BEIJING, May 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE:JMEI) (“Jumei” or the “Company”), China’s leading online retailer of beauty products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a certain number of ordinary shares of BabyTree Group, representing 4.0% of the total issued and outstanding share capital of BabyTree Group immediately after the sale, to a third-party investor for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$86.5 million. Immediately after the sale, Jumei will hold approximately 3.33% of the total issued and outstanding share capital of BabyTree Group.
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About Jumei International Holding Limited
Jumei (NYSE:JMEI) is China’s leading online retailer of beauty products. Jumei’s internet platform is a trusted destination for consumers to discover and purchase branded beauty products, baby, children and maternity products, light luxury products, health supplements and other products through the Company’s jumei.com and jumeiglobal.com websites and mobile application. Leveraging its deep understanding of customer needs and preferences, as well as its strong merchandizing capabilities, Jumei has adopted multiple effective sales formats to encourage product purchases on its platform, including curated sales, online shopping mall and flash sales. More information about Jumei can be found at http://ir.jumei.com.
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