Sharing Economy International Extends Exclusivity Period under Agreement with ECrent for Sharing Economy Platform Development and the Formation of Special Committee

HONG KONG, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharing Economy International, Inc. ("SEII" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: SEII) today announced that it has entered into Amendment No. 2 to the Exclusivity Agreement with ECrent Capital Holdings Limited ("ECrent"), a private company incorporated in British Virgin Islands focusing on developing and operating of a global sharing and rental platform to promote sharing economy across 30 countries and regions (the "Amendment"), which amends the Exclusivity Agreement dated June 11, 2017 by and between the Company and ECrent (the "Exclusivity Agreement").

Following changes to the Board of Directors in December 2017, the Company also announced the formation of a new special committee consisting of independent directors, to evaluate and negotiate on behalf of the Company for the potential acquisition and/or business cooperation transaction(s) with ECrent. The special committee is also expected to engage independent financial and other advisors in connection with such potential transactions.

There can be no assurances that the parties may enter into any agreement to do a transaction, and even if an agreement is entered into, there can be no assurances that such transaction will be consummated.

About Sharing Economy International Inc.

Sharing Economy International Inc., through its affiliated companies, designs, manufactures and distributes a line of proprietary high and low temperature dyeing and finishing machinery to the textile industry.  The Company's latest business initiatives are focused on targeting the technology and global sharing economy markets, by developing online platforms and rental business partnerships that will drive the global development of sharing through economical rental business models. Moreover, the Company will actively pursue blockchain technology in its existing and to-be-acquired business, enabling the general public to realize the beauty of resource sharing.

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