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China Distance Education Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides online and offline education services, and sells related products in the People’s Republic of China. The company offers online professional education services primarily in the accounting, healthcare, and construction engineering industries. It also provides other professional education courses, such as the national judicial examination, online test-preparation courses for self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees, test preparation courses for university students intending to take the graduate school entrance exam, and online language courses. Its online courses feature audio-video lectures taught by experts within their respective fields delivered through the Internet using streaming media and other technologies. The company’s online lectures are supplemented by its proprietary Learning Management System, which monitors individual progress, records course notes, and collects incorrectly answered questions. As of September 30, 2013, it operated 17 Websites, including its primary Website; and 16 other Websites. In addition, the company operates an Open Learning Platform, a proprietary education platform that allows people to share their educational content in professional development areas; sells proprietary books and reference materials; and offers business start-up training courses to university students, job seekers, and individuals. Further, it offers offline accounting and healthcare professional training to accounting firms and the general public, as well as courseware production and online platform development services. The company sells its books and reference materials through third-party bookstores and distributors; and through its online bookstore and offices. China Distance Education Holdings Limited was founded in 2000 and is based in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.

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China Distance Education Holdings Appoints Mark Marostica as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy

China Distance Education Holdings Limited appointed Mark Marostica as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. In this role, Mr. Marostica will be responsible for leading corporate development initiatives for the company as well as strategic planning activities and investor relations. Before joining the company, he was a managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray & Company from 1998 to 2014, and served as managing director and head of Asia equity research from 2009 to 2012.

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Declares Cash Dividend, Payable on or about January 10, 2015

China Distance Education Holdings Limited announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per ordinary share on its outstanding shares to shareholders of record as of the close of trading on January 6, 2015. Holders of American Depositary Shares (ADS), each representing four ordinary shares of CDEL, are accordingly entitled to the cash dividend of $0.80 per ADS. The depository, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, will charge a fee of $0.02 per ADS when the dividends are distributed on or about January 10, 2015.

China Distance Education Mulls Acquisitions

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) is seeking acquisitions. Ping Wei, Chief Financial Officer said, "Merger and acquisition opportunities, we always actively look for mergers and acquisitions and investments-strategic investment opportunities with mobile learning platform"


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