Date: January 2017

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press releases

Randstad strengthens relationship OECD at Future of Work forum in Paris - 14 January 2016

Randstad Innovation Fund invests in HR reporting and analytics platform Crunchr - 15 January 2016

Randstad receives competition clearance for the acquisition of Proffice - 22 January 2016

Randstad declares the offer to the shareholders of Proffice unconditional and extends the acceptance period - 29 January 2016

Randstad Innovation Fund invests in gamification pioneer Pymetrics - 09 February 2016

Q4 2015: strong operational performance - 18 February 2016

Randstad controls 98.6 per cent of the shares in Proffice following the offer - 19 February 2016

Randstad Workmonitor, results 1st quarter 2016: Technology and the human touch - 09 March 2016

Randstad shareholders adopt all AGM resolutions - 31 March 2016

Q1 2016: mid-single-digit growth trend continues - 26-apr-16

Winning Employer Brands in 25 countries named in Randstad Award 2016 - 13 May 2016

Randstad to acquire Obiettivo Lavoro, creating a leading position in Italy - 20 May 2016

Randstad CEO Jacques van den Broek spoke at the first leaders’ meeting of the European Pact for Youth on transition to jobs- 25 May 2016

Randstad CEO Jacques van den Broek calls for OECD members to brace for digital transformation’s impact on skills needs - 31 May 2016

Randstad to acquire Careo Group in Japan, expanding the Tokyo and IT/Engineering business - 10 June 2016

Randstad acquires twago to accelerate its talent strategies - 14 June 2016

Randstad announces a project to file a friendly cash tender offer to the shareholders of Ausy. The Board of Directors of Ausy unanimously supports this project - 20 June 2016

Randstad Workmonitor, results 2nd quarter 2016: Prospects for older workers shrink while the skills gap widens- 24 June 2016

Q2 2016: solid incremental conversion - 26 July 2016

Randstad to acquire Monster Worldwide to transform the way people and jobs connect -  9 August 16

Randstad commences tender offer to acquire Monster Worldwide - 6 September 2016

Randstad continues to be included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index - 8 September 2016

Randstad Workmonitor, results 3rd quarter 2016: Men are favored in management positions, but employees prefer working in gender-diverse teams 20 September 2016

Randstad extends tender offer to acquire Monster Worldwide to coordinate offer timing with EU regulatory review schedule 23 September 2016

The Randstad Williams Engineering Academy announces the successful students advancing into Year 2 - 14 October 2016

The Randstad Williams Engineering Academy welcomes new students - 20 October 2016

Q3 2016: resilient trends - 25 October 2016

Randstad announces the filing of its voluntary cash tender offer on Ausy - 26 October 2016

Randstad receives European Commission approval for acquisition of Monster Worldwide and Randstad confirms that its offer will not be increased and the offer price of $3.40 is full and final - 26 October 2016

Randstad successfully completes tender offer to acquire Monster Worldwide - 31 October 2016

Randstad launches The Engineering Challenge - 1 November 2016

Randstad completes acquisition of Monster Worldwide to accelerate its digital human resources strategy - 1 November 2016

Monster Announces Fundamental Change and Offer to Repurchase its 3.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 3 November 2016

Randstad CEO Jacques van den Broek presents ‘tech and touch: a digital journey’ at Web Summit in Lisbon - 8 November 2016

Monster Announces a Premium for Participation in its Fundamental Change Repurchase Offer for its 3.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 - 17 November 2016

Eight Randstad Executives Named in SIA’s 2016 Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing List - 21 November 2016

Monster Announces Expiration and Final Results of Tender Offer for its 3.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 5 December 2016

Randstad France has announced that its voluntary takeover bid for Ausy has been approved by the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) - 15 December 2016

Randstad intends to acquire BMC in the Netherlands, creating a strong #1 position for professionals in the public sector - 16 December 2016

Randstad Workmonitor, results 4th quarter 2016: Digital awareness is rising, but we’re not there yet - 20 December 2016