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China Cord Blood Corporation to Hold Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on February 18, 2011

December 16, 2010

HONG KONG, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (“CCBC” or “the Company”), the first and largest cord blood banking operator in China, today announced that the Company will hold its annual general meeting of record at the Company’s Hong Kong office at 48/F, Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, at 9:00 p.m. on February 18, 2011 Hong Kong Time (February 18, 2011 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time). The shareholder record date is January 12, 2011.

China Cord Blood Corporation filed its annual report on Form 20-F, including its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 16, 2010, and filed an amendment to its annual report on Form 20-F/A with the SEC on October 20, 2010. CCBC’s annual report on Form 20-F and the amendment to the annual report on Form 20-F/A can be accessed at the Investor Center section of the Company’s website at http://www.chinacordbloodcorp.com, as well as on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Shareholders may request a hard copy of the complete and audited financial statements on Form 20-F free of charge, by contacting ir@chinacordbloodcorp.com.

About China Cord Blood Corporation

China Cord Blood Corporation is the first and largest cord blood banking operator in China in terms of geographical coverage and is the only cord blood banking operator with multiple licenses. Under the current PRC government regulations, only one licensed cord blood banking operator is permitted to operate in each licensed region and only seven licenses have been authorized as of today. China Cord Blood Corporation provides cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.chinacordbloodcorp.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events, performance and results of operations, and underlying assumptions and other statements that are other than statements of historical facts. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and service demand and acceptance, changes in technology, economic conditions, the impact of competition and pricing, government regulation, and other risks contained in statements filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the Company, are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements and any other cautionary statements which may accompany the forward-looking statements. In addition, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.


    For more information, please contact:

    China Cord Blood Corporation
    Ms. Joeling Law
    Tel:    +852 3605 8180
    Email: ir@chinacordbloodcorp.com

    ICR, LLC
    In New York: Ashley M. Ammon: +1-646-277-1227
    In Beijing: Wen Lei Zheng: +86-10-6583-7510

SOURCE China Cord Blood Corporation


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