Exhibit 99.1

For Release
February 14, 2018
1:15 p.m. PST

Ed Pierce        
Chief Financial Officer         
(818) 878-7900

On Assignment Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
Financial results above previously announced estimates

CALABASAS, Calif., February 14, 2018 -- On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE: ASGN), a leading global provider of diversified professional staffing solutions, today reported results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter Highlights     
Revenues were $679.1 million, up 9.4 percent over the fourth quarter of 2016 (up 8.6 percent year-over-year excluding the revenue contribution from Stratacuity, which was acquired in August 2017).
Net income of $67.3 million ($1.28 per diluted share), was up from $24.0 million ($0.45 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Net income included a one-time, non-cash benefit of $31.4 million ($0.59 per diluted share) from the reduction in deferred tax liabilities related to the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Cash flows from operating activities were $58.3 million for the quarter and $196.4 million for the full year 2017.
Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) was $82.9 million (12.2 percent of revenues), up from $70.7 million (11.4 percent of revenues) in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The Company paid down $35.5 million of debt during the quarter and the leverage ratio (a non-GAAP measure) at December 31, 2017 was 1.89 to 1, down from 2.08 to 1 at September 30, 2017.
Through December 31, 2017, On Assignment had repurchased approximately 2.4 million shares for $101.2 million, at an average per share price of $42.81 under its $150 million stock repurchase program.
On January 31, 2018, the Company entered into an agreement to acquire ECS Federal, LLC ("ECS") for approximately $775.0 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close on April 2, 2018.

Management Commentary

Peter Dameris, Chief Executive Officer of On Assignment, Inc., said "We are pleased with our operating and financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year 2017. We continued to grow well above the stated growth rate for our industry reflecting the continued deepening of customer relationships, the increasing rate of adoption of our delivery model and the successful expansion of our statement of work business. Over the past year we generated $172.2 million in free cash flow, which we used, among other things, to repurchase our common stock, pay down debt and fund the acquisition of Stratacuity.

Dameris continued, "We are well positioned going into 2018. Our previously announced acquisition of ECS will strengthen our position as one of the largest and fasting growing IT services firms in North America and increase our addressable end market to $279 billion by virtue of our entering the $129 billion Government Services space."

Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Revenues were $679.1 million, up 9.4 percent year-over-year (8.6 percent excluding the $4.5 million revenue contribution from Stratacuity, which was acquired in August 2017). The combined net effects of "Same Billable Days" and "Constant Currency" basis, were not material. Our largest segment, Apex, accounted for 78.7 percent of total revenues and grew 12.3 percent year-over-year. Our Oxford Segment accounted for 21.3 percent of total revenues and was down 0.3 percent year-over-year.


The following information was filed by Asgn Inc (ASGN) on Thursday, February 15, 2018 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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