Quercus Publishing plc

December 01, 2008 09:00 ET

Result of General Meeting


                                            QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC
                                         ("Quercus" or the "Company")
                                           Result of General Meeting

Quercus  Publishing  PLC  (PLUS: QUPP) announces that at the General Meeting of the  Company  held  today,  the
resolutions to approve the waiver of Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers and to enable the placing
and open offer of 5,853,846 ordinary shares of 0.8 pence each in the Company were duly passed.

The  latest  time  and date for receipt of completed application forms under the open offer is  11.00  a.m.  on
Friday,  5  December,  2008.  An announcement confirming the interest of Pentland  Group  plc  in  the  Company
following the placing and open offer will be made as soon as practicable thereafter.

             The Directors of Quercus Publishing PLC accept responsibility for this announcement.
                                                   - ENDS -

QUERCUS PUBLISHING PLC           Mark Smith, Chief Executive Officer       Tel: 020 7291 7200

REDLEAF COMMUNICATIONS           Emma Kane/Samantha Robbins                Tel: 020 7566 6700

ST HELEN'S CAPITAL PLC           Mark Anwyl/Duncan Vasey                   Tel: 020 7628 5582

Expected Timetable for the Open Offer

Latest time and date for receipt of completed Application Forms
and payment in full under the open offer                                  11 a.m. on 5 December 2008

Admission and commencement of dealings in new ordinary shares              8.a.m on 10 December 2008

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