SOURCE: Thomson

December 22, 2009 08:52 ET

THOMSON : Thomson's Restructuring Plan is approved by all Creditors' committees

PARIS--(Marketwire - December 22, 2009) - Thomson's Restructuring Plan is approved by all Creditors' committees

Next step will be the Shareholders' Meeting on 27 January 2010

Paris, 22 December 2009 - Thomson S.A. (The Company) (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS) announces that the committee of Thomson's noteholders (Noteholders' committee), which was convened today under the aegis of the Administrateur Judiciaire's office, voted to approve the Restructuring Plan made public by Thomson on 9 December 2009.

The Noteholders' committee approved the Restructuring Plan at 98.8%.

All creditors' committees (Suppliers, Lenders and Noteholders) have now approved the Restructuring Plan. Following this important milestone and consistent with the previously announced calendar, the Restructuring Plan will now be submitted for approval to the shareholders at the Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting to be convened on 27 January 2010 (First call: 19 January 2010).

Thomson's sauvegarde proceeding is expected to be concluded by February 2010.

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