AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Feb 18, 2013) - LBi International N.V.("LBi" or
the "Company") (NYSE EURONEXT Amsterdam: LBI) is announcing that Publicis
Holdings B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Publicis Groupe S.A.,
has initiated legal proceedings in accordance with articles 2:359c and
the Dutch Civil Code to acquire all outstanding shares in LBi by a ruling
Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. These proceedings are
initiated by Publicis following the acquisition of more than 95% of all
and outstanding ordinary shares in the Company (the "Shares"). In light of
Company holding 4,162,861 Shares in treasury, it will act as co-plaintiff
The last trading day will be 6 March 2013. Delisting of the Shares was
by NYSE Euronext Amsterdam.
The Company is reminding shareholders that following delisting shareholders
no longer be able to trade the Shares via the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam stock
exchange in the usual way. Furthermore, it remains uncertain if, to what
under which conditions and at what cost processing of the Shares in the
Euroclear giro system may be continued after delisting.
This is a press release by LBi International N.V. ("LBi") pursuant to the
provision of Article 5:25i of the Dutch Act on the Financial Supervision
het financieel toezicht).
LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: LBI) is Europe's largest
independent marketing and technology agency. We have operations in 16
and a staff of approximately 2,100 experts, who blend insight, media,
and technical expertise to create value for leading brands. We help
all shapes and sizes decide what's next for their business - and then we
them there. We define and execute transformational digital strategies for
clients active in a wide variety of businesses.
There are many things that make LBi unique, but if we had to choose one it
be our ability to bring together diverse teams of experts to suit any
call this blending, and it's the reason why all types of organisations -
famous global businesses to disruptive start-ups - choose LBi to help make
brands desirable wherever, whenever and however people choose to engage
For further information, visit www.LBi.com
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