SOURCE: LBi International N.V.

LBi International N.V.

August 10, 2011 08:39 ET

LBi Welcomes Project Holland Fonds as a New Shareholder

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext symbol: LBI), Europe's largest marketing and technology agency, is pleased to announce that it has been notified that investment fund Project Holland Fonds has purchased shares in LBi and today holds 5.67% of the outstanding share capital.

Luke Taylor, CEO of LBi: "We are pleased to have Project Holland Fonds on board as one of our larger minority shareholders. They show strong commitment and belief in our strategic ambitions and growth potential."

The management team of Project Holland Fonds: "We are convinced that LBi is poised to benefit from sustainable long term market trends as business will continue its shift from offline to online. We see good opportunities for future growth and are keen to support LBi in the further roll out of their business model and execution of their growth plans."

Project Holland Fonds is an independent Amsterdam-based investment fund which focuses on high-quality Dutch small and medium-sized listed companies. The fund strives for potential shareholdings in the 5-30% range and positions itself as an engaged long term shareholder. Initial investors in the fund are Rabobank and Delta Lloyd.

About LBi

LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: LBI) is the leading European marketing and technology agency with a global reach.

Headquartered in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), LBi has a staff of 1,800 and operations in 15 countries. As a marketing and technology agency, LBi offers services to brands (clients) to help them engage with their customers through digital channels across a wide spectrum of their points of engagement, from initial awareness of the brand, through direct interaction with the services or products offered by the brand, to on-going relationships with the brand.

The Company offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers, more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences, which means that LBi is able to develop big creative ideas in the digital space, build and manage complex transactional websites, run complex CRM programmes and even handle the media buying, planning and electronic public relations for blue chip companies.

Contact Information

  • Contacts

    Luke Taylor
    CEO
    LBi International N.V.
    +44 20 7063 6465
    luke.taylor@LBi.com

    Huub Wezenberg
    CFO
    LBi International N.V.
    +31 20 460 4500
    huub.wezenberg@LBi.com

    For more information, go to www.LBi.com

    LBi's head office
    LBi International N.V.
    Joop Geesinkweg 209 | 1096 AV Amsterdam
    Box 94829 | 1090 GV Amsterdam | Netherlands
    Company registration no. 30277334

    Phone: + 31 20 460 45 00
    Fax: + 31 20 460 45 09
    Web: www. LBi.com