Interactive Publishing Plc
LSE : INTP

March 02, 2009 08:00 ET

Scarlet Acquisition

2 March 2008
                                                 
                                    Interactive Publishing plc
                            ('Interactive Publishing' or 'the Company')
                                                 
                                        Scarlet Acquisition

Interactive Publishing (PLUS: ITNP), the PLUS-quoted consumer publishing company, is pleased to
announce the acquisition of another consumer title, Scarlet Magazine and its website
www.scarletmagazine.co.uk, through a newly created wholly-owned subsidiary Scarlet Publishing
Limited.

Scarlet Magazine is a women's magazine which was launched to provide frank informative features
that talk to its female readers in the same way women talk to each other when men aren't around.
The magazine is distributed through major newsagents and supermarkets as well as via subscription.

Justin Sanders, CEO of Interactive Publishing said today,

"The continued uncertainty within the economy has created opportunities for Interactive Publishing
to acquire quality magazines such as Scarlet  that will further enhance our portfolio.

Scarlet has long been admired by Interactive Publishing and we are delighted that we have had the
opportunity to acquire it.

Interactive Publishing will continue to identify magazines that perform well within our market
sectors and which can benefit from being part of our enlarged portfolio."


For further details contact:

Interactive Publishing plc
Justin Sanders
Chief Executive
Tel: (020) 7608 6421

Corporate Advisor
Gary Miller
Fisher Corporate plc
Tel: (020) 7380 4901

Public Relations
Melissa Gilmour
Griffin Communications Limited
Tel: 07970 767 869

Notes to editors:

Interactive Publishing plc floated on the PLUS market on 20 February 2008  for  the  purpose of
making investments in the publishing and  marketing  services sectors  and  with  the objective of
producing long-term capital growth. Since its Introduction the directors of the Company have been
aggressively expanding the Company's portfolio through the acquisition of magazine titles
primarily in the consumer lifestyle sector.

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