Trader Classified Media

Trader Classified Media

July 06, 2005 13:52 ET

Trader Classified Media Confirms EUR 0.63 per Share Distribution

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(CCNMatthews - July 6, 2005) -

Trader Classified Media N.V., a leader in classified advertising, confirms today the payment of a distribution of share premium to its shareholders in the amount of EUR 0.63 per share. Payment will be made on Friday, July 29, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Tuesday, July 26, 2005.

Consistent with its previous distributions to shareholders, this distribution is not subject to withholding tax in The Netherlands.

The Company also reconfirmed its intention to maintain a 5% payout ratio in the future, including a minimum distribution of at least EUR 70 million in 2006.

About Trader Classified Media

Trader Classified Media ( is a leader in classified advertising, providing services and solutions to both professional and individual buyers and sellers through multiple media channels including Internet, print, telephone, SMS and direct mail. The Company produces 578 print titles, with 10 million readers per week, and hosts 56 websites, with 15 million unique monthly visitors, in 21 countries.

The Company was founded in 1987 and today employs 7,200 people. Trader Classified Media is listed on Euronext (Paris Stock Exchange Eurolist) and is part of the SRD (ISIN code: NL0000233187 and Reuters code: TRD). Trader Classified Media is a member of ICMA (International Classified Media Association).

Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this document are forward-looking. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the intent, belief and current expectations of the Company or its officers with respect to various matters. When used in this document, the words "expects", "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "may", "will", "should" and similar expressions, and the negatives thereof, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are not promises or guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcome to differ materially from those suggested by any such statements. Those factors include, but are not limited to risks or uncertainties, described in our publicly filed documents.

These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this document. We expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any forward-looking statement is based.

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