AMSTERDAM, The NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2012) - With reference to the joint
press releases by LBi International N.V. and Publicis Groupe S.A. dated 20
September 2012 and 9 October 2012, LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext
symbol: LBI), Europe's largest independent marketing and technology agency,
announces that it calls an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders in
connection with the Intended Recommended Public Cash Offer for all the
issued and outstanding shares of LBi.
This is a press release by LBi International N.V. ("LBi") pursuant to the
provisions of Article 5:25i of the Dutch Act on the Financial Supervision
(Wet op het financieel toezicht ) and Article 4, paragraph 3 of the Dutch
Public Takeover Decree (Besluit openbare biedingen Wft), in connection with
the intended recommended public offer by Publicis Groupe S.A. ("Publicis
Groupe"), through its indirectly wholly owned subsidiary, Publicis Groupe
Holdings B.V., for all the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of
LBi. This press release does not constitute or form part of an offer for
ordinary shares in LBi. It is an announcement that an extraordinary general
meeting of shareholders of LBi International N.V. has been called.
The information in this press release is not intended to be complete and
for further information explicit reference is made to the offer document,
which is expected to be published around the second half of November 2012,
after approval of the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Stichting
Autoriteit Financiële Markten).
This press release may not be published, distributed, disseminated or
otherwise sent into Japan or Canada.
Extraordinary general meeting of shareholders
An extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of LBi International N.V.
has been called to be held on 20 December 2012, 15:00 hours CET, at Hilton
Hotel, Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam, the Netherlands (the "EGM"). LBi
has made the agenda of and the explanatory notes to the EGM available on
its website (www.LBi.com).
LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: LBI) is Europe's largest
independent marketing and technology agency. We have operations in 16
countries and a staff of approximately 2,200 experts, who blend insight,
media, creativity and technical expertise to create value for leading
brands. We help companies of all shapes and sizes decide what's next for
their business - and then we take 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 would be our ability to bring together diverse teams of
experts to suit any brief. We call this blending, and it's the reason why
all types of organisations - from famous global businesses to disruptive
start-ups - choose LBi to help make their brands desirable wherever,
whenever and however people choose to engage with them.
For more information, visit www.LBi.com
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