RTL Group increases strategic shareholding in Grupo Media Capital to 16.1% from 11.6%
Luxembourg, 23 August 2005 – RTL Group today announces that it has increased its strategic shareholding in the share capital of Grupo Media Capital to 16.1 per cent.
The acquisition is not subject to any conditions.
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Senior Vice President
External Communications and Investor Relations
Phone: 00352/2486 5075 or 5130
About RTL Group
RTL Group is Europe's leading commercial broadcaster, with interests in 31 television channels and 33 radio stations in ten countries and content production throughout the world. Its television portfolio includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, Five in the UK, and the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia and Hungary, as well as Antena 3 in Spain and TVI in Portugal. RTL Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Luxembourg. RTL Group's content production arm, FremantleMedia is one of the largest international producers outside the US. It is currently producing more than 260 programmes in over 40 countries including the USA, providing a wide range of drama, entertainment and factual programming for viewers around the world.
About Grupo Media Capital
Grupo Media Capital is a leading Portuguese media company. It is involved in television, through the free to air broadcaster tvi, radio, via four stations, outdoor advertising and internet and publishing activities.