PRESS INFORMATION



 
 


 

No Bertelsmann share offer

Luxembourg, 20 December 2007 – RTL Group notes today's announcement by Bertelsmann AG that it has decided not to proceed at this time with a public offer for the shares of RTL Group that are not already owned by it.

The Board of RTL Group will continue to manage the company for the benefit of all the shareholders, and is looking forward to further strengthening further its leading positions in television broadcasting, radio and production.


For further information please contact:

Media Relations
Oliver Herrgesell 
Corporate Communications 
Phone: +352/2486 5200 

oliver.herrgesell@rtlgroup.com
Investor Relations
Andrew Buckhurst
Investor Relations
Phone: +352/2486 5074
andrew.buckhurst@rtlgroup.com



About RTL Group
RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 42 television channels and 32 radio stations in ten countries and content production throughout the world. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, Five in the UK, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia and Hungary, Ren TV in Russia and Antena 3 in Spain. 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 and Luxembourg. RTL Group's content production arm, FremantleMedia is one of the largest international producers outside the US. Each year, it produces more than 10,000 hours of programming in 22 countries.