PRESS INFORMATION



 
 


 

Possible Bertelsmann Share Offer

Luxembourg, 4 December 2007 – RTL Group notes the recent speculation concerning a possible offer for the company.

RTL Group acknowledges that Bertelsmann indicated that it was considering making an offer to acquire all the outstanding shares in RTL Group not already owned by Bertelsmann, subject to a number of conditions precedent.

RTL Group understands that no offer has been approved yet by the Bertelsmann executive and supervisory boards and that there can be no assurance that any offer will be made by Bertelsmann.

Should Bertelsmann make an offer, RTL Group will assess such offer in accordance with the interests of the company, its employees and its minority shareholders.

For further information please contact:

Media
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.