Reference is made to previous stock exchange announcements in respect of the establishment of the new media group, Media Norge. Schibsted ASA has, in connection therewith, to day held an Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting.
The Shareholders’ Meeting resolved the proposals from the Board of Directors for approval of the merger involving Aftenposten AS, and the new Articles of Incorporation of Aftenposten AS following such merger, in connection with the establishment of Media Norge and approval of amendments to the Articles of Incorporation of Schibsted ASA.
Appended are the minutes of Shareholders’ Meeting in Schibsted ASA and transcript of the Articles of Incorporation of Schibsted ASA as stated after the amendments resolved.
An information memorandum and the merger plans prepared in connection with the establishment of Media Norge are available on the Schibsted website, www.schibsted.com
together with previously published notice for the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Schibsted ASA and letter to the Shareholders of Schibsted.
The Shareholders’ Meeting of Aftenposten AS have earlier today approved the merger plan for the establishment of Media Norge, including the amendments to the Articles of Incorporation in accordance with the proposal from the Board of Directors. It is assumed that the Shareholders’ Meeting of all the respective companies participating approves the merger.
Further, reference is made to the separate stock exchange announcements and press releases from the companies involved in the establishment of the new media group Media Norge and from project steering group for Media Norge.
Mr Birger Magnus, Executive Vice President, tel: (+47) 90 03 00 93
Mr Trond Berger, Executive Vice President, tel: (+47) 91 68 66 95
Oslo, 15 February 2007