The subscription period for the rights offering of Schibsted expires on 2 July 2009 at 17:30 hours (CET).
The rights offering in Schibsted consists of an issue of 38,753,615 new shares at a subscription price of NOK 34. Shareholders as of 11 June 2009 have received one subscription right per share held at that date. Holders of subscription rights have been granted preferential rights to subscribe for three new shares for every five subscription rights held.
Subscription rights should be used to subscribe for new shares or sold before the end of the subscription period, as they thereafter will have no value.
Subscription of new shares may take place by returning completed subscription forms to SEB Enskilda AS, Filipstad Brygge 1, P.O Box 1363 Vika, NO-0113 Oslo, Norway, telefax: + 47 21 00 89 62, so that the subscription forms are received before the end of the subscription period. Subscribers resident in Norway can also subscribe for new share by using the Internet pages www.schibsted.no www.sebenskilda.no within the subscription period.
Copies of the prospectus published in relation to the rights offering can be obtained on the internet pages www.schibsted.no and www.sebenskilda.no, from Schibsted’s registered office at Apotekergaten 10, 0105 Oslo and from SEB Enskilda, Filipstad Brygge 1, 0113 Oslo, telephone 21 00 85 00.
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN
This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities. The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The company does not intend to register any part of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States. Any offering of securities will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the issuer or selling security holder and that will contain detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements.
In any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any member State, the “Prospectus Directive”), this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive.
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