LBi International N.V.: Publicis initiates squeeze out procedures to acquire all outstanding shares in LBi

LBi International N.V.: Publicis initiates squeeze out procedures to acquire 
all outstanding shares in LBi 
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/18/13 --  LBi
International N.V.("LBi" or the "Company") (NYSE EURONEXT Amsterdam:
LBI) is announcing that Publicis Groupe
Holdings B.V., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Publicis Groupe S.A., ("Publicis")
has initiated legal
proceedings in accordance with articles 2:359c and 2:92a of the Dutch
Civil Code to acquire all outstanding shares in LBi by a ruling  of
the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. These
proceedings are initiated by Publicis following the acquisition of
more than 95% of all issued
and outstanding ordinary shares in the
Company (the "Shares"). In light of the
Company holding 4,162,861
Shares in treasury, it will act as co-plaintiff in
these proceedings. 
The last trading day will be 6 March 2013. Delisting of the Shares
was approved
by NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. 
The Company is reminding shareholders that following delisting
shareholders will
no longer be able to trade the Shares via the NYSE
Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange in the usual way. Furthermore, it
remains uncertain if, to what extent,
under which conditions and at
what cost processing of the Shares in the Euroclear giro system may
be continued after delisting. 
This is a press release by LBi International N.V. ("LBi") pursuant to
the provision of Article 5:25i of the Dutch Act on the Financial
Supervision (Wet op het financieel toezicht). 
About LBi 
LBi International N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: LBI) is Europe's
largest independent marketing and technology agency. We have
operations in 16 countries
and a staff of approximately 2,100
experts, who blend insight, media, creativity
and technical expertise
to create value for leading brands. We help companies of all shapes
and sizes decide what's next for their business - and then we
them there. We define and execute transformational digital
strategies for clients active in a wide variety of businesses. 
There are many things that make LBi unique, but if we had to choose
one it would
be our ability to bring together diverse teams of
experts to suit any brief. We call this blending, and it's the reason
why all types of organisations - from
famous global businesses t
disruptive start-ups - choose LBi to help make their
brands desirable
wherever, whenever and however people choose to engage with
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Luke Taylor
LBi International N.V.
+44 20 7063 6465 
Huub Wezenberg
LBi International N.V.
+31 20 460 4500 
LBi International N.V.
Joop Geesinkweg 209
1096 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
P.O. Box 94829
1090 GV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Company registration no. 30277334
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