The Board of Directors of PagesJaunes Groupe is Modified in Order to Take
into Account the Undertakings Arising from the Financial Restructuring
Operations of Mediannuaire Holding SA (“MDH”)
SÈVRES, France -- March 27, 2013
PagesJaunes Groupe (Paris:PAJ), a company listed on Euronext Paris, NYSE
Euronext (PAJ), announces that certain members of the Board of directors have
resigned and that new members have been co-opted.
These resignations and co-optations occurred pursuant to the agreement
announced by MDH on 12December 2012, by which MDH implements a debt
restructuring with the support of its shareholders, investment funds managed
by Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts and certain Goldman Sachs Capital Partners funds,
and of its two main creditors, the Cerberus group and certain Goldman Sachs
Mezzanine Partners funds.
Pursuant to the terms of this agreement which modifies the shareholding of
PagesJaunes Groupe, MDH, its main shareholders after the restructuring and the
members of the Working group formed by its lenders, have agreed that the Board
of directors would be consequently modified.
The following decisions were taken by the Board of directors:
*Nicolas Cattelain, representative of Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, resigned
and is replaced by Steven Mayer, whose appointment will end in 2014;
*William Cornog, representative of Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, resigned and
is replaced by Lee Millstein, whose appointment will end in 2014;
*Mediannuaire, who was absorbed by MDH and is dissolved, is replaced by
MDH, which shall be represented by John Ryan, whose appointment will end
*Andrew Wolff, representative of Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, resigned
and is replaced by Cécile Moulard, whose appointment will end in 2016; and
*Jean-Christophe Germani, representative of Goldman Sachs Capital Partners,
resigned and is replaced by Marc Simoncini whose appointment will end in
Lee Millstein and MDH, represented by John Ryan, shall each replace Nicolas
Cattelain and are respectively appointed to the remunerations committee and
the audit committee.
About PagesJaunes Groupe
PagesJaunes Groupe is the leader in France in local advertising and
information, generating 1.07 billion euros in consolidated revenues in 2012.
PagesJaunes Groupe’s services are available in particular through fixed and
mobile Internet, printed directories (the PagesJaunes and PagesBlanches
directories), directory enquiry services by telephone and SMS (118008).
PagesJaunes Groupe’s fixed and mobile websites, primarily pagesjaunes.fr,
mobile.pagesjaunes.fr, mappy.com and annoncesjaunes.fr, are visited by nearly
one Internet user in two in France each month.
PagesJaunes Groupe has a sales force of more than 2 300 commercial advisers in
France and Spain and provides a comprehensive range of advertising products
for its local and national advertising customers. With 623 million euros in
Internet revenues in 2012, representing over 58% of its consolidated revenues,
PagesJaunes Groupe is the largest European operator in terms of Internet
PagesJaunes Groupe is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (PAJ). Information on
PagesJaunes Groupe is available at www.pagesjaunesgroupe.com
Delphine Penalva, 01 46 23 35 31
Isabelle Thillou, 01 46 23 37 56
Elsa Cardarelli, 01 46 23 40 92
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