MTG Files to Terminate Registration with the SEC
STOCKHOLM -- June 20, 2013
Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’)(STO:MTGA)(STO:MTGB),
the international entertainment broadcasting group, today announced that it
will today file a certification under Form 15-F with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘SEC’) to terminate the registration
of its Class B shares and its reporting obligations under Section 13(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. MTG’s reporting obligations with
the SEC will therefore be suspended with immediate effect upon filing. The
termination of MTG’s SEC registration and reporting obligations are expected
to become effective no later than 90 days after the filing.
MTG’s class A and B shares are registered in Sweden, and listed and traded on
Nasdaq OMX Stockholm’s Large Cap index under the symbols ‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’.
MTG’s securities are not listed on any U.S. stock exchange, and the intended
deregistration with the SEC in the U.S. does not affect the registration or
listing of the Group’s shares in Sweden or MTG shareholders’ rights.
For further information, please visit www.mtg.se
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment broadcasting group
with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio
and content production businesses. MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting operates free-TV
and pay-TV channels, which are available on Viasat’s own satellite platforms
and third party networks, and also distributes TV content over the internet.
MTG is also the largest shareholder in CTC Media, which is Russia’s leading
independent television broadcaster.
Modern Times Group is a growth company and generated net sales of SEK 13.3
billion in 2012. MTG’s Class A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX
Stockholm’s Large Cap index under the symbols ‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’.
The information in this announcement is that which Modern Times Group MTG AB
is required to disclose under the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial
Instruments Trading Act. It was released for publication at 08:00 CET on 20
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