MTG Completes SEC Deregistration
STOCKHOLM -- September 19, 2013
Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’)(STO:MTGA) (STO:MTGB),
the international entertainment group, today announced that it has completed
the deregistration of its Class B shares with the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission (the ‘SEC’) in the U.S.
MTG filed a certification under Form 15-F with the SEC on 20 June 2013 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 were suspended with effect from 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
deregistration with the SEC does not affect the registration or listing of the
Group’s shares in Sweden or MTG shareholders’ rights.
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment 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 16:00 CET on 19
For further information, please visit www.mtg.se.
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Modern Times Group (MTG)
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +46 (0) 8 562 000 50
Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 7768 440 414
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