JCDecaux Increases Its Stake in MCDecaux in Japan

  JCDecaux Increases Its Stake in MCDecaux in Japan

Business Wire

PARIS -- June 26, 2014

Regulatory News :

JCDecaux SA (Paris:DEC) (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor
advertising company worldwide, announced that it has acquired 25% of MCDecaux
from Mitsubishi Corporation and now holds 85% of the joint-venture. JCDecaux
had held 60% of MCDecaux since its creation in 2000 and this acquisition takes
its stake to 85%. Mitsubishi Corporation retains a 15% stake and will continue
to support MCDecaux.

MCDecaux is the number one in advertising street furniture in Japan and is
present in the country's 20 biggest cities, through agreements with the city
authorities as in Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Hiroshima and Kyoto, or via
concessions with the main private sector bus operators, as in Tokyo, Fukuoka
and Sapporo. As well as managing 1,600 advertising bus shelters and 150
self-service bicycles in 36 of Japan's 50 biggest towns, MCDecaux also
operates a network of advertising furniture in 163 shopping centres run by the
Aeon and Ito Yokado chains, representing a total of 6,300 2m^2 advertising
panels.

Jean-Charles Decaux, Chairman of the Executive Board and Co-Chief Executive
Officer of JCDecaux, said: "I would like to thank our long-standing partner,
Mitsubishi Corporation, for its major contribution to MCDecaux's creation and
growth in Japan over the past 14 years. I am pleased that our successful
partnership will continue. MCDecaux is currently the only advertising street
furniture company able to provide advertisers and their agencies with a
comprehensive advertising presence in both city centres and shopping malls.
Our Japanese subsidiary has a key strategic position in the world's third
largest advertising market, which generated revenues of nearly €40 billion in
2013, 8.4% of which in outdoor advertising. MCDecaux intends to pursue its
strong growth and continue to meet the requirements of cities and brands by
proposing value-added products and services."

Key Figures for the Group

  *2013 revenues: €2,676m
  *JCDecaux is listed on the Eurolist of Euronext Paris and is part of the
    Euronext 100 index
  *No.1 worldwide in street furniture (480,400 advertising panels)
  *No.1 worldwide in transport advertising with more than 145 airports and
    more than 276 contracts in metros, buses, trains and tramways (379,000
    advertising panels)
  *No.1 in Europe for billboards (191,000 advertising panels)
  *No.1 in outdoor advertising in the Asia-Pacific region (211,400
    advertising panels)
  *No.1 in outdoor advertising in Latin America (30,000 advertising panels)
  *No.1 worldwide for self-service bicycle hire
  *1,082,400 advertising panels in more than 60 countries
  *Present in 3,700 cities with more than 10,000 inhabitants
  *12,000 employees

Contact:

JCDecaux SA
Communications Department:
Agathe Albertini, +33 (0) 1 30 79 34 99
agathe.albertini@jcdecaux.fr
or
Investor Relations:
Nicolas Buron, +33 (0) 1 30 79 79 93
nicolas.buron@jcdecaux.fr
 
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