TF1 takes a participation in Publications Metro France

TF1 takes a participation in Publications Metro France

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On September 8, 2003, the Board of Directors of TF1 agreed on the acquisition of a 34.3% stake in Metro International's French subsidiary, Publications Metro France, for a consideration of EUR 12 million. Publications Metro France currently publishes the free daily newspaper Metro in Paris, Lyon and Marseille.

This transaction between TF1 and Metro International will be completed in September 2003.

TF1 shares are listed on the Paris Stock Exchange “Premier Marché” with Euroclear code 005490.
Metro International S.A. ‘A’ and ‘B’ shares are listed on the Stockholmsbörsen ‘O-List’ and on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbols MTROA and MTROB.