Metro International S.A. (“Metro” or the “Company”) has, as previously announced, applied for delisting of its shares, warrants and debentures from NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
Metro has now been informed that NASDAQ OMX Stockholm has approved the Company’s application for delisting and decided that the last day of trading in Metro’s shares, warrants and debentures will be on 31 May 2012.
To enable for holders of shares and warrants in the Company to divest their shares and warrants also following the last day of trading, Metro’s largest shareholder Investment AB Kinnevik (“Kinnevik”) will after the last day of trading offer holders to divest such holdings to Kinnevik (or a subsidiary) on terms corresponding to those applicable under Kinnevik’s previous public cash offer, announced on 6 February 2012.
For further information, please visit www.metro.lu or contact:
Anders Kronborg, CFO
Tel: +44 79 1254 0800
ABOUT METRO INTERNATIONAL AND METRO
Metro is the largest international newspaper in the world. Metro is published in over 100 major cities in 22 countries across Europe, North & South America and Asia. Metro has a unique global reach – attracting a young, active, well-educated Metropolitan audience of 17 million daily readers.
Metro International S.A. shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm through Swedish Depository Receipts of series A and series B under the symbols MTROA and MTROB.