RTL Group: 48,158 physical bearer unregistered shares of RTL Group now cancelled in accordance with the Immobilisation Law

  • Only physical, unregistered bearer shares of RTL Group affected
  • Shareholding structure of RTL Group remains unchanged

Luxembourg, 26-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of RTL Group, held on 25 May 2016, acknowledged that 48,158 physical bearer shares of RTL Group had not been registered in accordance with the provisions of the law of 28 July 2014 regarding the immobilisation of bearer shares in Luxembourg (“Immobilisation Law”). As previously announced by RTL Group on 16 January 2015 and on 21 January 2016, these unregistered shares were now cancelled in accordance with the Immobilisation Law.

Consequently, the number of shares representing RTL Group’s share capital was reduced to 154,739,396 shares with no par value. Following the cancellation of the unregistered shares, RTL Group’s share capital decreased marginally by €59,706 to €191,840,845.

The shareholding structure of RTL Group is not affected by this process.

Owners of cancelled, unregistered RTL Group bearer shares shall contact the following e-mail address for any questions: shareholders@rtlgroup.com. The minutes of the EGM will be available shortly on the company’s website via the link RTLGroup.com/egm

For further information please contact:


Oliver Fahlbusch
Executive Vice President
Corporate Communications & Marketing
T.: +352 / 24 86 5200
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Andrew Buckhurst
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations
T.: +352 / 24 86 5074
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About RTL Group
RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 57 television channels and 31 radio stations and content production throughout the world. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. The Group also operates the channels RTL CBS Entertainment HD and RTL CBS Extreme HD in Southeast Asia. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group’s content production arm, FremantleMedia, is one of the largest international creators, producers and distributors of multi-genre content outside the US. With operations in 31 countries, FremantleMedia’s comprehensive global network is responsible for more than 10,000 hours of programming a year and distributes over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the catch-up TV services of its broadcasters, the multi-channel networks BroadbandTV, StyleHaul and Divimove as well as FremantleMedia’s more than 240 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns a majority stake in the programmatic video advertising platform SpotX. For more information, please visit RTLGroup.com and follow RTL Group on Twitter @rtlgroup.


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