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04 November 2014

Matomy Completes Strategic Investment by Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe has completed its strategic investment in Matomy, allowing the two companies to build together the global leader in performance-based advertising.

Matomy Media Group Ltd. (LSE:MTMY), one of the world’s leading digital performance-based advertising companies, today announces that further to the announcement made on 13 October 2014, Publicis Groupe has exercised its option to acquire an additional 4,393,517 Ordinary Shares from existing shareholders, representing 4.9% of Matomy’s total issued share capital, at a price of 227 pence per share.

Following completion of the transaction, Publicis Groupe will hold a total of 22,326,246 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 24.9% of Matomy’s total issued share capital.

As detailed in Matomy’s previous announcement, under the lock-up waiver provided by Canaccord Genuity Limited, the selling shareholders have agreed to extend to 31 March 2015 the lock-up period for any remaining Ordinary Shares they hold (except for Matomy’s CFO Sagi Niri and the PDMRs detailed below, who in connection with Matomy’s IPO, agreed to be locked up until 6 July 2015).

The selling shareholders included the following Director and PDMRs:

Director / Senior Management Holding prior to Transaction % of issued share capital Shares sold Resulting holding % of issued share capital
Sagi Niri 207,500 0.23% 163,260 44,240 0.05%
Assaf Suprasky 144,892 0.16% 116,329 28,563 0.03%
Erez Gross 100,568 0.11% 78,956 21,612 0.02%
Ido Pollack 50,000 0.06% 44,612 5,388   0.01%
Gil Klein 98,309 0.11% 67,903 30,406 0.03%
Menachem Salinas 190,498 0.21% 55,255 135,243 0.15%
Thomas Lanzetta 15,961 0.02% 12,975 2,986 0.00%

Matomy Media Group Ltd. (LSE:MTMY) is one of the world's leading digital performance-based advertising companies. Working across Web, social media and mobile platforms, Matomy offers advertisers, media partners and publishers a range of opportunities to generate risk-free performance-based results, delivering quality, scale and speed by providing a single gateway to all digital media channels. Matomy’s marketing solutions include: a display ad network; mobilesocial and video advertising; email marketingsearch marketing and search engine optimization; a virtual currency platform; and domain monetisation

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Contact(s):
Keith Trivitt
Director, Corporate Communications
Email: ktrivitt@matomy.com
Phone: +1 646.264.0144
Cell Phone: +1 417.299.5996