IPO of Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG: Greenshoe option partially exercised

Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG / IPO

12.08.2010 21:00

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Cologne, August 12, 2010

IPO of Ströer: Greenshoe option partially exercised
- 640,000 of 1,790,624 shares placed by overallotment covered by share     capital increase from authorized capital

- Gross proceeds for Ströer amount to EUR 12.8 million
As stabilization manager for the IPO of Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG ('Ströer'), Morgan Stanley partially exercised today the Greenshoe option, which was granted in the IPO, in its own name and for the account of all underwriting banks. 640,000 of the 1,790,624 available shares placed by overallotments will remain in the market. The shares required to redeem the securities loan on which the overallotment was based are to be created with an increase in share capital from authorized capital.
The gross proceeds for Ströer generated by the share capital increase resulting from the exercise of the Greenshoe option are expected to amount to EUR 12.8 million. The free float after the partial exercise of the Greenshoe option is expected to reach approximately 43.4 per cent.

Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News:
About Ströer 
Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG is a specialist for all forms of outdoor advertising - ranging from classic posters, advertising in waiting areas and mass transit to digital and interactive media. The company markets over 280,000 advertising spaces and is one of the leading out-of-home advertisers in Europe: In terms of sales revenue, Ströer is the leader in its core markets of Germany, Turkey and Poland (following the acquisition of News Outdoor Poland). In these markets the company provides its clients with extensive networks for nationwide advertising campaigns. The Ströer Group has some 1,400 employees at over 60 locations. The company's portfolio comprises a variety of different outdoor advertising products. In terms of advertising media and street furniture, the company values top quality, innovation and superior design. With its products, Ströer sets new standards of design of public spaces. Ströer street furniture has already received 26 international awards. More information about the company is available at

This ad hoc release does not constitute an offer for the sale of securities in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, Japan or in any other jurisdiction in which an offer is subject to legal restrictions. The securities named in this ad hoc release may be sold or offered for sale in the United States of America only with prior registration under the provisions of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 ('Securities Act'), as amended, or in the absence of prior registration only on the basis of an exemption. Subject to certain exemptions in accordance with the Securities Act, the securities named in this announcement may not be sold or offered for sale in Australia, Canada or Japan or for the account of Australian, Canadian or Japanese residents. There is no registration of the offer or the sale of the securities named in this announcement according to the respective legal requirements of Canada, Australia and Japan. There will be no public offer of securities in the United States of America.
This ad hoc release is solely for advertising purposes and does not constitute a prospectus. Interested investors should make their investment decision in regard to the securities named in this announcement solely on the basis of information in a prospectus published by the company in connection with this offer and approved by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). This securities prospectus is available free of charge from Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG (Ströer Allee 1, 50999 Cologne, Germany) or on the website

This ad hoc release contains forward-looking statements based on current assessments and assumptions made by the management of Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG according to the best information available. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that can lead to the results of operations, profitability, performance or the profits of Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG deviating significantly from the results of operations, profitability, performance or the profits as expressly described in these forward-looking statements or to be implicitly assumed from them. In view of these risks, uncertainties and other factors, the recipient of these materials should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements and to conform them to future events and developments.

Press contact: 
Petra Kaiser
Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG
Corporate Communication
Ströer Allee 1 | D-50999 Cologne
Telephone: +49 (0)2236 - 96 45-246
Fax: +49 (0)2236 - 96 45-6246

IR contact: 
Stefan Hütwohl
Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG
Director Group Finance and Investor Relations 
Ströer Allee 1 | D-50999 Cologne, Germany 
Phone: +49 (0)2236 / 96 45-338  
Fax: +49 (0)2236 / 96 45-6338  

12.08.2010 Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Press Release distributed by DGAP. Media archive at and

Language:     English
Company:      Ströer Out-of-Home Media AG
              Ströer Allee 1
              50999 Köln
Phone:        +49 (0)2236.96 45 0
Fax:          +49 (0)2236.96 45 299
ISIN:         DE0007493991
WKN:          749399
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr               in Berlin, Stuttgart
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