Berne, 11 June 2014
On 28 May 2014, Tamedia AG and Swisscom announced that they want to develop directory services together. Due to the new developments, the preparation of the Auditor's Report by PwC has been delayed by a few days. Swisscom is therefore likely to publish the offer on 23 June 2014. As things currently stand, the bid period starts on 8 July 2014 and is set to end at 16.00 (CET) on 5 August 2014. Furthermore, the conditions stipulated in the announcement on 16 May 2014 shall continue to apply.
Swisscom’s takeover of PubliGroupe and the partnership between Swisscom and Tamedia are subject to the approval of the Federal Competition Commission.
The documents on the offer and the restrictions of the offer can be viewed at http://www.public-takeover.ch. The submitted offer will be based solely on the yet to be published offer prospectus.