On 30 November 2006, Camélia Participations, a company controlled by funds managed by Apax Partners France including Altamir and Amboise Investissement, acquired from Mr. Alain Bernard his entire stake in Prosodie representing 43.94% of the equity capital and 44.15% of the voting rights of the company, at a price of €20 per share. Prosodie is listed on Euronext Paris (Eurolist C - code ISIN FR0004152031).
In accordance with market regulations, Camélia Participations will soon file with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) a tender offer for all the Prosodie shares it does not own. This offer will be at a price of €23.40 per share, subject to the opinion of the independent expert appointed on 9 November 2006 and to the review of admissibility by the AMF.
About Altamir and Amboise Investissement
Altamir and Amboise Investissement are two listed companies which were created by Apax Partners respectively in December 1995 and at the end of March 2006. Both are designed to co-invest and disinvest with the private equity investment funds managed by Apax Partners France.
Altamir and Amboise Investissement leverage Apax Partners' know how and investment strategy, which involves backing fast-growing companies, at all stages of investment (LBO, growth capital, venture capital), across its global sectors of IT & Telecoms, Media, Healthcare, Retail & Consumer and Business & Financial Services.
Altamir is a SCR (Société de Capital Risque) listed on the Euronext Paris Eurolist market, Compartment C, Ticker: LTA, ISIN: FR0000053837.
For further information: www.altamir.fr
Amboise Investissement is a SCR (Société de Capital Risque) listed on the Euronext Paris Eurolist market, Compartment C, Ticker: AMB, ISIN: FR0010307348.
For further information: www.amboise-investissement.fr
For further information, please contact:
Apax Partners SA
Tel: + 33 (0)1 53 65 01 35
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