D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 N.V. (DEMB) announced that, in consultation with Euronext, DEMB's listing will be terminated on Oct. 29, 2013. The last day of trading of DEMB shares on Euronext will be Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
As a result of the acquisition of more than 95 percent of the DEMB shares, Oak Leaf announced that the listing and trading of the shares on New York Stock Exchange Euronext Amsterdam (Euronext) would be terminated as soon as possible.
In order to acquire the shares not already owned, Oak Leaf will commence statutory buy-out proceedings in accordance with the Dutch Civil Code as soon as possible.
Reference is made to the press release of Oak Leaf, a newly incorporated company wholly owned by a Joh. A. Benckiser led investor group of Sept. 26, 2013, announcing that approximately 95.27 percent of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of DEMB are held by Oak Leaf.