MTG completes SEC deregistration

MTG completes SEC deregistration

September 19, 2013
16.00 CEST
Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’), the international entertainment group, today announced that it has completed the deregistration of its Class B shares with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘SEC’) in the U.S.

MTG filed a certification under Form 15-F with the SEC on 20 June 2013 to terminate the registration of its Class B shares and its reporting obligations under Section 13(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. MTG’s reporting obligations with the SEC were suspended with effect from the filing.

MTG’s class A and B shares are registered in Sweden, and listed and traded on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm’s Large Cap index under the symbols ‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’. MTG’s securities are not listed on any U.S. stock exchange, and the deregistration with the SEC does not affect the registration or listing of the Group’s shares in Sweden or MTG shareholders’ rights.


For further information, please visit or contact:

Mathias Hermansson, Chief Financial OfficerTel:                               +46 (0) 8 562 000 50

Matthew Hooper, Executive Vice President of Corporate CommunicationsTel:                               +44 (0) 7768 440 414Email:                  /

Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. MTG’s Viasat Broadcasting operates free-TV and pay-TV channels, which are available on Viasat’s own satellite platforms and third party networks, and also distributes TV content over the internet. MTG is also the largest shareholder in CTC Media, which is Russia’s leading independent television broadcaster.

Modern Times Group is a growth company and generated net sales of SEK 13.3 billion in 2012. MTG’s Class A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm’s Large Cap index under the symbols ‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’.

The information in this announcement is that which Modern Times Group MTG AB is required to disclose under the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. It was released for publication at 16:00 CET on 19 September 2013.

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