Exercised the Over-Allotment Option
The acquisition price for special shares covered by the Over-Allotment option was € 5,75 per share, equal to that provided for under the terms of the Global Offering, for a total of approx € 7.8 m.
Transfer and payment of the special shares will take place on January 9, 2008.
Accordingly, the Global Offering including the Over-Allotment option involved a total of 36,447,394 Il Sole 24 ORE S.p.A. special shares, equal to 27.3% of the company’s share capital, for a total worth of € 209.6 m.
Milan January 4, 2008