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Mondadori and CBNews

December 2007

Mondadori (Italy), the leading publishing group in Italy and third largest in France, active in magazine and book publishing, radio, printing and internet, has sold Tarif Media (France), publisher of the professional guide and website Tarif Media, which is the reference provider of information on media ad space for advertisers and media planners to CBNews (Com & Co).

Ohana & Co. acted as the exclusive financial adviser to Mondadori.

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