International Barrier Files Information Circular Regarding Shareholder Vote on Plan of Arrangement

VANCOUVER, BC and WATKINS, MN—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – International Barrier Technology Inc. (the “Company“) (OTCQB: IBTGF)(TSX VENTURE: IBH) is pleased to announce that further to its news release dated July 31, 2017, it has filed a proxy statement and management information circular (the “Information Circular“) and related proxy materials with Canadian and United States securities regulators. The Information Circular relates to the special meeting of the shareholders of the Company to be held on September 28, 2017 (the “Meeting“) to approve the plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement“) between the Company, Louisiana–Pacific Canada Ltd. and Louisiana–Pacific Corporation (collectively, “LP“). A copy of the Information Circular is available under the Company's profile on EDGAR at www.sec.gov and SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

On August 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of British Columbia issued an interim order pursuant to which, among other things, the Company is authorized to hold and conduct the Meeting at which the Company's shareholders will be asked to approve the Arrangement.

Shareholders of record of the Company on August 17, 2017 will receive notice of and be entitled to vote at the Meeting, and are being mailed a copy of the Information Circular and proxy materials. The Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. (Vancouver time) on September 28, 2017 at Suite 1200 – 750 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia. All shareholders are urged to read the Information Circular, which shareholders are expected to receive in the coming days, as it contains important information concerning the Arrangement and voting procedures.

Pursuant to the Arrangement, each issued and outstanding common share of the Company will be transferred to LP in consideration for US$0.41 per common share, for a total purchase price of approximately US$22 million. Upon completion of the Arrangement, the Company will become a wholly–owned subsidiary of LP. Completion of the Arrangement is conditional upon the approval of at least 66⅔% of the votes cast by Company shareholders at the Meeting and the satisfaction of certain other closing conditions customary in transactions of this nature, including the issuance of a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Please vote, your vote is important. The board of directors of the Company has unanimously determined that the Arrangement is in the best interests of the Company, and unanimously recommends, for the reasons set out in the Information Circular, that shareholders vote FOR the special resolution to approve the Arrangement.

The directors and officers of the Company have entered into lock–up agreements with LP pursuant to which they have agreed, among other things, to vote the shares of the Company beneficially owned or controlled by them in favor of the approval of the Arrangement. As of the date of the Information Circular, the directors and officers of the Company beneficially owned or controlled approximately 21.9% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company.

About International Barrier Technology Inc.

International Barrier Technology Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary fire–resistant building materials branded as LP® FlameBlock® Fire–Rated OSB Sheathing and Blazeguard FR Deck Panel. The Company's award–winning fire–resistant wood panels use a patented, non–toxic, non–combustible coating with an extraordinary capability: it releases water in the heat of fire. The panels exceed “model” building code requirements in every targeted fire test and application, and are unique in combining properties that increase panel strength and minimize environmental and human impact. The Company's family of products provides customers a premium material choice meeting an increasingly challenging combination of requirements in residential and commercial building construction. For more information please visit: www.intlbarrier.com.

About Louisiana–Pacific Corporation

Louisiana–Pacific Corporation is a manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers. Founded in 1973, LP is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under LPX. For more information, visit www.lpcorp.com.

INTERNATIONAL BARRIER TECHNOLOGY INC.

Michael D. Huddy
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward–Looking Information

This news release contains “forward–looking information” within the meaning of the applicable securities legislation that is based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. The information in this news release about the completion of the business combination described herein, and other forward–looking information includes but is not limited to information concerning: the intentions, plans and future actions of the companies participating in the Arrangement and other information that is not historical facts.

Any statements that involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance (often but not always using phrases such as “expects”, “believes” or “intends” or variations of such words and phrases or stating that certain actions, events or results “may” or “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward–looking information and are intended to identify forward–looking information. This forward–looking information is based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Company, at the time it was made, involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward–looking information. Such factors include, among others, risks relating to the completion of the Arrangement and satisfaction of all closing conditions; risks relating to receipt of all necessary shareholder, court and regulatory approvals; business integration risks; fluctuations in general economic conditions, securities markets and currency markets; changes in national and local governments, legislation and taxation; risks relating to employee relations; and risks and hazards associated with the Company's operations.

Although the forward–looking information contained in this news release is based upon what management believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure shareholders and prospective purchasers that actual results will be consistent with such forward–looking information, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended, and neither the Company nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any such forward–looking information. The Company does not undertake, and assumes no obligation, to update or revise any such forward–looking statements or forward–looking information contained herein to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required by law.

Zoom Named Video Conferencing Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

SAN JOSE, CA —(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – Zoom Video Communications, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise video communications services, today announced that analyst firm Frost & Sullivan has named it the 2017 Company of the Year in the Video Conferencing Industry.

Frost & Sullivan's global team of analysts and consultants continuously research a wide range of markets across multiple industries and regions. As part of its ongoing research, the firm identifies companies that are true industry trailblazers, delivering best practices in growth, innovation, and leadership.

Frost & Sullivan recognizes Zoom as the video conferencing industry leader across 10 criteria: compelling user experience, strong performance metrics, rapid pace of innovation, innovative marketing, smart workflow integration, price/performance value, customer purchase experience, customer ownership experience, customer service experience, and brand equity. In discussing Zoom's rapid pace of innovation, for example, Frost & Sullivan noted, “With innovation in its DNA, the Zoom team has stayed on a rapid product development track. Zoom continues to focus on building leading–edge features and functionality in its platform.” The report also compares Zoom to two competitors across these criteria.

“Frost & Sullivan is widely recognized for its deep expertise in evaluating technology leadership across a variety of industries,” said Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom. “We are honored to receive this recognition from Frost & Sullivan and to be named its Company of the Year in Video Conferencing. We will continue to focus on our customers' happiness above all else. It is our north star, and it has never failed us.”

“Zoom's unique and user–friendly approach is changing how video and web conferencing is being used and perceived,” said Roopam Jain, industry director of Information & Communication Technologies at Frost & Sullivan. “Frost & Sullivan believes that Zoom's strong focus on the core principles of usability, affordability, and reliability is eliminating the traditional barriers to adoption and successfully disrupting the market. For these reasons, we are proud to present the 2017 Company of the Year Award in Video Conferencing to Zoom.”

To read Frost & Sullivan's in–depth analysis across the criteria discussed above, download the full report here. Join Zoom at its first user conference, Zoomtopia, Sept. 26 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Source

Report: Frost & Sullivan, Company of the Year, The Video Conferencing Industry, 2017

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best–in–class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best–practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages almost 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.

About Zoom

Zoom makes video communications frictionless. Founded in 2011, Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with a secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software–based conference room solution used around the world in conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Zoom helps enterprises and organizations bring their teams together to get more done. Zoom is a private company headquartered in San Jose, CA. Visit zoom.us or follow @zoom_us.

Niko Provides Corporate Update

CALGARY, AB—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – Niko Resources Ltd. (“Niko” or the “Company”) (TSX: NKO) provides the following update:

As disclosed in its August 11, 2017 press release announcing its operating and financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, in order to fund the projected cash requirements of the Company's assets in India and its other cash requirements over the next few months, the Company requested consent from the Lenders under its amended and restated facilities agreement to use a portion of the funds in a restricted cash reserve account. A decision from the Lenders on this request is now expected before the end of September 2017. An adverse decision from the Lenders will have a material adverse impact on the Company's ability to fund its operations and is likely to lead the Company to take steps which could be adverse to all stakeholders.

Forward–Looking Information

Certain statements in this press release constitute forward–looking information. Specifically, this press release contains forward looking information relating to the Company's ability to receive consent from the Lenders for the release of funds from a restricted cash reserve account and such funds being sufficient to fund the projected cash requirements of the Company's assets in India and its other cash requirements over the next few months. Such forward–looking information is based on a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause actual results or other expectations to differ materially from those anticipated and which may prove to be incorrect. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward–looking information. Such forward–looking information reflects the Company's current beliefs and assumptions and is based on information currently available to the Company. This forward–looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions, many of which are not within the control of the Company, including that the consent of the Lenders can be obtained on a timely basis and the expected cash flow of the Company over the next few months. The reader is cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect. Actual results may vary from the information provided herein as a result of numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors and such variations may be material. Such risk factors include, but are not limited to, the risks discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended March 31, 2017 and in the Company's public disclosure documents, and other factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. Niko makes no representation that the actual results achieved during the forecast period will be the same in whole or in part as those forecast.

The forward–looking information included in this press release is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward–looking information included herein is made as of the date of this press release and Niko assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

Global and Regional Level Pharmaceutical Market Access Teams Plan Early to Develop Customized Launch Sequences

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – Surveyed teams at Top 10, Top 50 and small pharmaceutical companies each start their launch sequencing activities an average of at least a year before products are scheduled to launch, according to business intelligence firm Cutting Edge Information.

The study, Global Market Access Strategies: Building Payer Relationships Through Comprehensive Value Stories, found that among each surveyed team type, both current and ideal start times are fairly separated.

Data collected and analyzed by Cutting Edge Information show that Top 10 and Top 50 company teams would like to initiate launch sequencing activities closer to a year and a half before their products reach the market. Teams at surveyed small pharma report an average ideal start time closer to 16 months prior to launch.

“Part of the need for early planning is due to the complexity of launch sequencing activities,” said Eric Bolesh, senior director of product development at Cutting Edge Information. “Life science teams must carefully consider the price referencing schemes of each country they are considering to launch their product.”

Launch decisions in a single market can affect pricing and access in other countries worldwide, the study found. Launching products in less competitive markets first, for example, may lend to lower prices in other markets or regions.

Global Market Access Strategies: Building Payer Relationships Through Comprehensive Value Stories, available at https://www.cuttingedgeinfo.com/product/global–market–access–strategies/, explores emerging trends impacting market access teams and the best practices they implement to obtain better pricing and reimbursement around the world. The study contains detailed market access performance metrics, including ideal time frames for involving market access teams in supporting new product launches. Use the report's benchmarks and market access team priorities to:

  • Set market access budgets
  • Analyze market access sub–functions — such as HEOR — activities that receive higher priority and resource allocations
  • Develop stronger payer relationships by deploying account managers and incorporating third–party perspectives
  • Develop unique launch sequence strategies to capitalize on product value
  • Learn how market shifts and uncertainty will have a greater impact on pharmaceutical pricing activities

For more information about Cutting Edge Information's market access research, please visit https://www.cuttingedgeinfo.com/product–category/market–access/.

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Mora County Files Lawsuit Seeking Damages Against Manufacturers and Distributors of Opioids

MORA, NM—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – Mora County has become the first New Mexico governmental entity to seek damages against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers.

Mora County Commissioners, Paula A. Garcia (Chair), George A. Trujillo, and Alfonso J. Griego unanimously voted Monday (August 14, 2017) to retain the firms of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC (New York) and Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy & Conaway, P.C. (Albuquerque) to file a lawsuit on behalf of Mora County. Mora County joins numerous governmental entities nationwide already represented by Napoli Shkolnik. In New Mexico, the Napoli law firm has associated Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy & Conaway. Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy & Conaway is an Albuquerque–based law firm that focuses on catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation to ensure corporate accountability.

The lawsuit filed against various manufacturers and distributors of prescription opiates alleges fraudulent and negligent marketing and distribution of opiates. The lawsuit seeks damages to be paid to Mora County for costs it has incurred in combating the opioid epidemic. The law firms stated that they are aware of interest on the part of other governmental entities to join in the litigation effort.

“Mora County is proud to lead the charge in New Mexico in this ground–breaking litigation,” stated Paula A. Garcia, Chair, Mora County Commissioner's board. Ms. Garcia stated “the opioid epidemic has caused devastation, touched virtually every citizen's life and certainly has caused the County to incur expenses and utilize resources needlessly.”

“For many years the manufacturers and distributors of opioid pain medications have earned billions of dollars in profits flooding this country with opioids” says Napoli Shkolnik PLLC attorney Joseph L. Ciaccio, “these lawsuits seek to force those companies to clean up the devastation caused by these pills.”

Josh Conaway of Fadduol, Cluff, Hardy & Conaway notes that “the rate of opioid overdose related emergency department visits has increased in New Mexico between 2010 and 2015. In 2014, three out of every 4 drug overdose deaths involved prescription opioids or heroin. Mora County has one of the highest opioid overdose rates of any New Mexico county.”

“These drug companies have poisoned our communities and polluted our children” says Paul Napoli of counsel for Napoli Shkolnik PLLC. “The painkiller overdose epidemic is a classic case of putting profits before people,” he said. “Many opioid manufacturers were so intent on selling as much product as possible that they either turned a blind eye towards, or intentionally buried, reports that these drugs were highly addictive and potentially deadly.”

Movio Promotes Matthew Liebmann to Global President, Movio Cinema

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND and LOS ANGELES, CA—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – Movio, a Vista Group International Company and the global leader in marketing data analytics for the film industry, has promoted Matthew Liebmann to Global President, Movio Cinema. He previously held the title of Senior Vice President, The Americas.

For almost 25 years, the industry veteran has focused on the entertainment and media sector, helping cinema exhibitors adapt to advancing technology and changing guest expectations.

Liebmann will now oversee worldwide strategy and operations for Movio's flagship product, Movio Cinema, the leading marketing data analytics and targeted campaign solution for cinema exhibitors, which accrues anonymized comprehensive marketing data on 39+ million active moviegoers from the world's leading cinema chains.

As he drives the continued success of the Movio Cinema business globally, Liebmann will focus on further customer expansion in leading and emerging markets including the US and Canada, China, Japan, India, UK, France, and Brazil, among others. He'll work closely with Craig Jones, Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for the growth of Movio Media, Movio's innovative data–driven marketing solution for film studios, distributors and related parties.

Prior to joining Movio, Liebmann spent much of his career in cinema exhibition. He launched and directed the guest loyalty program at Hoyts Cinema Australia, chosen best program in Australia in 2012 by the Australian Marketing Institute. He was a leading entertainment and media consultant at PwC Australia, as well as the founding author of the Australian Entertainment and Media Outlook. He also served two terms as a director on the Board of Screen Australia, the Australian Federal Government's key funding body for the Australian screen production industry.

In announcing the promotion, Movio Chief Executive and Co–Founder Will Palmer said “We must continue to innovate our product and services to ensure our exhibition partners remain ahead of the technological curve. Matthew's vast experience and complete immersion in everything film and exhibition make him the ideal leader to take Movio Cinema to the next level.”

“Harnessing behavioral data to understand moviegoers, targeting them with personalized communications wherever they are, and confidently assessing the impact of those marketing tactics is critical to enhancing guest experience and generating sustainable profitability for exhibitors,” said Liebmann. “I'm excited to be leading Movio Cinema's global strategy and supporting cinema exhibitors in delivering a first–rate experience to their guests thanks to technology.”

Liebmann's insights as a cinema industry thought leader are regularly solicited by cinema conferences and trade publications. In the past year, he has shared his expertise as a guest speaker at the Korean Film Council Conference; the Global Forum of SAWA (Global Cinema Advertising Association); CineShow, and the Script to Screen Summit. On Friday, September 8th, he will participate in the “Eve of Disruption” panel at the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF).

About Movio:
Movio is the global leader in marketing data analytics and campaign management software for cinema exhibitors, film distributors and studios around the world. A company of Vista Group International (NZX: VGL) (ASX: VGL), Movio is revolutionizing the way the film industry interacts with moviegoers. The company maintains real–time, authoritative data on customer transactions for many of the world's biggest cinema chains and captures the behavior of millions of active moviegoers worldwide. Movio operates in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, China, and South–East Asia. Movio was named winner of the “Innovative Software Product” award at the 2016 annual New Zealand Hi–Tech Awards.

Movio Cinema, Movio's flagship product, holds comprehensive marketing data covering 56 percent of cinema screens of the Large Cinema Circuit in North America and 29 percent globally accounting for 39+ million active moviegoers. Movio Media has been a game changer for every major American film studio and distributor, providing comprehensive market data on the demographics and behavior of moviegoers, crucial audience insights and innovative campaign solutions. The Movio Media technology offers the most powerful and most accurate near real–time film market research platform in the United States.

Website: www.movio.co
Twitter: @MovioHQ
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/movio

About Vista Group International:
Vista Group International (Vista Group) is a public company, listed on both the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges (NZX: VGL) (ASX: VGL). Vista Group provides software and service solutions across the global film industry. Cinema management software is provided by Vista Cinema, the core business of the Group. Movio (authority in moviegoer data analytics), Veezi (cloud–based SaaS software for the Independent Cinema Market), Maccs (film distribution software), Numero (box office reporting software for film distributors and cinemas), Cinema Intelligence (business intelligence solutions), POWSTER (creative studio and marketing platform for movie studios) and Flicks (moviegoer 'go to' portal for movie information) provide products that leverage the success of this platform across additional film industry sectors, from production and distribution, to cinema exhibition through to the moviegoer experience. Vista Group has offices located in New Zealand (Auckland HQ), Sydney, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Beijing, Mexico City, South Africa, the Netherlands and Romania.
Website: www.vistagroup.co

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VideoAmp Secures $21.4 Million in Series B Growth Round

SANTA MONICA, CA—(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – VideoAmp, the integrated TV operating system for advertising, today announced it has raised $21.4 million in a Series B funding round led by Mediaocean, with additional investment from European leader in broadcast, content, digital, RTL Group, GoAhead Ventures, StartUp Capital Ventures, Anthem Venture Partners, Wavemaker Partners & Simon Equity Partners. This round brings the total funds raised by the company to $36.6 million.

While focusing on product rollout over the last 18 months, VideoAmp achieved approximately 400% revenue growth from 2015 to 2016 and is already pacing at nearly 500% revenue growth from H1 2016 to H1 2017. The company scaled its TV OS for advertising to agency holding companies and content owners to unify the planning, packaging and activation of linear TV and digital video campaigns across screens. The four drivers of their growth were using digital audiences (or “Advanced Currencies”) to plan linear TV, allocate upfront linear TV units, programmatically buying media across linear TV/OTT/digital channels, and reporting on de–duplicated reach and frequency within a single fully self–serve interface.

“VideoAmp has been 100 percent focused on solving the challenges of linear TV and digital video convergence since the day we founded the business in 2014,” said Ross McCray, Co–Founder & CEO, VideoAmp. “I believe our singular focus and engineering first approach has been instrumental to our growth and a key advantage in the marketplace. Two–thirds of our employees are technical and we don't have the legacy business models that hinder and distract like our competitors. We will be investing the lion's share of capital from this round to further expand our engineering team and license additional first party data sets as new inputs into our data science projects.”

In May 2017, VideoAmp and Mediaocean (a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company), announced a first–of–its–kind partnership that creates a fully integrated linear TV planning, allocation and optimization solution for the upfront and scatter markets for agencies and brands by VideoAmp integrating into a read/write API within Mediaocean's Spectra product. This groundbreaking integration improved the methods available to optimize committed network television buys, which are often the most strategic portion of a brand's budget.

“Our investment in VideoAmp is incredibly strategic,” said Bill Wise, Co–Founder & CEO of Mediaocean. “Mediaocean has been the preeminent technology behind television advertising for five decades. However, media convergence and shifting consumer habits are changing the advertising landscape. This investment, and the software solutions we create together, will ensure that our customers benefit from secular shifts in advertising from traditional ad sales to programmatic and to audience–based buying and selling across devices. Mediaocean plans on being the preeminent technology for another five decades and beyond – and our investment in VideoAmp is an important chess move for us.”

In conjunction with the investment from Mediaocean, Mr. Wise join's VideoAmp's Board of Directors to provide the company with mentorship and strategic guidance.

“Within our 'Total Video' strategy VideoAmp's plays a crucial role to analyze, execute and optimize ad campaigns for all screens in the most effective way for the advertiser. The team has built a truly unique TV and video advertising technology platform,” noted Rhys Nolke, SVP Strategy of RTL and VideoAmp board member. “We view VideoAmp as the platform of choice for planning, buying, packaging and measuring cross–device video campaigns amidst an ever–evolving and extremely fragmented media landscape.”

Through its world–class software, VideoAmp is bringing efficiencies into an inefficient market. The company is changing the way advertisers and content owners plan, buy, package and measure the success of all video advertising investment, regardless of where or how it's displayed on screen, including de–duplicating and targeting methods that reach broadcast TV, VOD, OTT, desktop, and mobile audiences. Over the last year, VideoAmp structured over 41 strategic partnerships in the space, including Mediaocean, comScore, Nielsen, Comcast's FreeWheel, Publicis Groupe's Mediavest|Spark, Omnicom Group, Horizon Media, LiveRamp, Neustar, SpotX, Clypd and many others.

ABOUT VIDEOAMP

VideoAmp is the world's first integrated TV operating system for the convergence of the linear TV and digital video advertising ecosystems. Our software and data solution enables advertisers to plan, buy, and measure the success of de–duplicated and precisely targeted campaigns that reach linear TV, VOD, OTT, and digital audiences. The linear suite allows for the first time the ability to use digital data for the planning and allocation of upfront TV commitments within existing workflows. This extends to scatter and cross screen initiatives, all within the VideoAmp fully self–serve operating system for buyers and sellers. VideoAmp is backed by Mediaocean, RTL Group, and six other top venture capital firms. For more information, visit www.videoamp.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

ABOUT MEDIAOCEAN

Mediaocean is the world's leading media software company that automates every aspect of the advertising workflow – from planning, buying and selling, to analyzing and optimizing, to invoicing and payments. Mediaocean's open cross–media platforms power $140 billion in global media budgets, and have unmatched reach and bridge traditional and digital media. Mediaocean serves more than 80,000 users across agencies, advertisers, broadcasters and publishers worldwide. The company employs 900 people worldwide and is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of software companies. Mediaocean is headquartered in New York with ten offices worldwide. Learn more at mediaocean.com, or connect with Mediaocean on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.

ABOUT RTL GROUP

RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 56 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. The television portfolio of Europe's largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. RTL Group's families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group's flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group's content production arm, FremantleMedia, is one of the largest international creators, producers and distributors of multi–genre content outside the US. With operations in 31 countries, FremantleMedia's comprehensive global network is responsible for approximately 12,000 hours of programming a year and distributes over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the catch–up TV services of its broadcasters, the multi–platform networks BroadbandTV, StyleHaul and Divimove as well as FremantleMedia's more than 280 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns the advanced video ad serving platform SpotX. For more information, please visit RTLGroup.com and follow RTL Group on Twitter @rtlgroup. RTL Group – Entertain. Inform. Engage.