Mondadori: lists published for nomination of Board of directors and Board of statutory auditors

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. has announced that lists of nominations for the appointment of both the board of directors and the board of statutory auditors, as filed by Fininvest S.p.A., that holds 53.06% of the share capital, along with the documentation required by Consob Regulation No.11971/1999 and the company’s Articles of Association, are now available at the company’s registered office, at the Italian Stock Exchange (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.) and www.mondadori.it (in the section Governance).

Following the candidates in the lists.

Candidates for appointment to the board of directors:

1. Marina Berlusconi

2. Maurizio Costa

3. Pier Silvio Berlusconi

4. Carlo Maria Vismara

5. Pasquale Cannatelli

6. Bruno Ermolli

7. Roberto Poli

8. Roberto Briglia

9. Martina Forneron Mondadori*

10. Marco Spadacini*

11. Angelo Renoldi*

12. Carlo Sangalli*

13. Cristina Rossello*

14. Mario Resca*

(*) Candidates with the necessary requisites for appointment as independent directors.

Candidates for appointment to the board of statutory auditors

Office of standing auditor:

1. Ferdinando Superti Furga

2. Francesco Antonio Giampaolo

3. Franco Carlo Papa

Office of substitute auditor:

1. Ezio Maria Simonelli

2. Francesco Vittadini

Please note that the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders for the appointment of directors and statutory auditors has been called for 19 April 2012 (20 April on second calling).

MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS FAIL TO PRESENT LISTS FOR THE BOARD OF STATUTORY AUDITORS

With reference to the lists for the appointment of statutory auditors, it should be noted, pursuant to Art. 144 octies, para. 2 of CONSOB Regulation 11971/1999, that before the legal deadline for the filing of lists (26 March 2012) only a list submitted by the majority shareholder Fininvest S.p.A. had been filed.

Consequently, in accordance with Art. 144 sexies, para. 5 of Consob Regulation 11971/1999, the period within which additional lists may be deposited at the registered offices of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. for appointment of statutory auditors is extended until 29 March 2012 and the percentage of the share capital required for the submission of lists is reduced from 2.5% to 1.25%.