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euro adhoc / Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers / Company Information

euro adhoc: freenet AG / Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers / Resumption of discussions with United Internet AG and Drillisch AG (E)

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03.04.2008

freenet AG, Hamburg: United Internet AG and Drillisch AG have this afternoon invited us to resume the discussions, discontinued last year, on a strategic cooperation between United Internet AG, Drillisch AG and freenet AG. freenet AG has decided to accept this invitation. At the same time, the negotiations with Permira regarding the takeover of the debitel group are being continued.

Further inquiry note:
Andreas Neumann
IR-Manager
Tel.: +49 (0)40 51306-778
E-Mail: ir@freenet.ag

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emitter: freenet AG
Hollerstraße 126
D-24782 Büdelsdorf
phone: +49 (0)4331 691000
FAX: +49 (0)40 51306-970
mail: ir@freenet.ag
WWW: http://www.freenet.ag
sector: Online
ISIN: DE000A0EAMM0
indexes: Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Börse Frankfurt, free trade:
Börse Berlin, Börse Hamburg, Börse Stuttgart, Börse Düsseldorf, Börse Hannover, Börse München
language: English

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