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2017-09-07

The Marketing Group Plc: THE MARKETING GROUP ISSUES NEW SHARES AS PART OF ACQUISITION AGREEMENTS

London - 7th September 2017 - The Marketing Group PLC ("TMG" or the
"Group") today announces that it has issued a total of 2,530,948 new
Ordinary Shares in the Group ("New Shares") pursuant to agreements
made by the Group in connection with the acquisition of Addiction
Advertising Pte Ltd ("Addiction Advertising") announced by the Group
on 26 September 2016 (the "Acquisition"). All the New Shares are
subject to lock in agreements and are subject to the orderly market
agreement.

The Acquisition was effected through a special purpose vehicle, Rinnik
Limited, owned by the Group. At the time of the Acquisition
2,962,085 Ordinary Shares in the Group were issued for an effective
value of S$4 million ("Tranche 1") based on the prevailing Group
share price at the time of the Acquisition and it was agreed that two
further tranches of ordinary shares in the Group would be issued to
the vendors of Addiction Advertising as consideration 90 and 150 days
post the completion of the Acquisition ("Tranche 2" and "Tranche 3").

Tranche 2 comprising ordinary shares to the value of S$1.25 million calculated by reference to the 10 day volume weighted share price prior to the date of allotment were due to be issued on 9 February 2017. Tranche 3 comprising ordinary shares to the value of S$1.25 million calculated by reference to the 10 day volume weighted share price prior to the date of allotment were due to be issued on 9 July 2017. However, it was agreed between the parties to delay the issue of the Tranche 2 and Tranche 3 shares until now, but retain the originally agreed pricing mechanism for the issue of New Shares.

Tranche 2 comprises the issue of 509,259 of the New Shares to Lee Poh
Lye Jason, Lim Kiat Hoon Lionel and Thong Chew Fatt of Addiction
Advertising. The Tranche 2 New Shares are being issued at a price of
€1.62 per New Share (being a deemed value of S$1.25 million at a S$/€
exchange rate of 0.66 on 9 February 2017) and they are subject to a
lock up period until 9 February 2018.

Tranche 3 comprises the issue of 1,935,586 of the New Shares to Lee
Poh Lye Jason, Lim Kiat Hoon Lionel and Thong Chew Fatt of Addiction
Advertising. The Tranche 3 New Shares are being issued at a price of
€0.41 per New Share (being a deemed value of S$1.25 million at a S$/€
exchange rate of 0.63 on 9 July 2017) and they are subject to a lock
up period until 9 July 2018.

Additionally, 86,103 of the New Shares are being issued to Prakash
Somosundram, a former shareholder in Rinnik Limited at a price of
€4.22 per New Share, being a deemed value of €363,355, and his lock
up period is until 9 February 2018.

Following the issue of the 2,530,948 New Shares the total issued
ordinary share capital of TMG is 34,718,923 ordinary shares.

-ENDS-

For more information, please contact

Adam Graham, CEO

Email: investorrelations@tmg-plc.com

Media

Jaime Carron

Phone: 0207 1481606

Email: jaime.carron@tmg-plc.com
Investor relations
Claes Delin / Mikael Widell
Phone: +46 703 11 9960
E-mail: investorrelations@tmg-plc.com

This information is information that The Marketing Group plc is
obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation.
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of
the contact person set out below, at 14:15 pm CET on 07 September
2017.

The Marketing Group plc ("TMG") in brief

TMG is building a global full-service marketing network that respects
the individual cultures of each agency that joins. By providing a
supportive platform for growth, and an agile management approach, TMG
aims to provide a fresh alternative to the big holding companies:
Independent Spirit - Global scale. Each company within the group
provides specialist marketing services brought together, within
complementary communities of practice, to form an international
network that can address a global market. The central team supports
its subsidiaries through a lean and nimble structure that can respond
quickly to change and provide highly effective solutions for clients.
The Marketing Group is listed on Nasdaq First North, Stockholm.
www.tmg-plc.com.

Mangold Fondkommission AB, +46 8-5030 15 50, is the company's
Certified Adviser and liquidity provider.

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