NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Match.com, the world's leading personals company and an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), announced that the French Autorite des marches financiers (AMF) published today the final results of the tender offer initiated by Match.com on Meetic S.A.
A total of 808,115 shares were tendered in the subsequent offer period by Meetic shareholders. Upon settlement and delivery of those shares, which is expected to occur on or prior to September 19, 2011, Match will hold approximately 18.6 million shares, representing approximately 81% of the share capital of Meetic S.A.
Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris. It is the leader in the European online dating market currently established in 16 European countries, and available in 13 languages. Meetic is listed in Compartment B of Euronext Paris of the NYSE Euronext (MEET.PA).
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. Throughout its fifteen year history, Match.com has been responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other website. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 28 targeted websites such as OurTime.com and BlackPeopleMeet.com. Today, Match.com operates leading subscription-based online dating sites in 25 countries, 8 languages and across five continents. Match.com is an operating business of IAC and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.match.com.
IAC operates more than 50 leading and diversified Internet businesses across 30 countries... our mission is to harness the power of interactivity to make daily life easier and more productive for people all over the world. To view a full list of the companies of IAC please visit our website at www.iac.com.
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