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Blue Canyon Holdings AB: Offer Document Made Public Regarding Blue Canyon Holdings' New Cash Offer to the Shareholders of Cision

July 22, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News -- This press release may not be published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa. The Offer is not being made to, nor will any tender of shares be accepted from or on behalf of, holders in such jurisdictions or elsewhere where their participation requires further documentation, filings or other measures in addition to those required by Swedish law. Shareholders in the United States should refer to the section titled "Special notice to shareholders in the United States" at the end of this announcement.

Blue Canyon Holdings AB ("Blue Canyon Holdings"), controlled by GTCR Investment X AIV Ltd. ("GTCR"), announced on 23 June 2014, by way of a press release, a new cash offer (the "Offer") of SEK 61 per share to the shareholders of Cision AB (publ) ("Cision"). The Offer is made at the same price per share as Blue Canyon Holdings' previous offer which expired on 22 April 2014 (the "Previous Offer").

The offer document regarding the Offer has now been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen) and was made public today.

The offer document together with the acceptance form are available at Blue Canyon Holdings' website (www.bluecanyon.se) and SEB Emissioner's website (www.sebgroup.com/prospectuses) and the acceptance form will be distributed to shareholders of Cision whose shares are directly registered with Euroclear Sweden AB on 7 July 2014. The offer document will also be sent free of charge to shareholders who so request and who inform of their postal address.

The acceptance period for the Offer commences on 8 July 2014 and ends on 5 August 2014.

Settlement will begin as soon as Blue Canyon Holdings has announced that the conditions for the Offer have been satisfied or that Blue Canyon Holdings has otherwise resolved to complete the Offer. Assuming that such an announcement is made no later than around 8 August 2014, settlement is expected to begin around 13 August 2014.

Blue Canyon Holdings reserves the right to extend the acceptance period for the Offer, as well as the right to postpone the settlement date.

Information about the Offer

For information about the Offer, please see www.bluecanyon.se.

Important notice

This is a translation of the original Swedish language press release. In the event of discrepancies, the original Swedish wording shall prevail.

Offer restrictions

The Offer is not being made to persons whose participation in the Offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law. This press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being published in or distributed to or into and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed or sent in or into any country in which the distribution or offering would require any such additional measures to be taken or would be in conflict with any law or regulation in such country. Any such action will not be permitted or sanctioned by Blue Canyon Holdings. Any purported acceptance of the Offer resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions may be disregarded.

The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa by use of mail or any other means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile transmission, electronic mail, telex, telephone and the Internet) of interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of national security exchange, of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa, and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility of, or from within, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa. Accordingly, this press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being and should not be sent, mailed or otherwise distributed or forwarded in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa.

Blue Canyon Holdings will not deliver any consideration under the Offer into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa.

This press release is not being, and must not be, sent to shareholders with registered addresses in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa. Banks, brokers, dealers and other nominees holding shares for persons in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa must not forward this press release or any other document received in connection with the Offer to such persons.

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