NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2008--The Board of Directors of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG) has declared a dividend of $13.125 per share on its 5 1/4% Series B Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock. The dividend on the Series B Preferred Stock is payable in cash on January 15, 2009 to holders of record at the close of business on January 2, 2009. There will be a maximum of 525,000 shares of the Series B Preferred Stock outstanding on January 2, 2009, resulting in a maximum possible aggregate dividend of $6,890,625.
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Philippe Krakowsky, 212-704-1328
Jerry Leshne, 212-704-1439
SOURCE: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.