Press Release


Interpublic Announces Pricing of 10.0% Senior Notes Due 2017

June 11, 2009 at 7:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2009-- On June 10, 2009, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG) agreed to sell $600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 10.0% Senior Notes due 2017. The expected net proceeds will be approximately $572 million after deducting discounts, commissions and estimated offering expenses.

Interpublic intends to use proceeds from the offering to fund its ongoing tender offer to purchase outstanding 7.25% Notes due 2011 and Floating Rate Notes due 2010. Any funds raised in the offering but not used in the tender offer will be used for the repayment, repurchase or redemption of other indebtedness, general corporate purposes and working capital.

The notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Act and any applicable state securities laws. This press release is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities.

About Interpublic

Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Campbell Mithun, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen, The Martin Agency and R/GA. For more information, please visit

Source: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Philippe Krakowsky, 212-704-1328
Jerry Leshne, 212-704-1439
(Analysts, Investors)