Press Release


Interpublic Declares Dividend on Series B Preferred Stock

August 16, 2007 at 1:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2007--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 October 15, 2007 to holders of record at the close of business on October 1, 2007. There will be a maximum of 525,000 shares of the Series B Preferred Stock outstanding on October 1, 2007, resulting in a maximum possible aggregate dividend of $6,890,625.

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 Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen, The Martin Agency and R/GA. For more information, please visit

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

SOURCE: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.