UBM 2012 Full Year Results: Interview with CEO David Levin & CFO Robert Gray

Strategic milestone – focused for growth

Robust Growth for UBM Events and PR Newswire

Agreed disposal of Data Services businesses (“Delta”)

LONDON, 1st March 2013, PR Newswire – David Levin, UBM’s Chief Executive Officer, has commented on UBM’s 2012 Full Year Results, which were issued today:

“2012 has been another good year for UBM both operationally and strategically. We grew overall revenues and profits, with robust underlying revenue growth in our key Events and PR Newswire businesses. Events now account for three quarters of the Group’s continuing operating profit. We have continued to focus on large tradeshows; in 2012, 100 annual events generated revenues of more than £1m– accounting for 85% of annual event revenues.”

Notes to Editors

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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