Clear Leisure Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Court Decision


23 May 2014

Clear Leisure Plc

("Clear Leisure" or "the Company")

Court Decision

The Company announces that, despite its best efforts to prove the value of the restructuring proposal of the Mediapolis asset, the Ivrea Tribunal Court has not accepted its "Concordato in Continuita" proposal.

The reason behind the decision is due to the Company not being able to secure the final construction permit from the Piedmont Region local authority, in a reasonable time frame. The court was, however, satisfied with the proposed building plan for Mediapolis (the permit for which has been in place since 2009), the conditional offers the Company has received from interested third parties and you could try these out the financial restructuring plan to satisfy Mediapolis' debtors of EUR 12 Sneak A Peek At This Site million. Importantly, the tribunal has not put Mediapolis into administration, due to the strength of the matters presented.

The Company has the right to resubmit its proposal following the local elections of the Regione Piedmonte which are being held on 25 May. It has been advised that the next date for the tribunal to meet regarding Mediapolis will be 25 June.

The Company further states that the negative decision from the court need not compromise its negotiations with the prospective buyers, in which it remains in negotiations. It will continue to work hard to secure the final building permit from Regione Piedmonte.

The Company will continue to update shareholders as to the progress of the sale of Mediapolis.


For further information please contact:

Clear Leisure Plc +39 02 4795 1642

Alfredo Villa, CEO

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7148 7900

Jo Turner

Peterhouse Corporate Finance (Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7469 0935

Duncan Vasey / Heena Karani

Leander (Financial PR) +44 (0) 7795 168 157

Christian Taylor-Wilkinson

About Clear Leisure Plc

Clear Leisure Plc (AIM: CLP) is an AIM listed investment company pursuing a dynamic strategy to create a comprehensive portfolio of companies primarily encompassing the leisure and real estate sectors mainly in Italy but also other European countries. The Company may be either a passive or active investor and Clear Leisure's investment rationale ranges from acquiring minority positions with strategic influence through to larger controlling positions. For further information, please visit,

Short Name: Clear Leisure Plc

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