Vedior NV


Vedior NV
30 March 2007

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                          Vedior acquires UK marketing
                             recruitment specialist

                    For release at 8:00 am on 30 March 2007

Vedior is pleased to announce it has acquired a 70% interest in Major Players
Ltd ('Major Players' or 'the Company'), a leading provider of marketing/media
and creative recruitment services in the UK.

Major Players provides temporary and permanent personnel across a broad range of
creative disciplines including advertising, marketing, design, digital media,
events, PR, research and sponsorship. The Company also provides training
services under the Major Training brand.

Zach Miles, Vedior's Chief Executive, said, 'The UK excels in creative
disciplines and creative industries account for approximately 8% of UK GDP. With
a growth rate twice that of the economy as a whole, they represent one of the
country's most important invisible exports. As a specialist with a strong brand
reputation in a sector facing high demand for their services in the UK and
overseas, Major Players is well positioned to achieve profitable growth.'

Based in London, Major Players works with clients in major creative hubs in
Europe, Australia, USA, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Company achieved
audited annual sales of £10.0 million (€14.7 million) for the year ended 31
December 2006.

Major Player's existing management team will continue to develop the Company.
The outstanding 30% interest will remain with Major Player's management.

Company Profile:

Vedior is one of the world's largest recruitment companies and is a full-service
recruitment provider with a diversified portfolio of brands targeting a broad
range of industry sectors.

From its global network of offices spanning Europe, North America, Australasia,
Asia, South America and Africa, Vedior offers temporary and permanent
recruitment as well as a number of complementary employment-related services
such as outplacement, HR outsourcing, payrolling and training.

Vedior has a leading market position in the provision of professional/executive
recruitment in sectors such as information technology, healthcare, accounting,
engineering and education. We also have a significant global network providing
administrative/secretarial and light industrial recruitment.

For further information, please contact:
Zach Miles, Chief Executive                              +31 (0)20 573 5609
Frits Vervoort, CFO
Jelle Miedema, Company Secretary

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