Johnston Press PLC -Appointment of Administrators

Administrators have now been appointed over each of those companies and, in accordance with the Company's previous announcement, the businesses and substantially all of the assets of the Company's group (the "Group") have been sold by those companies, acting by the Administrators, to a newly-incorporated group of companies controlled by the holders of the Group's bonds. The transaction will preserve the jobs of the Group's employees and ensure that the Group's businesses will be carried on as normal.  

This announcement contains information that is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement, the inside information contained in this announcement will no longer be considered inside information.