Boursier.com (Newsweb) provides the Benchmark Group with financial and stock-market information

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Saint-Cloud, October 30, 2007

Boursier.com (Newsweb), France’s leading stock-market information provider and distributor of financial news feeds, announced that it has signed an agreement with the Benchmark Group, a major Internet site developer in France.

As a result of this agreement, which took effect several weeks ago, users of the online news sites L’Internaute Magazine (linternaute.com) and Journal du Net (journaldunet.com) now have access to the latest news on French companies and market roundups on trading at the Paris and New York stock exchanges.

With the objective of offering its website users highly responsive, value-added information, the Benchmark Group decided to place its confidence in Boursier.com (Newsweb) for the market information it makes available to its 8.6 million unique visitors (source: Nielsen//NetRatings, May 2007).

We are happy to announce this new agreement with one of France’s leading Internet companies,” comments Christophe Champredonde, Director of Boursier.com (Newsweb). “The Benchmark Group wanted to expand its websites’ stock market sections after ascertaining its users’ interest in this type of content, and decided to call upon our services after evaluating the various offers currently available. The Benchmark Group, which was impressed by our editorial solutions, features a market-closing summary each evening for the Paris stock exchange, supplied by the editorial staff of Boursier.com, in a prominent position on the homepage of Journal du Net. This is a strong indicator of our credibility in view of this site’s drawing power and the expectations of its users with regard to this type of information.”

About Newsweb (for additional information, please consult: www.newsweb.fr):
Newsweb, France’s leading Internet media group focusing on websites targeted mainly at men, publishes the general-audience Internet sites www.sports.fr , www.boursier.com , www.sport4fun.com , www.football.fr, www.lejdd.fr, www.autonews.fr and www.rugbynews.fr. Newsweb’s economic model is based on advertising and the sale of content and premium services for Internet and mobile-telephone platforms.

For additional information, please contact:

Alexis Caude - Chairman of the Management Board, Newsweb - Tel: +33 (0)1 55 39 19 00 - alexis.caude@newsweb.fr

Christophe Champredonde - Director, Boursier.com - Tel: +33 (0)1 55 39 19 00 - christophe.champredonde@newsweb.fr

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