Gaël Monfils signs with Lagardère Unlimited

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Paris, August 28, 2009

Lagardère Unlimited announced today the signature of Gaël Monfils ranked 13th on the ATP world tour.

“We are delighted to welcome Gaël Monfils at Lagardère Unlimited. We have known each other for a couple of years and are very proud to represent him. Gael is a tremendous athlete with great talent,“ says Arnaud Lagardère.

After a stunning career on the junior circuit when he won 3 Grand Slam tournaments and earned the number one spot at the end of 2004, Gael has now established himself as a marquee player on the ATP circuit. He won his first ATP title in Sopot in 2005. His main grand slam achievements include a semi final in 2008 at the French Open and a quarter final this year. He also competed in 6 ATP finals. He is currently coached by Roger Rasheed.

Lagardère Unlimited is a talent management company specialized in rights management and image marketing for sportspeople and artists in France and abroad. Clients include Andy Roddick, Fernando Gonzalez and Richard Gasquet among many others.

Lagardère Unlimited, a talent management company

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Luthna Plocus - 01 40 69 16 66 - lplocus@lagardere.fr

Lagardère is a pure media group (books, press, broadcast, digital, travel retail and press distribution, sports trading and sports rights), and is among the world leaders in the sector. Lagardère holds a 7.5% stake in EADS, over which it exercises joint control. Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris.

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