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Wednesday 29 November, 2006

Euromoney Ins.InvPLC

COMPULSORY ACQUISITION

Euromoney Institutional InvestorPLC
29 November 2006


NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA,
                     CANADA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES

29 November 2006

For immediate release

                          Recommended cash offer
            by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC ('Euromoney')
                on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary
  Euromoney Institutional Investor (Ventures) Limited ('Euromoney Ventures'),
        for Metal Bulletin Public Limited Company ('Metal Bulletin')


         COMPLETION OF COMPULSORY ACQUISITION AND CLOSING OF THE OFFER


Completion of Compulsory Acquisition

Euromoney announces that it has today compulsorily acquired the remaining Metal
Bulletin Shares for which it had not received acceptances (being 308,764 Metal
Bulletin Shares representing approximately 0.55 per cent. of Metal Bulletin's
issued share capital) in accordance with the compulsory acquisition notices.
Accordingly, Euromoney now owns 100 per cent. of Metal Bulletin's share capital
and the Offer has closed.

Terms used in this announcement shall have the meaning given to them in the
Offer Document.

Enquiries:

Euromoney

Padraic Fallon (Chairman)
Richard Ensor (Managing Director)
Colin Jones (Finance Director)
Christopher Fordham (Executive Director)

Tel:       +44 (0)20 7779 8888

Dresdner Kleinwort (financial adviser and broker to Euromoney)

Chris Treneman
Claude Herskovits
Joe Thompson

Tel:       +44 (0)20 7623 8000

Dresdner Kleinwort Limited, which is regulated and authorised in the United 
Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for Euromoney 
in connection with the Offer and no-one else and will not be responsible to 
anyone other than Euromoney for providing the protections afforded to clients of 
Dresdner Kleinwort Limited or for providing advice in relation to the Offer.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to 
purchase any securities, nor shall there be any sale, issue or transfer of the 
securities referred to in this announcement in any jurisdiction in contravention 
of applicable law.  Any acceptance or other response to the Offer Document 
should  be made only on the basis of the information contained in the Offer 
Document.






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