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JCDecaux Pearl & Dean Wins A New Singapore Underground Contract

Paris, 3rd of July 2001 – JCDecaux SA (Euronext : DEC) announced today that Singapore's leading Outdoor Advertising company, JCDecaux Pearl & Dean, has beaten Singapore Telecom Yellow Pages, Media Corp TV Mobile and Australian Posters in a four way closed tender for the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (Underground Railway or MRT) Plasma Screen Advertising Contract. The contract involves placing advertising on Asia's largest network of plasma screens comprising 277 screens across 49 stations in Singapore, reaching a daily audience of well over 1 million commuters. The plasma product will be sold from September 2001 in conjunction with existing backlit advertising poster sites in the stations. JCDecaux Pearl & Dean has managed all advertising space sales for Singapore MRT exclusively for more than 14 years.

Commenting on the win, Mr Ashley Stewart, Managing Director of JCDecaux Pearl & Dean Singapore said: "Singapore's MRT is one of the finest out of home advertising vehicles in the world. This new win confirms JCDecaux Pearl & Dean's position as the leading media owner in the Singapore Outdoor marketplace and demonstrates the JCDecaux Group's solid understanding of new advertising media technology. We look forward to offering our customers this exciting new product which will complement existing advertising sites and create a powerful new platform to promote their brands."

The Key Numbers for the JCDecaux Group:
Consolidated turnover for 2000: 1.4 billion Euros (9.3 billion Francs)
No. 1 worldwide in street furniture
No. 1 worldwide in airport advertising
No. 1 in Europe for billboards
515,000 advertising faces in 38 countries
A presence in 3,200 towns of more than 10,000 inhabitants
7,000 employees

For further information:

JCDecaux S.A.
Martine Kneip, Director of Communication
Tel: +33 1 47 12 22 12
Fax: +33 1 47 12 20 26

Cécile Prévot , Investor Relations
Tel: +33 1 30 79 79 93
Fax: +33 1 30 79 77 91
Financial Dynamics

Tim Spratt / Charles Palmer
Tel: +44 207 831 3113