NEW YORK, NEW YORK (April 3, 2006) – MDC Partners Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed BDO Seidman, LLP, as its new independent registered accounting firm, effective immediately. At the Company’s request, KPMG LLP resigned as the Company’s principal independent accounting firm on March 31, 2006. The decision to request the resignation of KPMG and change accountants was made by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of MDC Partners.
About MDC Partners
MDC Partners is a leading provider of marketing communications services, and secure transaction products and services, to clients in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Through its partnership of entrepreneurial firms, its Marketing Communications group provides advertising, specialized communication and consulting services to clients. The Secure Products group provides security products and services in three primary areas including electronic transaction products, secure ticketing products and stamps. MDC Partners’ Class A shares are publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol “MDCA” and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “MDZ.SV.A”