HCI and Seardel have noted statements released in the press on Monday, 20 May 2013 relating to the cancellation of the transaction between HCI and Seardel. Neither HCI nor Seardel were contacted in respect of the press articles which are factually incorrect. The announcement released on SENS was amended and
reloaded because of an incorrect flash headline.
The transaction set out in the announcement released on SENS on Friday, 17 May 2013 and published in the
press on Monday, 20 May 2013 has not been cancelled or withdrawn and will be implemented subject to the
fulfilment of the conditions precedent as set out in the announcement.
20 May 2013