The board of directors has approved a distribution of 42.3 cents per share (2007: 33.2 cents per share) comprising a final
cash dividend of 3.7 cents per share and a capital reduction distribution out of share premium of 38.6 cents per share in lieu of a
dividend (collectively “the distribution”).
Shareholders are advised of the following salient dates
relating to the distribution:
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or
rematerialised between Monday, 8 December 2008 and Friday 12 December 2008, both days inclusive.
By order of the boardAllan ScottCompany Secretary
23 October 2008