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Notice Of A Substantial Shareholder's Interest

BackMar 22, 2007
>> PART I
 
1. Date of notice to issuer * 22-03-2007  
 
2. Name of Substantial Shareholder * Walnut Pte. Ltd. 
 
3. Please tick one or more appropriate box(es): *
 
  • Notice of a New Substantial Shareholder's interest. [Please complete Part II and IV]
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    >> PART II
     
    1. Date of change of Interest 20-03-2007  
     
    2. Name of Registered Holder Walnut Pte. Ltd.  
     
    3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest # Others  
      # Please specify details
    On 20 March 2007, Walnut Pte. Ltd. ("Walnut") acquired in aggregate 855,000 shares in the Company on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and 19,900,000 shares in the Company by way of a sale and purchase agreement with a shareholder of the Company.  
     
    4. Information relating to shares held in the name of the Registered Holder
     
    No. of Shares held before the change 43,006,500  
    As a percentage of issued share capital 3.96 %
     
    No. of Shares which are subject of this notice 20,755,000  
    As a percentage of issued share capital 1.91 %
     
    Amount of consideration (excluding brokerage and stamp duties) per share paid or received 0.34  
     
    No. of Shares held after the change 63,761,500  
    As a percentage of issued share capital 5.88 %
     
     
    >> PART III
     
    1. Date of change of [Select Option]  
     
    2. The change in the percentage level From % To %
     
    3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest [Select Option]  
      # Please specify details
       
     
    4. A statement of whether the change in the percentage level is the result of a transaction or a series of transactions:
       
     
     
    >> PART IV
     
    1. Holdings of Substantial Shareholder , including direct and deemed interest :
     
    Direct
    Deemed
    No. of shares held before the change 25,227,000   17,779,500  
    As a percentage of issued share capital 2.33 % 1.64 %
    No. of shares held after the change 26,082,000   37,679,500  
    As a percentage of issued share capital 2.40 % 3.47 %
     
    Footnotes
    (1) The percentage levels are calculated based on the total number of issued shares of the Company being 1,084,875,450 shares.

    (2) 12,779,500 shares, 5,000,000 shares and 19,900,000 shares were agreed to be acquired from certain shareholders of the Company on 12 March 2007, 16 March 2007 and 20 March 2007 respectively.

    (3) Due to rounding up of percentages to 2 decimal places.