Announcement by ThaiBev, TCC Assets and HEINEKEN regarding F&N and APB
Amsterdam, 18 September 2012 - Thai Beverage Public Company Limited ("ThaiBev"), TCC Assets Limited ("TCCA") and Heineken N.V. (“HEINEKEN”) wish to announce the following in connection with the proposed disposal (the “Disposal”) by Fraser and Neave, Limited ("F&N") of its interests in Asia Pacific Breweries Limited and Asia Pacific Investment Private Limited to Heineken International B.V. (as contemplated in Resolution 1 (“Resolution 1”) set out in the Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on 28 September 2012 (or any adjournment thereof to consider Resolution 1) (the “F&N EGM”), attached to the circular to shareholders issued by F&N on 6 September 2012 in connection with the Disposal):
The directors of ThaiBev (including those who may have delegated detailed supervision of this Announcement) have taken all reasonable care to ensure that the facts stated and opinions expressed in this Announcement are fair and accurate and that there are no other material facts not contained in this Announcement, the omission of which would make any statement in this Announcement misleading.
Where any information has been extracted or reproduced from published or otherwise publicly available sources or obtained from F&N, the sole responsibility of the directors of ThaiBev has been to ensure through reasonable enquiries that such information is accurately extracted from such sources or, as the case may be, reflected or reproduced in this Announcement.
The directors of ThaiBev jointly and severally accept responsibility accordingly.