Publication of Annual Report and Accounts 2008 and Notice of Annual General Meeting

02 April 2009

The Company has today published the following documents on its website

  • The Annual Report and Accounts 2008
  • Chairman's Explanatory Letter and Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Company has also submitted two copies of each of the following documents to the Financial Services Authority (the "FSA"):

  1. the Annual Report and Accounts 2008;
  2. Chairman's Explanatory Letter and Notice of Annual General Meeting;
  3. the Form of Proxy;
  4. the Company's proposed new Articles of Association (reflecting the alterations proposed pursuant to Resolution 11 set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting); and
  5. the proposed rules for the Galiform Long Term Incentive Plan.

These documents will shortly be available for inspection at the FSA's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at:

The Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 5HS

The Company will be holding its Annual General Meeting at 11.30 am on 15 May 2009 at UBS Investment Bank, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP.  

In accordance with the requirements of Rule 6.3.5 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules ("DTR") of the FSA, we also attach to this announcement a copy of the Preliminary Announcement (which was published on 5 March 2009) together with a description of the principal risk factors for the Company and its business as set out in the Annual Report and Accounts 2008 and a responsibility statement as required by DTR 4.1.12.


Caroline Bishop, Company Secretary:         +44 (0)207 535 1140


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