Consent of offer document for Latexx

29.10.2012 (Press information)

Semperit AG Holding informs that the Securities Commission Malaysia has consented to the contents of the offer document for the voluntary conditional offer for Latexx Partners Berhad.

Vienna/Kuala Lumpur, October 29, 2012 Semperit AG Holding (“Semperit”) (Bloomberg ticker: SEM:AV, Reuters: SMPV.VI) informs that the Securities Commission Malaysia has consented to the contents of the offer document for the voluntary conditional offer for Latexx Partners Berhad (please refer to adhoc information from October 8, 2012). The offer is being made via Semperit Investments Asia Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Semperit. The offer document was dispatched today.

The voluntary conditional offer is still subject to anti-trust clearance in Austria and Germany, as well as Semperit Investments Asia Pte Ltd having received valid acceptances, which when taken together with the shares already acquired, held, or entitled to be acquired or held by it, of more than 50% of the issued shares of Latexx Partners.

Please address any inquiries to:

Semperit AG Holding
www.semperitgroup.com/en/
Ms. Martina Büchele
Head of Group Communications
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8621
E-Mail: martina.buechele@semperitgroup.com
Mr. Stefan Marin
Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8210
E-Mail: stefan.marin@semperitgroup.com 

About Semperit
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally oriented corporate group, which develops, produces and markets highly specialised products made of rubber and plastics (examination and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, building construction profiles, cable car rings and railway superstructure products) in the Medical and Industrial Business Sectors. The headquarters of this traditional Austrian company whose roots date back to 1824 are located in Vienna, whereas the global R&D centre is in Wimpassing, Lower Austria. Semperit employs a workforce of about 8,100 people worldwide, of whom more than 5,600 work in Asia and more than 700 work in Austria. The Group encompasses 21 production facilities as well as numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas. In the 2011 fiscal year the Group generated revenue of EUR 820 million and an EBIT of EUR 83 million.

About Latexx Partners
Latexx Partners is the world’s sixth largest and one of the leading medical gloves producers in Malaysia. The company owns six manufacturing plants. Latexx Partners distributes its gloves to 80 countries, serving more than 300 customers. Latexx Partners employs more than 2,000 people. In the 2011 fiscal year the company generated revenue of MYR 441 million (EUR 104 million) and an EBIT of MYR 66 million (EUR 16 million).


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