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Pursuant to the provisions of the Financial Instruments Market Act (ZTFI) and the Rules and Regulations of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, d.d., Pivovarna Laško, d.d., Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško, hereby announces that the company received on July 14, 2014 the interim (interlocutory) judgement of the District Court of Celje in the litigation involving Pivovarna Laško, d.d., as the plaintiff and Atka Prima, d.o.o., Celje and Boško Šrot, Laško, as defendants, regarding the payment of EUR 13,336,488.76 plus related fees and charges, by which the said court decided that concerning the grounds, the civil claim of the plaintiff for the remedy and compensation of damages resulting from legal transactions or loan agreements between the plaintiff and the company Infond Holding, d.d., effected in 2009; legal transactions or loan agreements between the plaintiff and the company Center naložbe, d.d., effected in 2009; and the agreement on the acquisition of shares of Thermana, d.d., in 2008 signed between the company Infond Holding, d.d., as the seller, and the plaintiff Pivovarna Laško, d.d., as the acquiring party, is justified and has legal merit. Moreover, the Court issued a decision stopping the part of the proceedings related to the amount of EUR 89,382.56 paid out on September 24, 2013 from the bankruptcy estate of the company Infond Holding d.d. – in bankruptcy, and for the amount of EUR 410,236.03 paid out on December 30, 2013 from the bankruptcy proceedings of the company Center Naložbe d.d. – in bankruptcy. The interim/interlocutory judgement and the decision are not yet final.

 

The litigation pertains to the decision of the court regarding the action seeking compensation for damages, filed by Pivovarna Laško, d.d., on January 12, 2011 pursuant to the resolution of the 16th regular Shareholders Assembly of the company Pivovarna Laško, d.d., dated July 17, 2010, against the company Atka Prima, d.o.o., and Boško Šrot, by which the plaintiff sought from the defendants the payment of compensation in the amount of EUR 13,336,488.76 plus related fees and charges for damages sustained by Pivovarna Laško, d.d., as a result of the said legal transactions in the years 2008 and 2009 when Boško Šrot was the CEO of the company Pivovarna Laško, d.d. (announcement on SEOnet dated January 13, 2011).

 

Laško, on this July 15, 2014                                  Management Board