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Notification of Heineken International B.V., Amsterdam on the Takeover Intent

Pursuant to provisions of the Financial Instruments Market Act (Zakon o trgu finančnih instrumentov; ZTFI) and the Rules of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, d.d., the company Pivovarna Laško, d.d., Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško, hereby issues the notification that on 20 Ocober 2015, pursuant to Article 24 of the Takeovers Act (Zakon o prevzemih; ZPre-1), the company Heineken International B.V., Tweede Weteringplantsoen 21, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (hereinafter: the Acquirer), through the duly authorised member, ILIRIKA borzno posredniška hiša, d.d., Ljubljana communicated its Takeover Intent for the Purchase of the Shares of Pivovarna Laško, Public Limited Company, Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško (hereinafter: Pivovarna Laško, d.d. or target company). The Takeover Intent was  published in the DELO newspaper on 20 October 2015. The Acquirer expressed its intent to publish a takeover bid for all shares of the company Pivovarna Laško, d.d.


On the date of publication of the Takeover Intent the Acquirer already owns 4,673,941 shares of the target company with the code PILR, i.e. 53.43% of all issued shares of the target company (Pivovarna Laško, d.d. is the issuer of 8,747,652 shares with the code PILR).


Within 30 days at the latest and not less than 10 days after the publication of the Takeover Intent the Acquirer shall publish a takeover bid for the purchase of all shares of the target company, which are not owned by the Acquirer.


Laško, 20 October 2015       Management Board of Pivovarna Laško, d.d.