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Notification of the company Heineken International B.V., Amsterdam of the takeover bid

Pursuant to provisions of the Financial Instruments Market Act and Rules of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, d.d., the company Pivovarna Laško, d.d., Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško, hereby publishes the information that it received a notification from the company Heineken International B.V., Tweede Weteringplantsoen 21, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (hereinafter: the Acquirer), through an authorised member ILIRIKA borzno posredniška hiša d.d., Ljubljana, on the publication of the takeover bid and prospectus for the acquisition of shares of Pivovarna Laško, delniška družba, Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško (hereinafter: Pivovarna Laško, d.d. or Target Company) on the basis of the decision of the Securities Market Agency No. 40201-14/2015-7 of 10 November 2015.


The takeover bid was submitted on behalf of and to the account of the Acquirer by ILIRIKA borzno posredniška hiša d.d., Ljubljana, and published in the DELO newspaper of 17 November 2015. The takeover prospectus has been published on the website of ILIRIKA borzno posredniška hiša d.d.,


The takeover bid refers to 8,747,652 shares of the Target Company with the code PILR, which constitute regular transferrable registered no par value shares of the same class with voting rights, issued in non-material form, registered with KDD, reduced by 4,673,941 PILR shares, already owned by the Acquirer; i.e. a total of 4,073,711 remaining PILR shares, which are not owned by the Acquirer.


In accordance with the takeover bid the Acquirer offers to purchase all shares, which are the subject of the takeover bid, for the price of EUR 25.56 per individual share of the Target Company with the code PILR. The Acquirer offers to pay the full price of the shares of the Target Company, which are the subject of the takeover bid, in cash.


The takeover bid applies from (including) 18 November 2015 to (including) 12:00 on 15 January 2016, unless the validity of the bid is extended in accordance with the Takeovers Act (ZPre-1).


The remaining points and provision of the takeover bid (i.e. Takeover Threshold; Mandatory Resolutory Condition; Obligations from the Successful Takeover Bid; Legal Impact of an Unsuccessful Takeover Bid; Other Important Facts with Respect to the Takeover Bid; Brokerage or bank, which Submits the Takeover Bid on Behalf of Acquirer; Submission of the Statement on the Success of the Bid; and Access to the Prospectus) are evident from the published takeover bid in the DELO newspaper on 17 November 2015.


Laško, dne 17 November 2015                          Management Board of Pivovarna Laško, d.d.