Irish Continental Group plc

Monday, 20 April 2009

Irish Continental Group plc (“ICG”)

On 26 March, 2009 the Panel announced that it had set a deadline of 5.00 p.m. on 20 April 2009 for Moonduster Limited (“Moonduster”) either to announce an offer for ICG under Rule 2.5 of the Takeover Rules or to announce that it will not proceed with an offer for ICG.

Following discussions with the advisors to both Moonduster and the independent directors of ICG, the Panel has consented to an extension of this deadline until 9.00 a.m. on 29 April 2009. 

20 April, 2009