Further announcement regarding Illovo Sugar Limited
18 March 2016
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released today by Illovo Sugar Limited (“Illovo”), Associated British Foods plc (“ABF”) 51.35% held subsidiary, whereby it confirms that discussions are continuing over ABF’s non-binding expression of interest to Illovo, to potentially acquire all the remaining issued ordinary shares of Illovo that ABF does not already own.
Shareholders are reminded that at this stage there can be no certainty that the discussions will result in a transaction. A further announcement will be made in due course.
For further enquiries please contact:
Associated British Foods
John Bason, Finance Director
Flic Howard-Allen, Head of External Affairs
Tel: 020 7399 6500
UK & International media
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Chris Barrie, Eleni Menikou
Tel: +44 20 7638 9571
Tel: +27 82 45 24 389