PPF Group statement :
Anthiarose Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PPF Group N.V., does not plan to make a competing offer to the intended improved offer for (1 148 CZK, 5,51%) by (47 EUR, -1,48%) for CZK 1,150 per share. PPF Group does not intend to participate in a bidding war with . More comments regarding the intended offer by can be provided after the review of the offer by PPF Group´s N.V. Board of Directors, which can happen only following CNB supervises the offer and full details of the offer will be officially published.
Alexej Bechtin, Spokesperson, PPF