IKB International S.A. in Liquidation

IKB International S.A. has ceased its current business operations on March 31, 2011 due to the EU requirements imposed on IKB Deutsche Industriebank (Group) and is currently undergoing voluntary liquidation proceedings since April 1, 2011.

As a result IKB International S.A. has tendered its banking licence on March 31, 2011, granted according to the Luxembourg Law of April 5, 1993 on the financial sector, as amended.

Dr. Frank Schaum and Mr. Wolfgang Güth have been appointed as liquidators. They are also contact persons for the remaining clients of the company in liquidation.

Financial reports of IKB International S.A. are available at http://www.ikb.de/ in the Investor Relations area.