Withdrawal of non-binding proposal

 26th Aug 2015

In the Company’s announcement of the conclusion of its strategic review released on 18 August, 2015, reference was made to a non-binding preliminary proposal of US$110 million for the Company’s Point-of-Care business.  That proposal has now been withdrawn.

The proposals referenced in the Company’s announcements released on 24 August, 2015 are not affected.