Austral Coal Limited 02(R) - Panel Extends Stay of Orders

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The Takeovers Panel announces that it has extended the stay of Orders 1, 2, 3 and 5 of the Orders dated 1 July 2005 in relation to the Austral Coal Limited 02 matter to 15 July 2005.

These orders relate to, respectively, Glencore's disclosure of its swap arrangements with CSFB and ABN AMRO, the Restoration Offer, Glencore's right to close out the Swaps in part if required to give effect to the Restoration Offer, and the advertisement of the Restoration Offer (see Media Release TP05/49).

Nigel Morris
Director, Takeovers Panel
Level 47, 80 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Ph: +61 3 9655 3501