Application in Relation to Ranger Minerals

The Panel advises that it has received an application from Ranger Minerals Limited for a declaration of unacceptable circumstances in relation to a letter and supplementary bidder's statement dispatched by Revesco Group Limited to Ranger shareholders on 17 June 2002.

Since April 2002, Ranger has been the subject of a takeover bid by Revesco. Subsequent to the announcement of the Revesco offer, Ranger entered into an agreement to merge with Perilya Limited by way of scheme of arrangement.