Issue of Debt
REA Finance B.V.
REA Finance B.V. 01 December 2006 R.E.A. Holdings plc (the "company") REA Finance B.V. (the "issuer") Issue of 9.5 per cent guaranteed sterling notes 2015/17 ("sterling notes") It was announced on 27 November 2006 that the issuer was proposing an issue of up to £22,000,000 nominal of sterling notes to be issued by the issuer and unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by the company. Of these notes, it was proposed that an initial tranche of up to £15,000,000 nominal of the sterling notes be issued for cash at 98.33 per cent of par and that the balance be available for issue pursuant to an offering programme. The company and the issuer now announce that the entire initial tranche of £15,000,000 nominal of the sterling notes has been placed firm and that the conditions of the placing have been satisfied save only for the admission of such sterling notes to the Official List and to trading on the EEA Regulated Market of the London Stock Exchange plc. It is expected that admission will become effective and that dealings in the new sterling notes will commence on Monday, 4 December 2006. Enquiries Richard Robinow R.E.A. Holdings plc Tel: 020 7419 0100 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange