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23-07-2009

Henderson Land Development Company Limited HK$8 Billion 3-Year Term Loan Facility

( Hong Kong, 21 st July 2009 ) Henderson Land Development Company Limited ( " Henderson Land" or the " Group" ) is pleased to announce the signing of a HK$ 8 billion syndicated term loan facility ( the " Facility" ) with a consortium of 34 leading international and local financial institutions on 21 st July 2009 .

This 3 - year Facility carries an interest rate of HIBOR plus 1 % per annum. The Facility will be used for replacing one of the HK$ 5 billion tranches of the existing syndicated credit facilities of the Group which will shortly expire and also to cater for the general corporate funding requirement of Henderson Land and/ or its subsidiaries.

The Facility was very well received by international as well as local banks with heavy oversubscription and well exceeded two fold of the initial facility size of HK$ 5 billion. The final amount of the Facility was increased to HK$ 8 billion. The overwhelming response to this Facility clearly demonstrates the confidence and support of the banking community in the strong financial position of Henderson Land and the superior credit quality of the Group.

The principal business activities of Henderson Land are property development and property investment. The Group is one of the largest property companies in Hong Kong and it is also active in the property development and property investment business in Mainland China. Other business activities of the Group include project management, construction, property management, finance, public utility, hotel and retailing.

The Facility was participated by the following international and local financial institutions:
Mandated Lead Managers
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited      (also to act as Facility Agent)
Agricultural Bank of China Limited, Hong Kong Branch
CCB International Finance Limited
HSBC
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited
Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch
The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd, Hong Kong Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
DBS Bank Ltd
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
BNP Paribas
Citi
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited Hong Kong Branch
United Overseas Bank Limited
Wing Hang Bank, Limited
 
Senior Manager
Tai Fung Bank Limited
 
Managers
Calyon
Cathay United Bank Company, Limited, Hong Kong Branch
Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, Ltd. (Hong Kong Branch)
China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited
Chinatrust Commercial Bank, Ltd.
Chong Hing Bank Limited
Dah Sing Bank, Limited
First Commercial Bank, Hong Kong Branch
Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Land Bank of Taiwan Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch
Scotiabank (Hong Kong) Limited
Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd.
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Wing Lung Bank, Limited

Defrauders Alert

We wish to alert the public of fraudulent emails and messages, purported to be sent from Lee Shau Kee Foundation (“the Foundation”) or Dr Lee Shau Kee (“Dr Lee”), in an attempt to deceive the recipients into believing that they have been granted a monetary donation / funds by the Foundation or Dr Lee.

These fraudulent emails and messages were sent from free webmail addresses such as “leeshaufamilyfoundation@gmail.com”, “skl.foundation11@hotmail.com”, “leeshaukee5@gmail.com”, or via Facebook Messenger from fraudulent social media account such as “https://www.facebook.com/ezekiel.haruna.5915”.

We hereby clarify that neither the Foundation nor Dr Lee has proactively sent any emails or messages to individuals and/or companies offering any funds / grants. The Foundation and Dr Lee would not use any free webmail account and have not opened or maintained any social media account. The Foundation and Dr Lee have no connection whatsoever with these fraudulent emails, messages and social media accounts. We have reported the matter to the Hong Kong Police for investigation.

Members of the public should be vigilant with regard to fraudulent emails or messages, and should always exercise due care in disclosing any personal data and information, or in acting upon any request for payment from unverified sources. Please report to the police in case of suspicious of fraud.

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