Professionals

18 August 2010

Press release 10/16

The CSSF may confirm that on 12 August 2010, at its request, the 1st vice-president of the Luxembourg district court, sitting in commercial matters, appointed, in accordance with article 25(2) of the Luxembourg securitisation law of 22 March 2004, KPMG ADVISORY s.à r.l., represented by Mr. Eric COLLARD, as provisional administrator (administrateur provisoire) of the société anonyme LIFEMARK S.A. (“Lifemark”), with registered office at 46A, avenue John F. Kennedy, Luxembourg, for a new period of six months from the delivery of this order, with an unchanged mandate and unchanged most extensive management powers (please refer to our press release of 15 February 2010). The court has also confirmed that the measure of 12 August 2010 in itself is not to be considered as an insolvency procedure such as bankruptcy, controlled management, a procedure of suspension of payments or judicial liquidation.

The CSSF and the UK Regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), are continuously working together in close cooperation in this matter.