Carlsberg announces the offering for sale of its entire outstanding stake of common shares in Hite Brewery Ltd. Co. South Korea ("Hite") through Lehman Brothers. The stake totals 2,523,251 common shares equivalent to 13.1% of the outstanding shares of the company. The sale is expected to take place by means of an Accelerated Bookbuilding on Tuesday, 13 June 2006.
After completion of the bookbuilding Carlsberg will announce the results thereof.
These materials are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States. They are not an offer of securities for sale into the United States. The shares may not be offered or sold in the United States unless they are registered or exempt from registration.
There will be no public offer of securities in the United States.
Mikael Bo Larsen, +45 33 27 1223
Jens Peter Skaarup, +45 3327 1417