6/3/2004 10:00 

Release of Offering Circular

Carlsberg A/S has issued a bond of DKK 2,000,000,000 (DKK 2bn) in the form of ordinary, unsecured debt. The value date of the issue is 4 June 2004 and the price is DKK 99.649. The bond is a 5-year bullet with a coupon of 4.875% and matures on 4 June 2009.

The bonds have primarily been sold to a group of institutional investors and investors in the financial sector. The issue has been arranged by ABN AMRO and Danske Bank.

The bonds will be registered with VP Securities Services and listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, the first day of listing being 4 June 2004. The ISIN code is DK000345199-5.

Prospectus with further information about the bond issue can be obtained (in Danish only) from ABN AMRO and Danske Bank.