In the High Court of Justice (Chancery Division) Companies Court. No 892 of 2003 In the Matter of ROPECRATE LIMITED and in the Matter of the Insolvency Act 1986 A Petition to wind up the above-named Company of 61 Charlotte Street, St Pauls Square, Birmingham B3 1PX, presented on 7 February 2003 by Axa Sun Life plc, of 107 Cheapside, London EC2V 6DU, claiming to be a Creditor of the Company, will be heard at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London WC2A 2LL, on 26 March 2003, at 10.30 am (or as soon thereafter as the Petition can be heard). Any person intending to appear on the hearing of the Petition (whether to support or oppose it) must give notice of intention to do so to the Petitioner or its Solicitor in accordance with Rule 4.16 by 1600 hours on 25 March 2003. The Petitioner’s Solicitor is D J Freeman, 43 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JU. (Ref MIL/138940.) 28 February 2003.