In the High Court of Justice (Chancery Division) Manchester District Registry. No 1081 of 2003 In the Matter of XECUTIVE RESEARCH LIMITED and in the Matter of the Insolvency Act 1986 A Petition to wind up the above-named Company of Stringer Saul, 17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HU, presented on 29 January 2003 by James Thompson of Milton Bank Farm, Sandfield Lane, Acton Bridge, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2RH, claiming to be a Creditor of the Company, will be heard at Manchester District Registry, 184-186 Deansgate, Manchester, on Monday 17 March 2003, at 1000 hours (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 to his Solicitors in accordance with Rule 4.16 by 1600 hours on 14 March 2003. The Petitioner’s Solicitor is DWF, Harvester House, 37 Peter Street, Manchester M2 5GB. (Ref AHG/DMP/59373/1.) 12 February 2003.