Redemption or Purchase of Own Shares out of Capital

-0.01797351.505506E14 5HQ2006-12-292007-01-04E145HQThe London Borough of Tower HamletsCompanies Act 1985TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

In the Matter of CHARTERHOUSE MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED and In the Matter of the Companies Act 1985, section 175 The above-named Company has approved a payment out of capital for the purpose of acquiring its own shares by purchase. The amount of the permissible capital payment for the shares in question is £52,000,000 in respect of the ordinary shares, and 366,443,319 in respect of the A ordinary shares, each of the Company, and the date of the Resolution for payment out of capital was 29 December 2006. The Statutory Declaration of the Directors and the Auditors’ report required by section 173 of the Companies Act 1985 are available for inspection at the Company’s registered office. Any Creditor of the Company may at any time within the five weeks immediately following the date of the Resolution for payment out of capital apply to the Court under section 176 of the Companies Act 1985 for an Order prohibiting the payment. By Order of the Board. Christopher Gill, Chairman Registered Office: 8 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HQ 4 January 2007.