Redemption or Purchase of Own Shares out of Capital

2007-01-122007-01-18GL43RZThe City of Gloucester-2.19832451.864649GL4 3RZCompanies Act 1985TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Pursuant to section 175 of the Companies Act 1985 (“the Act”), Lincoln General Insurance Company Limited (“the Company”) hereby gives notice that: The Company approved by Special Resolution passed on 12 January 2007, pursuant to section 173 of the Act, a payment out of capital for the purpose of acquiring 749,998 of its own Ordinary Shares of £1 each. The amount of the permissible capital payment for the Shares in question is £749,998. The Statutory Declaration of the Directors and the Auditors’ report required by section 173 of the Act are available for inspection at the registered office of the Company at Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3RZ. Any Creditor of the Company may at any time prior to the date falling 5 weeks after the date of the Resolution for payment out of capital apply to the Court under section 176 of the Act for an Order prohibiting the payment.
18 January 2007.