2012/06/29
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Response to Australian media speculation [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
 
WOWOW                                                                           
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Response to Australian media speculation    
Woolworths Holdings Limited                                                     
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
Registration number 1929/001986/06                                              
Share code:  WHL                                                                
ISIN:  ZAE000063863                                                             
("Woolworths")                                                                  
RESPONSE TO AUSTRALIAN MEDIA SPECULATION                                        
Woolworths advises its shareholders that its subsidiary, Country Road Limited   
(CTY), listed on the Australian stock exchange, has made the following          
announcement:                                                                   
"Country Road is aware of media speculation concerning a possible transaction   
with Gresham Private Equity in relation to the Witchery Group.                  
Discussions with Gresham Private Equity relate to proposals that are incomplete,
confidential and non-binding and there is no certainty that a transaction will  
take place."                                                                    
Cape Town                                                                       
29 June 2012                                                                    
Sponsor                                                                         
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)                       
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