With reference to the abovementioned subject, and the CMA regulations issued in November, 2015, book number ten”disclosure and transparency” regarding dealing with Rumors and News, reference to what was published in one of the daily official newspapers regarding the withdrawal of Americana from the stock market after the completion of the mandatory acquisition. NIC would like to clarify that its role in the mandatory acquisition deal is”acquisition manager, and the bid document is currently pending the approval of the CMA. Accordingly, NIC cannot at that time, comment on any published news and until the completion of the official procedures in this regard.