Announcements & News Releases

Notice Of A Substantial Shareholder's Interest

Mar 12, 2012
Part I
1. Date of notice to issuer 09/03/2012
2. Name of Substantial Shareholder Matthews International Funds
3. Notice Type Notice of a New Substantial Shareholder's interest.
Part II
1. Date of change of Interest 09/03/2012
2. Name of Registered Holder Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (43,190,280 shares)* ("note: share amount is as of 09/03/2012)
3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest # Others

Purchase for investment purposes only
4. Information relating to shares held in the name of the Registered Holder
 
No. of Shares held before the change 42,190,280
As a percentage of issued share capital 4.95 %
No. of Shares which are subject of this notice 1,000,000
As a percentage of issued share capital 0.11 %
Amount of consideration (excluding brokerage and stamp duties) per share paid or received 1.492
No. of Shares held after the change 43,190,280
As a percentage of issued share capital 5.06 %
Part III - Not Required
Part IV
1. Holdings of Substantial Shareholder, including direct and deemed interest :
 
  Direct Deemed
No. of shares held before the change 0 42,190,280
As a percentage of issued share capital 0 % 4.95 %
No. of shares held after the change 0 43,190,280
As a percentage of issued share capital 0 % 5.06 %
Footnotes The share amounts reported above includes shares previously reported by Matthews International Capital Management, LLC which acts as Investment Advisor to the Matthews International Funds and its other clients.
Matthews International Capital Management, LLC , which as Investment Advisor has discretionary authority over its clients' shares, separately reports its deemed interest in the shares owned by the Matthews International Funds and its other clients.