Statement from Citadel Capital on Transfer of Shares

Citadel Capital is pleased to announce that Citadel Capital Partners (CCP), the vehicle through which Citadel Capital’s executive committee holds its equity in the firm, has transferred today circa 40 million shares in settlement with strategic investors.

Citadel Capital is pleased to announce that Citadel Capital Partners (CCP), the vehicle through which Citadel Capital’s executive committee holds its equity in the firm, has transferred today circa 40 million shares in settlement with strategic investors. An additional 12 million shares were transferred to Citadel Capital employees.

CCP will transfer a final batch of shares in the coming weeks. This will see CCP’s final ownership stand at circa 26%. CCP does not intend to sell any additional shares in the coming period.

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Citadel Capital (CCAP.CA on the Egyptian Stock Exchange) is the leading private equity firm in the Middle East and Africa. Citadel Capital focuses on building regional platforms in select industries through acquisitions, turnarounds, and greenfields executed via Opportunity-Specific Funds. The firm’s 19 OSFs now control Platform Companies with investments of more than US$ 8.7 billion in 15 countries spanning 15 industries, including mining, cement, transportation, food and energy. Since 2004, Citadel Capital has generated more than US$ 2.2 billion in cash returns to its co-investors and shareholders (on investments of US$ 650 million), more than any other private equity firm in the region. Citadel Capital is the largest private equity firm in Africa by PE assets under management (2006-2011, as ranked by Private Equity International). For more information, please visit www.citadelcapital.com.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Ghada Hammouda
Head of Corporate Communications
Citadel Capital (S.A.E.)

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