Clarification regarding Macquarie Bank involvement in Eurotunnel restructuring

01 June 2006

Macquarie Bank Limited notes the statement made overnight by Eurotunnel ('Key features of the Preliminary restructuring Agreement executed between Eurotunnel and the Ad Hoc Committee members'), which refers to a group of financiers and investors comprised of Goldman Sachs, Macquarie and Barclays.

Macquarie's participation in the Eurotunnel restructuring will be as follows:

  • It is proposed that Macquarie European Infrastructure Funds (MEIF) I and II will participate in the issue of hybrid notes.
  • Macquarie Bank will act as adviser to MEIF I and II.
  • It is proposed that Macquarie Bank will act as a debt underwriter with the other participants for a portion of the mezzanine debt.

For further information, please contact:

Erica Sibree
Investor Relations
Macquarie Bank Limited
Tel: (612) 8232 5008
Mobile: (614) 1302 6309

Matthew Russell
Public Relations
Macquarie Bank Limited
Tel: (612) 8232 4102

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