Press Release


ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Banc of America Securities Limited, ING Bank N.V. and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc complete € 600 million Multicurrency Revolving Credit Facility for TPG N.V.

Publish Date : 16 October 2003 at 10:00 CET - TPG N.V. (“TPG”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of a five year € 600 million Multicurrency Revolving Credit Facility (the “Facility”). The Facility replaces the Company's existing € 500 million facility signed July 1999. It will be used as liquidity backup for TPG's commercial paper programme and for general funding purposes.

ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Banc of America Securities Limited acted as Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners; ING Bank N.V. acted as Mandated Lead Arranger and Documentation Agent; and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc acted at Mandated Lead Arranger and Facility Agent.

Following is a list of the banks participating in the Facility:

Mandated Lead Arranger

ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Banc of America Securities Limited
ING Bank N.V.
The Royal Bank of Scotland

Arranger

Barclays Bank PLC
BNP Paribas
Citigroup
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A.
Fortis Bank (Nederland) N.V.
HSBC Bank plc
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Banque LBLux S.A.
UBS Investment Bank

Senior Lead Manager

Banesto
COMMERZBANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Danske Bank
UniCredito Italiano, London Branch

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