Brambles Industries PLC
16 February 2003
BRAMBLES INDUSTRIES PLC
We wish to advise that, following our 21 November 2002 trading update, the
Australian Securities & Investments Commission ('ASIC') is making preliminary
enquiries in relation to comments concerning Brambles' financial performance
during the period 28 August - 28 November 2002.
While no allegations have been made and no new matters have been raised, we
consider it appropriate to keep the market informed.
Brambles will be providing ASIC with every assistance in its enquiries.
17 February 2003
For further information, contact:
Media: Jeannette McLoughlin, Corporate Communications +61 (0) 9256 5255
Mobile 0401 990 425
London: Sue Scholes, Head of Investor Relations +44 (0) 20 7659 6012
Sydney: Edna Carew, Corporate Communications +61 (0) 2 9256 5204
The Brambles Industries Group is globally headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
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