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Tuesday 30 November, 2004

Goldman Sachs Intl

Statement re Warner Chilcott

Goldman Sachs International
30 November 2004

30th November, 2004



                    Warner Chilcott PLC ('Warner Chilcott')



On 20 September, 2004, Warner Chilcott announced that it had received an
approach from a consortium of private equity institutions which might or might
not lead to an offer for the issued share capital of Warner Chilcott. Goldman
Sachs International is acting for that consortium. Subsequently Warner Chilcott
announced that two other parties had also expressed interest in putting forward
an offer for Warner Chilcott.



On 27 October, 2004, Warner Chilcott and Waren Acquisition Limited announced
that they had reached agreement on the terms of a recommended acquisition of
Warner Chilcott by Waren Acquisition Limited. Shareholders' meetings of Warner
Chilcott in connection with such acquisition have been convened for 10 December,
2004.



The UK Takeover Panel has asked that the two other parties who had expressed an
interest in putting forward an offer for Warner Chilcott, and who have not yet
done so, clarify their intentions within a reasonable time before such
shareholders' meetings so as to enable Warner Chilcott shareholders to reach a
decision on whether or not to vote in favour of the acquisition by Waren
Acquisition Limited.



Accordingly, Goldman Sachs International has been authorised to announce, on
behalf of the consortium of private equity institutions it is advising, and in
accordance with Rule 2.8 of the UK Takeover Code, that such consortium will not
make an offer for Warner Chilcott during the next six months, except that it
reserves the right to do so within that period if the proposed acquisition of
Warner Chilcott by Waren Acquisition Limited lapses or is withdrawn.



Enquiries

Goldman Sachs International

Richard Campbell-Breeden                 +44 (0)20 7774 4369

Christos Tomaras                         +44 (0)20 7774 9047



Goldman Sachs International, which is authorised and regulated in the United
Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting for the consortium
described above and no-one else in relation to the matters described in this
announcement and will not be responsible to anyone else for providing the
protections afforded to customers of Goldman Sachs International or for
providing advice in relation to the matters described in this announcement.










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