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Tuesday 03 February, 2009

Asian Growth Props

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 6930M
Asian Growth Properties Limited
03 February 2009

3rd February, 2009


Change oa Director's Deemed Shareholding Interest

The board of directors of Asian Growth Properties Limited (the 'Company') (AIM Stock Code: AGP), the Hong Kong based China property development and investment company, announces that the Company has today received notification from Mr. Lu Wing Chi ('Mr. Lu'), an executive director of the Company of the change of his deemed interest in the ordinary shares of US$0.05 each in the Company ('Shares') as follows:


(1)   Mr. Lu and the persons connected with him are presently deemed to be beneficially interested in 253,332,191 Shares which represent about 28.58% of the existing issued share capital of the Company as a result of the changes of the shareholding of Nan Luen International Limited (“NLI”) in S E A Holdings Limited (“SEA”) on 30th January, 2009;
(2)   SEA is beneficially entitled to, in aggregate, about 97.17% of the existing issued share capital of the Company;
(3)   Mr. Lu is deemed interested in the Shares by virtue of (i) his 6.52% direct shareholding interest in JCS Limited ('JCS'), (ii) him being a beneficial owner of a wholly-owned company which indirectly owns 26.09% of the issued shares in JCS through a discretionary trust, and (iii) his 30% direct shareholding interest in NLI. JCS is interested in 63.58% of the issued shares in NLI; and
(4)   On 30th January, 2009, certain SEA shares in issue were cancelled following SEA’s repurchases and NLI completed the purchase of additional issued shares in SEA.  Immediately before the aforementioned events, NLI was interested in 57.30% of the issued shares in SEA. Immediately after the aforesaid events, NLI was interested in 57.98% of the issued shares in SEA. Accordingly, Mr. Lu is deemed to have increased his beneficial interest in Shares to 253,332,191 Shares (representing approximately 28.58% of the issued share capital of the Company).


For more information, please contact:

Lu Wing Chi                                                              Tel: +852 2828 6363

Executive Director

Asian Growth Properties Limited

Richard Gray                                                             Tel: +44 207 459 3600

Andrew Potts

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

(Nominated Advisor)

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