Publication of withdrawal of the voluntary cash offer made by Anthiarose Limited for Zentiva N.V.
Anthiarose Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PPF Group N.V., announces that in accordance with Czech Act No. 104/2008 of the Coll. on Takeover Bids, it publishes the withdrawal of its voluntary takeover bid addressed to all of the owners of shares and global depositary shares of Zentiva N.V. today. The intention of withdrawing from the bid has successfully gone through the supervisory process at the Czech National Bank, and the withdrawal notice in Czech is published in the nationally distributed daily, Hospodářské noviny, and also on the Internet at www.ppfgroup.nl/anthiarose in Czech and English.