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8 April 1998
Increased Cash Offer
Goldman Sachs International
on behalf of
The Energy Group PLC
Level of Acceptances and Extension of Offer
As at 10.00pm (London time), 5.00pm (New York City time) on 7 April 1998, PacifiCorp Acquisitions had
received valid acceptances under the Offer in respect of a total of 6,136,568 Energy Group shares and 820,677
Energy Group ADSs, representing in aggregate 9,419,276 Energy Group Shares or 1.80 per cent. of the issued
ordinary share capital of The Energy Group.
The Offer has been extended until 10.00pm (London time), 5.00pm (New York City time) on 28 April 1998.
Prior to the commencement of the offer period on 26 January 1998, PacifiCorp Acquisitions including all persons
acting in concert with PacifiCorp Acquisitions, owned, or had rights over 7,533,346 Energy Group Shares,
including Energy Group Shares represented by Energy Group ADSs.
Since 26 January 1998, PacifiCorp Acquisitions has acquired 45,987,079 Energy Group Shares (including
241,589 shares held by the PacifiCorp Master Retirement Trust before 26 January 1998), representing
approximately 8.8 per cent. of the