The Management Board of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. announces, based on information dated 12 January 2006 from Lansdowne Partners Limited, that as a result of the sale on 9 January 2006 of shares of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., Lansdowne Partners Limited Partnership, on behalf of client funds which it manages, controlled 9 707 114 shares of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., representing 4.85 % of the share capital of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and representing the same number of votes at the general meeting of shareholders. Lansdowne Partners Limited Partnership currently controls 9 282 114 shares, representing 4.64 % of the share capital and representing the same number of votes at the general meeting of shareholders.
Previously, in accordance with an announcement dated 12 July 2005, Lansdowne Partners Limited Partnership controlled 10 572 441 shares, granting the right to 5.29 % of the total number of votes.
The total number of shares issued by KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. amounts to 200 000 000. All of these shares are ordinary bearer shares. The maximum number of votes arising from the issued shares is 200 000 000.
Legal basis: art. 70 point 1 of the Act dated 29 July 2005 on public offerings and conditions governing the introduction of financial instruments to organised trading, and on public companies (Journal of Laws Nr 184, item 1539)