Company Announcements 3rd – 9th August 2005

Global Funds SICAV p.l.c.   On the 27th July 2005 the Board of Directors of Global Funds SICAV p.l.c. (”the Company”) resolved to distribute to the shareholders dividends of  Lm0.0174 per share for Global Bond Fund Plus and USD0.0091 per share for Melita International Bond Fund.   FIMBANK p.l.c.   The Board of Directors of FIMBank p.l.c. has decided to call an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company on 29th August, 2005in order to approve amendments to the Company’s Memorandum of Association; and authorise the Company to acquire its own shares.   Global Financial Services Group p.l.c.   On the 5 August 2005, the Board of Directors of GFSG p.l.c. considered and approved the attached Interim Financial Statements for the six months ended 30 June 2005. An interim dividend of 1c5 per share gross of tax (net: 0c975) has been declared by the BoD in respect of the six months ended 30 June 2005. All shareholders on company’s register as at close of trading on the 12th August 2005, will be paid this interim dividend.  This is the first time that the company is paying an interim dividend since flotation.   GFSG p.l.c. has registered that its profit before taxation rose by 69% to Lm674,588 for the six months ending 30 June 2005.  (profit pre tax for 2004: Lm397,998).   Commission and fees receivable increased by Lm501,525 (61%) and totalled Lm1,324,480 compared to Lm822,755 for the same period in 2004.  Operating profit has increased by 139% from Lm182,425 for the first six months in 2004 to Lm435,661 for the six month period ending 30 June 2005.   Earnings per share for the six months ended 30 June 2005 increased to 4c0 from 2c3 – an increase of 1c7 over the corresponding six months of the previous year.   Net Assets of the Group stood at Lm10.2 million as at 30 June 2005 compared with Lm10 million as at 31 December 2004.