Company Announcements – September 2006

International Hotel Investments p.l.c.

International Hotel Investments p.l.c. (IHI) announces the issue and allotment of 2,500,000 shares to HSBC No-Load Funds SICAV p.l.c.

IHI is currently in the process of raising new equity. The acquisition of 2,500,000 IHI shares by an investment fund managed by HSBC, at Euro 1 each, is therefore a further step in this strategy, which was started earlier this year when the Company’s Annual General Meeting authorised the Directors to promote and issue fresh equity to fund further growth and development.

Please click on the above heading to view the official announcement.

Global Capital

At a meeting held on 8th September 2006, the Board of Directors of Global Capital p.l.c considered and approved the interim Financial Statements for the six months ended 30th June 2006.

An interim dividend of 2 cents per share gross of tax has been declared by the Board of Directors in respect of the six months ended 30th June 2006. Please click on the above heading to view the financial statements.


In a meeting held on the 5th September 2006, the Board of Directors of Plaza Centres p.l.c. approved the half-yearly financial statements for the six months ended 30th June 2006. Please click on the above heading to view approved financial statements.

Suncrest Hotels plc

Suncrest Hotels plc announces that Mr. Micahel Sciortino has been appointed a member of the Audit Committee with effect from 1st September 2006. Mr Sciortino replaces Ivan Fsadni who resigned from his position on the Suncrest Audit Committee on taking up full-time employment as an internal auditor with a local financial institution.


Mr Vittorio Vellano has resigned from the Board of Directors of Lombard Bank Malta p.l.c. with immediate effect.

Datatrak Holdings plc

Datatrak Solutions Limited, a subsidiary of Datatrak Holdings plc, has commenced the implementation of a contract signed with GeoPost UK Ltd in order to supply GeoPost UK Ltd with components from its DispatchIT application. The contract is worth over £600,000 for the first four years.

GeoPost UK is wholly owned by La Poste, the second largest postal operation in Europe. The initial contract referred to above will cover a total of 2,000 GeoPost vehicles located in its 40 depots spread all over the United Kingdom.