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Friday 14 October, 2005

Investcom LLC

Investcom Greenshoe Exercised

Investcom LLC
14 October 2005

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                        Over-Allotment Option Exercised

London, 14 October 2005 - Investcom (INVT), the international mobile
telecommunications operator, today became the first company to list on the Dubai
International Financial Exchange (DIFX).

Investcom also announced that today the over-allotment option of 2,999,771 GDSs
was exercised in full.  This brings the total number of Investcom GDSs sold in
the IPO to 62,995,199.
•    The company becomes the first to list on the DIFX following its successful 
     initial public offering of 59,995,428 GDSs on the London Stock
     Exchange (LSE) on 11 October, 2005

•    The total size of the transaction is $778 million, (including the greenshoe 
     option) valuing the company at $3.3 billion at IPO, making the offering the 
     biggest international offering by a Middle Eastern company

•    The offering was priced at the top of the price range, or US$12.35 per
     Global Depositary Share (GDS), with each GDS representing 5 ordinary 
     Investcom shares

•    Citigroup acted as Global Co-ordinator for the IPO and Citigroup and
     HSBC acted as Joint Bookrunners

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About Investcom

Investcom ( is an international provider of mobile
telecommunications services with operations in eight countries in the Middle
East, Africa and Europe. As of June 2005, Investcom had a total of approximately
3.3 million managed customers. The company operates GSM networks, mostly under
the Areeba(TM) brand, in Syria, Ghana, Yemen, Benin, Liberia, Cyprus,
Guinea-Bissau and Sudan. Investcom has also recently been awarded GSM licenses
to build and operate a mobile network in Guinea and won a bid for a GSM license
in Afghanistan, expanding its operations to ten countries and boosting its
combined population under license to approx. 147 million.

The company also provides international carrier services, principally through
its operations in Monaco, fixed telephony services in the United Kingdom and
telecommunications engineering and consulting services.

For more information please contact:

Capital MS&L for the Company

Neil Doyle on +44 20 7307 5335 or +44 777 1978 220 or on
[email protected]

Claire Maloney on +44 20 7307 5341 or +44 777 0958 479 or on
[email protected]


Jeremy Hughes on +44 20 7986 5607 or +44 7747 603 117 or on
[email protected]


Malcolm Wallis on +44 20 7991 3876 or +44 7774 556 416 or on
[email protected]

                      This information is provided by RNS
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