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Wednesday 22 November, 2006

Steinhoff Intl Hldgs

Amended Rule 2.10

Steinhoff International Hldgs Ltd
22 November 2006


                             RULE 2.10 ANNOUNCEMENT

                STEINHOFF INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED ('SIL')
                     AND STEINHOFF EUROPE AG AUSTRIA ('SE')
               DISCUSSIONS WITH HOMESTYLE GROUP PLC ('HOMESTYLE')


The following replaces the Rule 2.10 announcement released on 21 November 2006
at 13.34 under RNS number 4444M.  In the announcements dated 20 and 21 November
2006 the details regarding the ZAR 1,500 million Fixed Rate Convertible Bonds
(due 2013) were omitted.

The full correct version of the announcement appears below


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

20 November 2006


RULE 2.10 ACCOUNCEMENT

Following the announcement made by Homestyle on 17 November 2006 in relation to
the approach by SIL and SE with a proposal to acquire all those Homestyle shares
SE does not already own, SIL now announces, in accordance with Rule 2.10 of the
City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, that at the close of business on 16 November
2006 it had the following relevant securities (within the meaning of the City
Code on Takeovers and Mergers) in issue:

1,146,234,148 ordinary shares of ZAR 0,005 each.  The shares are admitted to
trading on the JSE Limited under JSE code: 'SHF' and ISIN code: ZAE000016176.

ZAR 1,500 million Fixed Rate Convertible Bonds due 31 July 2013, convertible
into 54,744,526 ordinary shares of ZAR0,005 each at a conversion price of
ZAR27,40 admitted to trading on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading
Limited ('SGX-ST') under ISIN code:  XSO257978337.


Dealing Disclosure Requirements

Under the provisions of Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the
'Code'), if any person is, or becomes, 'interested' (directly or indirectly) in
1% or more of any class of 'relevant securities' of SIL, all 'dealings' in any 
'relevant securities' of that company (including by means of an option in
respect of, or a derivative referenced to, any such 'relevant securities') must
be publicly disclosed by no later than 3.30pm (London time) on the London
business day following the date of the relevant transaction.  This requirement
will continue until the date on which any offer becomes, or is declared,
unconditional as to acceptances, lapses or is otherwise withdrawn or on which
the 'offer period' otherwise ends.  If two or more persons act together pursuant
to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to acquire an '
interest' in 'relevant securities' of SIL, they will be deemed to be a single
person for the purposes of Rule 8.3.

Under the provisions of Rule 8.1 of the Code, all 'dealings' in 'relevant
securities' of SIL by SIL or by any of its 'associates', must be disclosed by no
later than 12.00 noon (London time) on the London business day following the
date of the relevant transaction.

A disclosure table, giving details of the companies in whose 'relevant
securities' 'dealings' should be disclosed, and the number of such securities in
issue, can be found on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

'Interests in securities' arise, in summary, when a person has long economic
exposure, whether conditional or absolute, to changes in the price of
securities.  In particular, a person will be treated as having an 'interest' by
virtue of the ownership or control of securities, or by virtue of any option in
respect of, or derivative referenced to, securities.

Terms in quotation marks are defined in the Code, which can also be found on the
Panel's website.  If you are in any doubt as to whether or not you are required
to disclose a 'dealing' under Rule 8, you should consult the Panel.


                                    - Ends -


For investor enquiries, contact at Steinhoff International Holdings Limited:

Piet Ferreira
Tel: +27 11 445 3061

Stehan Grobler
Tel: +27 11 445 3050




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