Milan, November 15, 2013
Further to the press release published on October 16, 2013 and with reference to the request filed by Sisal S.p.A . ("Sisal"), a company of the Sisal Group,for the settlement of the case mentioned therein pursuant to Law Decree no. 102/2013, on October 29, 2013, Law Decree no. 102/2013 was converted into law with amendments allowing also a settlement by paying a mini mum amount equal to 20% of the amount payable under the Court of Auditors' (Corte dei Conti) first instance rulings, provided that the settlement request is submitted together with the payment of the settlement amount before November 4, 2013 and that the settlement request is approved by Court of Auditors.