02 May 2005

Foster’s interest in Southcorp now 38.4%

Foster’s Group Limited (Foster’s) announces that its interest in Southcorp Limited (Southcorp) has increased to 38.4% through acceptances into its takeover offer for Southcorp (Offer) and through acceptance instructions held in the Institutional Acceptance Facility established by Foster’s.

Percentage of Southcorp shares in which Foster’s had a relevant interest prior to the Offer
18.8%

Percentage of Southcorp shares the subject of acceptances under the Offer
8.1%

Percentage of Southcorp shares subject to the Institutional Acceptance Facility
11.5%

Total interest in Southcorp shares         38.4%


If Southcorp shareholders have questions in relation to the Foster’s offer, or wish to obtain a replacement transfer and acceptance form, they should call the Foster’s offer enquiry line on 1800 101 769 (international callers should call +61 3 9415 4242).

Further information:

Media
Lisa Keenan
Director - External Communications
Tel: +61 3 9633 2265
Mob: 0409 150 771

Investors
Chris Knorr
Vice President - Investor Relations
Tel: +61 3 9633 2685
Mob: 0417 033 623


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