Unless otherwise defined, all capitalised terms used herein shall bear the same meaning as in the offer information statement dated 31 December 2008 in relation to the Rights Issue.

At the close of the Rights Issue on 20 January 2009, based on initial tallies, the Rights Issue is over subscribed. Acceptances and excess applications have been received for more than the total number of Rights Shares offered pursuant to the Rights Issue. Accordingly, the Rights Issue of S$4 billion has been fully subscribed.

These results are indicative only and subject to validation of acceptances and excess applications received by CDP. Final details of the Rights Issue subscriptions will be announced via SGXNET as soon as practicable.

Important Notice
This Announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to acquire, Rights or Rights Shares or to take up any entitlements to Rights Shares in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is unlawful. No person should acquire any Rights or Rights Shares except on the basis of the information contained in the Offer Information Statement.

The information contained in this Announcement is not for release, publication or distribution to persons in the United States and should not be distributed, forwarded to or transmitted in or into any jurisdiction where to do so might constitute a violation of applicable securities laws or regulations.

The issue, exercise or sale of rights and the acquisition or purchase of the Rights Shares are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. DBS assumes no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions.

The distribution of this Announcement, the Offer Information Statement, the provisional allotment letters and/or the application form for Rights Shares and excess Rights Shares into jurisdictions other than Singapore may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this Announcement and such other documents comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

Neither the content of DBS’ website, the SGX-ST’s website nor any website accessible by hyperlinks on DBS’ website or the SGX-ST’s website is incorporated in, or forms part of, this Announcement.

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