Meinl European Land Limited

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings / MEINL EUROPEAN LAND ANNOUNCES EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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Company Information

24.06.2008

St Helier, Jersey, 24 June 2008.  Meinl European Land Limited ("MEL" or the "Company"), whose certificates representing shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, announces that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company has been convened for 16 July 2008 at 10 a.m. in Jersey, the place of incorporation of MEL, at The Great Hall, Hotel de France, St Saviours Road, Jersey JE1 7XP, to be followed at 11 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the Extraordinary General Meeting shall have concluded or adjourned, at the same location by an Annual General Meeting of the Company.  The Company has today published a shareholder circular (the "Circular") convening the Extraordinary General Meeting and providing shareholders and certificate holders with information related to the resolutions to be proposed at the Extraordinary General Meeting and has issued a Notice of Annual General Meeting convening the Annual General Meeting.  The Circular and Notice of Annual General Meeting are both available on the MEL website at www.meinleuropeanland.com. Details of the voting registration process for certificate holders will be published in the Austrian "Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung" (Official Austrian Gazette) and on the website of the Company (www.meinleuropeanland.com). The purpose of the Extraordinary General Meeting is to consider and, if thought fit, to pass resolutions relating to the proposed transaction announced by the Company on 20 March 2008 between the Company, CPI/Gazit Holdings Limited ("CG Holdings"), a joint venture between Gazit-Globe Ltd ("Gazit"), a multinational real estate investment company listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE:GLOB), and CPI Austria Holdings Limited ("CPI Austria"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CPI Capital Partners Europe LP (and its parallel funds), a real estate fund advised by Citibank International plc through its business unit, Citi Property Investors ("CPI"), whereby CG Holdings, Gazit and CPI Austria are to make an investment of up to EUR800 million in the Company as part of a total investment of up to EUR1.3 billion (the "Proposed Transaction"), accompanied by a transformation of MEL´s governance and management structure.  Subject to the requisite shareholder/certificate holder approvals being obtained and the other conditions to closing set forth in Part VIII of the Circular being satisfied, the Proposed Transaction will close on the closing date, which is currently expected to be as soon as possible after the EGM.

The business to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting is to receive the accounts of the Company for the year ended 31 December 2007 and the report of the directors and auditors thereon, to re-appoint KPMG Channel Islands Limited as the Company´s auditors and to authorise the directors to agree the auditors´ remuneration.

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Further inquiry note:
Contacts for enquiries:
London                             Austria
Citigate Dewe Rogerson      Trimedia
Michael Berkeley   Bernhard Hudik
+44 20 7638 9571   +43 1 5244 300

For questions pertaining to CPI/Gazit, Gazit and CPI Austria:

London                          Austria
Financial Dynamics Dr. Viktor Bauer PR GmbH
Stephanie Highett Dr Viktor Bauer
Richard Sunderland Mag. Anita Köninger
+44 (0)20 7831 3113 viktor.bauer@viktorbauer.com
                         +43 (1) 320 95 45 18

Branche: Real Estate
ISIN:      AT0000660659
WKN:        066065
Index:    Standard Market Continous
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market



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