Bio Group Brazil extends call option on Naturex shares

Tuesday, 08 March 2011.

In relation to the call options granted to the Brazilian Bio Group Brazil on the stakes that Natra, S.A. holds in Natraceutical (46.8%) and in the French multinational Naturex (3.89%), after the four-month period for the execution of the options, Bio Group Brazil has informed the Company of its wish to extend the deadline for the execution of the call option on Naturex shares to some further four months, as stipulated in the contract, and to reject the option agreement on the shareholding in Natraceutical.

For the first option contract renewal, the Brazilian society has proceeded to transfer to Natra, S.A. the amount of € 0.4 million as an additional premium. The second and final deadline for the execution of the call option will conclude on July 10, 2011.

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