Westfield statement Re. Rodamco North America

19 December 2001

Countries: United States

Westfield Holdings today announced that it had filed a suit inthe Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal to ensurethat the actions of RNA are consistent with previous rulings of thecourt and that it acts in good faith in its dealings withWestfield.

This follows media reports that RNA has made confidentialcompany information available to other shopping centre groups witha view to seeking a possible take over offer for RNA.

The hearing is expected to take place in Amsterdam on Thursday20th December.