Purchase of Own Securities

ROWE EVANS INVESTMENTS PLC OIL PALM AND RUBBER PLANTATIONS IN INDONESIA The Company has today purchased 15,000 of its issued shares of 10p each for a consideration of 99p per share. The revised issued share capital, following completion of this transaction, will be £4,838,507.30 divided into 48,385,073 shares of 10p each. By order of the board M.P. Evans (UK) Limited Secretaries 3 October 2002 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/03/20021003BIT00830/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/03/20021003BIT00830/wkr0002.pdf