International Biotechnology Trust (IBT) 31 Aug 2002 Page 16
The financial information set out in the announcement does not constitute the Company's
statutory accounts for the year ended 31 August 2002 or 31 August 2001. The financial
information for the year ended 31 August 2001 is derived from the statutory accounts for that
year which have been delivered to the Registrar of Companies. The auditors reported on those
accounts; their report was unqualified and did not contain a statement under section 237(2) or
(3) of the Companies Act 1985. The statutory accounts for the year ended 31 August 2002 will
be finalised on the basis of the financial information presented by the Directors in this
preliminary announcement and will be delivered to the Registrar of Companies following the
Company's Annual General Meeting.
This announcement is prepared on the basis of the accounting policies as set out in the most
recently published set of annual financial statements.
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of International Biotechnology Trust plc will be held at 12.00 noon
on Thursday 19 December 2002 at 31 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7QA.
Annual Report and Accounts
The Annual Report and Accounts will be mailed to registered shareholders at their registered
addresses in November 2002 and from the date of release copies of the Annual Report will be
made available to the public at the Company's registered office, 31 Gresham Street, London