Madison Pacific Appointed Trustee and Agent for AUD28m Euroclear-listed Convertible Notes Issuance by Guildford Coal Limited

Madison Pacifc Trust Limited ("Madison Pacific"), a leading independent corporate trustee, announces it has been appointed as trustee and agent for the issuance of an AUD28m Euroclear-listed Convertible Notes by Australian listed company Guildford Coal Limited

The Euroclear deal has enabled us to reach a remarkable milestone and telegraph the wide coverage that Madison has for transactions and structures of this nature." said Jonathan Hatch, Managing Director of Madison Pacific. "We are very pleased to be able to support Guildford Coal Limited with our unique skills and experience in this area."

Madison Pacific is a leading independent corporate trustee, specializing in various special situations such as restructurings, distressed transactions, complex workouts, enforcements and other besopke private investment fund transactions throughout Asia Pacific. Madison Pacific offers trustee, escrow and custodian services, as well as investing and asset management services corresponding to our client;s requirements.

Since establishment in 2011, Madison Pacific has acted for a wide variety of clients, including foreign law firms, investment funds, banks, sovereigns, institutional investorsm on more than 150 assignments in various roles, involving transactions in excess of US$4 billion. As an escrow agent, Madison Pacific has escrowed over US$300 million on behalf of clients in restructuring, M&A and other transactions over the past year.

Madison Pacific's head office is located in Hong Kong with additional offices in Singapore and Beijing.