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Where the announcement in Rule 1010 contains a profit forecast, which may include any statement which quantifies the anticipated level of future profits, the issuer must announce the following additional information:

(a) Details of the principal assumptions including commercial assumptions upon which the forecast is based.
(b) Confirmation from the issuer's auditors that they have reviewed the bases and assumptions, accounting policies and calculations for the forecast, and setting out their report on the bases, assumptions, policies and calculations.
(c) A report from the issuer's financial adviser, if one is appointed, confirming that it is satisfied that the forecast has been stated by the directors after due and careful enquiry. If no such adviser has been appointed in connection with the transaction, the issuer must submit a letter to the sponsor from the board of directors confirming that the forecast has been made by them after due and careful enquiry.

Amended on 29 September 201129 September 2011.