Share Offer for Synchronica plc ("Synchronica") by Myriad Group AG ("Myriad")

Further Funding Requirement and Security Granted

Dubendorf, (PresseBox) - The Board of Myriad would like to make the following update in relation to its Offer for Synchronica:

As stated in the announcement made on 7 March 2012, at the request of Synchronica, the Board of Myriad entered into a short term loan agreement, of up to US$3 million, with Synchronica in order to fund some of the payroll costs of Synchronica in March and April 2012 (the "Loan").

As security for Synchronica's obligations under the Loan, Synchronica has granted to Myriad a fixed and floating charge over Synchronica's assets. Myriad's charge ranks behind the charge that Nokia has in respect of its agreements with Synchronica. The Loan is repayable within 14 days of the later of the Revised Offer being declared unconditional as to acceptances or being withdrawn or lapsing.

Following further investigation, Myriad can confirm that the Loan will not be sufficient to cover the working capital requirements of Synchronica during the Offer Period and that further funding may be required to cover the working capital shortfall. It is important that Shareholders are made aware of this and the increased importance of Myriad taking control of Synchronica at the earliest opportunity. The Board of Myriad therefore urges Synchronica Shareholders to accept the Offer without delay.

As set out in the Offer Document and the Revised Offer Document, the Offer will remain open for acceptance until 1.00 p.m. (London Time) on 4 April 2012.

Capitalised terms used in this announcement have the meanings ascribed to them in the Offer Document and the Revised Offer Document.

Enquiries:

Zeus Capital Limited
(Financial Adviser to Myriad)

Richard Hughes
Nick Cowles
Andrew Jones
Tel: 0161 831 1512
www.zeuscapital.co.uk

Zeus Capital, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for Myriad and for no one else in connection with the Offer and is not advising any other person or treating any other person as its client in relation thereto and will not be responsible to anyone other than Myriad for providing the protections afforded to clients of Zeus Capital, or for giving advice to any other person in relation to the Offer, the contents of this announcement or any other matter referred to herein.

This announcement is not intended to and does not constitute an offer to sell, or form part of, or constitute the solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for or an invitation to purchase, any securities.

This announcement does not constitute a prospectus or a prospectus equivalent document. Shareholders are advised to read carefully the formal documentation in relation to the Offer. The Offer has been made solely through the Original Offer Document, the accompanying Forms of Acceptance and the Revised Offer Document, which contain the full terms and conditions of the Offer, including details of how to accept the Offer. Please read carefully the Original Offer Document, the accompanying Forms of Acceptance, the Revised Offer Document and the Synchronica Shareholder Circular in their entirety before making a decision with regards to the Offer. Any acceptance or other response to the proposals should be made on the basis of the information in the Original Offer Document, the accompanying Forms of Acceptance, the Revised Offer Document and the Synchronica Shareholder Circular.

Dealing Disclosure Requirements

Under Rule 8.3(a) of the City Code, any person who is interested in 1 per cent. or more of any class of relevant securities of an offeree company or of any paper offeror (being any offeror other than an offeror in respect of which it has been announced that its offer is, or is likely to be, solely in cash) must make an Opening Position Disclosure following the commencement of the Offer Period, and, if later, following the announcement in which any paper offeror is first identified. An Opening Position Disclosure must contain details of the person's interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any paper offeror(s). An Opening Position Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(a) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 p.m. (London time) on the 10th business day following the commencement of the Offer Period and, if appropriate, by no later than 3.30 p.m. (London time) on the 10th business day following the announcement in which any paper offeror is first identified. Relevant persons who deal in the relevant securities of the offeree company or of a paper offeror prior to the deadline for making an Opening Position Disclosure must instead make a Dealing Disclosure.

Under Rule 8.3(b) of the City Code, any person who is, or becomes, interested in 1 per cent. or more of any class of relevant securities of the offeree company or of any paper offeror must make a Dealing Disclosure if the person deals in any relevant securities of the offeree company or of any paper offeror. A Dealing Disclosure must contain details of the dealing concerned and of the person's interests and short positions in, and rights to subscribe for, any relevant securities of each of (i) the offeree company and (ii) any paper offeror(s), save to the extent that these details have previously been disclosed under Rule 8. A Dealing Disclosure by a person to whom Rule 8.3(b) applies must be made by no later than 3.30 p.m. (London time) on the business day following the date of the relevant dealing.

If two or more persons act together pursuant to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to acquire or control an interest in relevant securities of an offeree company or a paper offeror, they will be deemed to be a single person for the purpose of Rule 8.3.

Opening Position Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company and by any offeror and Dealing Disclosures must also be made by the offeree company, by any offeror and by any persons acting in concert with any of them (see Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4).

Details of the offeree and offeror companies in respect of whose relevant securities Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures must be made can be found in the Disclosure Table on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk, including details of the number of relevant securities in issue, when the Offer Period commenced and when any offeror was first identified. You should contact the Panel's Market Surveillance Unit on +44(0)20 7638 0129 if you are in any doubt as to whether you are required to make an Opening Position Disclosure or a Dealing Disclosure.

Overseas Jurisdictions

The release, publication or distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom may be restricted by the laws of those jurisdictions and therefore persons into whose possession this announcement comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Failure to comply with any such restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

This announcement has been prepared for the purposes of complying with English law and the City Code and the information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this announcement had been prepared in accordance with the laws and regulations of any jurisdiction outside of England.

In particular, this announcement is not an offer which is being made, directly or indirectly, in or into or by the use of the mails of, or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, email, facsimile transmission, telex, telephone, the internet or other forms of electronic transmission) of interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of a national securities exchange of a Restricted Jurisdiction and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility from or within a Restricted Jurisdiction.

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