Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited Welcomes New Shareholders

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZX:FPH, ASX:FPH) welcomes its new shareholders following Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Limited’s placement of its 19.34% shareholding in the company.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has been advised that there was strong demand for the shares with more than 40 existing and new institutional shareholders participating in the transaction.  No changes are contemplated to Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s board composition as a consequence of the transaction.

About Fisher  & Paykel Healthcare
Fisher   &  Paykel   Healthcare   is  a  leading   designer,   manufacturer   and  marketer   of  heated humidification  products  and systems  for use in respiratory  care and the treatment  of obstructive sleep  apnea.   It also  offers  an innovative  range  of patient  warming  devices  and neonatal  care products.  The company’s products are sold in over 90 countries worldwide.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Michael Daniell MD/CEO on +64 9 574 0161 or Tony Barclay CFO on +64 9 574 0119 at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited or by visiting the company’s website at  www.fphcare.com