Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Requests Trading Halts to be Lifted

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZX:FPH, ASX, FPH) has today been advised by Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Limited (FPA) that FPA has successfully completed the bookbuild process in respect of the sale of its 19.34% shareholding in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited.  In view of this, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited has requested both NZX and ASX to lift the trading halts in respect of its shares, from the opening of the markets today.

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