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INEOS ANNOUNCES REFINANCING OF TERM LOANS

INEOS Holdings Limited (“INEOS”) today announced that its indirect wholly owned finance subsidiaries, INEOS Finance plc and INEOS US Finance LLC, intend to take the following actions under the existing Senior Secured Term Loan Agreement (the “Transactions”):

• prepay a portion of the euro- and dollar-denominated Term Loans due 2022 and 2024 in an aggregate principal amount of approximately €750,000,000 using approximately €250,000,000 expected to be received from INEOS Styrolution Group GmbH, an affiliated company, as a repayment of its approximately €250,000,000 loan owed to INEOS and approximately €500,000,000 from new senior secured debt; and

• refinance all the remaining Term Loans due 2022 and 2024 with new tranches of euro- and dollar-denominated Term Loans due 2024 in approximately the same amount but having lower interest rate margins than the existing tranches.

There can be no assurance that the Transactions or any element thereof will be completed.

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