Centro MCS Says Pelorus Cancellation of Meetings Disenfranchises Investors

Centro MCS today expressed disappointment and surprise that Pelorus have purported to cancel a series of meetings of Centro MCS investors with little warning and immediately prior to the first meeting scheduled for Monday. Centro MCS Manager is considering whether this purported cancellation is effective and urges investors to check for any updates in relation to the meeting on its website at centro.com.au.

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MFS Rebrands to OCTAVIAR, and Delivers Market Update (March 28, 2008)

Name change

�� MFS to transfer and assign to Massachusetts Financial Services of Boston,USA its Australian registered trademark “MFS”
– Resolves ongoing litigation between the parties
– MFS to receive a payment from Massachusetts of a confidential amount
�� World branding agency was used to develop the new name “Octaviar”
– New brand and corporate imagery to be launched following today’s shareholder approval
– ASX Code to change to “OCV”

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Pelorus Reschedules Centro Meetings, Nominates Trust Co as Responsible Entity

Dear Investor,

Rescheduling of Meetings for Centro MCS 16, 19NZ/I and 11

Attached are notices with respect to meetings (Meeting) of unit holders of Centro MCS 16, Centro MCS 19 NZ/I and Centro MCS 11 (Syndicates). The notices advise unit holders that the meetings in relation to the Syndicates have been rescheduled to 20 May 2008.

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MFS Group Announces Breach of Loan Facility to Customers

Dear Investor

I write to you on behalf of MFS Investment Management Limited (‘MFSIM’), as Responsible Entity of the MFS Premium Income Fund (‘the Fund’) to provide an update on the recent events and the MFSIM Board’s strategy and proposals for the management of the Fund subsequent to our last letter.MFSIM understands the significance of these decisions and the impact on investors. Given current market conditions and the position of the Fund, MFSIM, in the interests of all unit holders, has sought to preserve the capital value of the Fund.The MFSIM Board and its advisors are now focused on exploring initiatives to improve liquidity and allow the payment of income to unit holders and expect significant progress to be made before the end of the financial year 2008. Below we set out the key issues facing the Fund at this time. We will continue to update unit holders on developments with the Fund on a regular basis.

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City Pacific Limited Letter to Investors

Dear Investor,
CITY PACIFIC FIRST MORTGAGE FUND (FIRST MORTGAGE FUND/FUND)

Amidst recession fears in the USA and difficult local market conditions which have caused havoc in the banking and financial services sectors there has been a substantial increase in the level of redemptions by our investors in the First Mortgage Fund.

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Devine Fires Two Staff for Conflict of Interest

Devine Limited advises that two senior managers of its Construction Division, Devine Constructions, had their employment with the company terminated on Friday 29th February 2008. This action resulted from clear evidence of breaches of the company’s policies in relation to “Ethical Code of Conduct” and “Conflicts of Interest” and evidence that both have undertaken fraudulent activities in respect of the Devine Group.

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Lend Lease Delivers Strong Half Year Profit Result Amid Tough Market Conditions

Lend Lease delivers strong half year profit result amid tough market conditions    

* Statutory Profit After Tax up 49% to A$259.6m
* EPS on Operating Profit up 60% to 65.5 cents
* Net Operating Profit After Tax up 61% to A$262.8m  Interim dividend up 23% to 43 cents a share

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Westfield Group Announces Solid Growth in Operational And Development Earnings

The Westfield Group (ASX:WDC) today announced its full year results, reporting operational segment earnings for the year ended 31 December 2007 of $1.79 billion, up 11.6% over the prior year.  This represents 96.12 cents per security, an increase of 6.0% on a constant currency basis.

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Valad Announces 139% Increase in Underlying Earnings; Reaffirms FY08 Forecast

* Solid performance from diverse operations across 13 countries
* Proven funds platform, raising A$1.2 billion of equity and debt in 2H08
* AUM of A$20.5 billion, diversified by sector, geography and business line
* Continued focus on integration and consolidation of Australasian, European and UK platforms

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Macquarie CountryWide Announces Results Six Months to December 2007

Macquarie CountryWide Trust (ASX: MCW) today announced a 2.5 per cent increase in distributable earnings to A$97.7 million for the six months to 31 December 2007, representing 7.35 cents per unit. Earnings before losses on asset sales were 7.76 cents per unit. The Trust distributed 7.80 cents per unit to investors on 22 February 2008.

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Aspen Announces Strong Half Year Result

Aspen Announces Strong Half Year Result

Aspen Group (ASX: APZ) is pleased to report a strong performance for the half year to 31 December 2007, with the Group’s underlying net profit after tax up 63% at $19.0 million. Contributions across all business divisions have combined to produce this result, leaving the Group well placed to record a strong full year performance.

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