Commitment to Walker Guidelines

CD&R LLP is committed to promoting greater transparency in the private equity industry. CD&R LLP will conform to the Walker Guidelines for Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity on a comply or explain basis and will work with CD&R’s U.K. portfolio companies to do the same, to the extent applicable.

CD&R LLP will ensure timely and effective communication with portfolio company employees, in particular at times of strategic significance, including any transactions involving that particular portfolio company, to the extent confidentiality constraints permit.