04 January 2013

Pre Close Trading Statement

Prior to entering its close period on 4 January 2013 and notwithstanding the ongoing challenging markets, Clarkson PLC confirms that since its Interim Management Statement announced on 7 November 2012, trading has continued in line with expectations.

Clarkson PLC will announce final results for the year ended 31 December 2012 on 7 March 2013.

Enquiries:

Clarkson PLC  020 7334 0000
Andi Case, Chief executive
Jeff Woyda, Finance director

Hudson Sandler  020 7796 4133
Andrew Leach
Katie Matthews