Scoot.com Plc ('Scoot' or 'The Company') Statement on Press Speculation

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Scoot.com plc

    LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release was issued
 today by Scoot.com plc (Nasdaq: SCOP):
 
     The Board of the Company notes the recent press speculation and the rise
 in the Company's share price.
     In line with the announcement made on 23 March 2001 with the Company's
 preliminary results for the 15 months ended December 31, 2000, the Company
 confirms that it is continuing to pursue its strategic review.
     The review includes an assessment of whether or not shareholder value may
 be maximised by a sale of the Company as a whole and, accordingly, the Company
 is in preliminary discussions, which may or may not lead to an offer being
 made for the Company.  The Board of the Company stresses that these
 discussions are at a very preliminary stage and there can be no assurance
 whatsoever that any such offer may be forthcoming.
     Further announcements will be made if and when appropriate.
 
 

SOURCE Scoot.com plc
    LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release was issued
 today by Scoot.com plc (Nasdaq: SCOP):
 
     The Board of the Company notes the recent press speculation and the rise
 in the Company's share price.
     In line with the announcement made on 23 March 2001 with the Company's
 preliminary results for the 15 months ended December 31, 2000, the Company
 confirms that it is continuing to pursue its strategic review.
     The review includes an assessment of whether or not shareholder value may
 be maximised by a sale of the Company as a whole and, accordingly, the Company
 is in preliminary discussions, which may or may not lead to an offer being
 made for the Company.  The Board of the Company stresses that these
 discussions are at a very preliminary stage and there can be no assurance
 whatsoever that any such offer may be forthcoming.
     Further announcements will be made if and when appropriate.
 
 SOURCE  Scoot.com plc