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WSP Holdings discussing extension of going private transaction

WSP Holdings announced that the parties to the going private transaction of the company previously announced on February 21, 2013 are in discussions with the special committee of the company's board of directors regarding, among other things, extending the outside date of December 31, 2013 under the Agreement and Plan of Merger in order to give the parties more time to complete the transaction. The company cautions its shareholders and others considering trading in its securities that there can be no assurance that an agreement will be reached.