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Client                     Country          Announced        Closed    ($ millions)   Headline
Dow Chemical [The Dow      United States       05-Jan-09   31-Dec-08          N/A     Sale of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) business to The Lubrizol Corporation
Chemical Company]

Manutencoop Facility       Italy              05-Nov-08    23-Dec-08           356    Manutencoop Facility Management acquires Pirelli & C. Real Estate Integrated Facility Management
Management S.
Manutencoop Facility       Italy              05-Nov-08    23-Dec-08          1,330   A group of major financial sponsors acquires a minority stake in Manutencoop Facility Management
Management S.
Carrefour, Auchan and      France              22-Jul-08   18-Dec-08          N/A     Carrefour, Auchan and Mercialys to acquire six commercial centres in France
Theratechnologies          Canada             29-Oct-08    16-Dec-08           215    Theratechnologies and EMD Serono enter into collaboration and licensing agreement for Tesamorelin in
                                                                                      the US
Sodexo                     France             25-Sep-08    12-Dec-08           280    Sodexo announces acquisition of Zehnacker Group
Kulczyk Holding            Poland             05-Nov-08    11-Dec-08          N/A     Strategic Reorganisation of Loon
John Lewis Plc             United Kingdom     07-Nov-08    07-Dec-08           251    Transfer of Ocado shares to John Lewis Partnership Pension Fund
Metrovacesa                Spain              05-Dec-08    05-Dec-08           838    HSBC and Metrovacesa reach agreement on 8 Canada Square
Capgemini Group            France              25-Jul-08   01-Dec-08           400    Capgemini acquires Getronics PinkRoccade Business Application Services
Leggett & Platt            United States      24-Nov-08    24-Nov-08          N/A     Polyester Fibers, a subsidiary of Leggett & Platt, sold to Empire Investment Holdings
InBev                      Belgium             14-Jul-08   18-Nov-08         62,000   InBev and Anheuser-Busch agree to combine
L Capital Management       France             01-Oct-08    17-Nov-08           700
                                                                                      GameStop acquires Micromania
Médéric [Groupe Médéric]   France             16-Sep-08    17-Nov-08           115    Malakoff Mederic joins Korian as strategic shareholder

TanzaniteOne Limited       Bermuda            11-Nov-08    11-Nov-08            53    Lapse of Gemfields' tender offer for TanzaniteOne
Zywave                     United States      12-Nov-08    10-Nov-08          N/A     Investment in Zywaveby Vista Equity Partners
H&R Block                  United States      12-Aug-08    01-Nov-08           315    H&R Block to sell financial advisors business to Ameriprise
VPC AB                     Sweden             02-Jun-08    31-Oct-08          N/A     NCSD joins the Euroclear Group
Critical Therapeutics      United States      01-May-08    31-Oct-08          N/A     Critical Therapeutics to merge with Cornerstone BioPharma

Penn National Gaming       United States       03-Jul-08   30-Oct-08          1,475   Penn National to receive a payment from affiliates of Fortress Investment
                                                                                      Group, Centerbridge Partners, Deutsche Bank and Wachovia, structured as a
                                                                                       $225MM termination fee and $1.25BN redeemable preferred equity investment
ENI Group [Ente            Italy              29-May-08    30-Oct-08          3,607   ENI to acquire Suez's 57.243% stake in Distrigas
Nazionale Idrocarburi
Microsoft                  United States      29-Aug-08    15-Oct-08           486    Microsoft to acquire Greenfield Online including European subsidiary Ciao
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial   Japan              29-Sep-08    13-Oct-08          9,000   Mitsubishi UFJ makes equity investment in Morgan Stanley
Aletti Private Equity      Italy               21-Jul-08   13-Oct-08           100    Aletti Private Equity SGR agrees to sell Lovato Gas to Landi Renzo
UMI                        United States      09-Oct-08    10-Oct-08          N/A     Sale of APG Cash Drawer, a division of UMI, to an entity formed by Private Capital Management and
                                                                                      APG senior managers
Criteria Caixa Corp.       Spain              26-May-08    09-Oct-08          1,976   Criteria to take 20% of GFInbursa
Brandywine                 United States      30-Jun-08    08-Oct-08           413    Brandywine announces sale of Oakland Portfolio
Infogrames Entertainment   France             01-May-08    08-Oct-08          N/A     Infogrames Entertainment and Atari announce agreement to merge
Andrews Holdings           United States      06-Oct-08    06-Oct-08          N/A     Sale of Andrews Holdings to Audax Group

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Client                         Country          Announced       Closed     ($ millions)   Headline
Ministry of Finance of the     Netherlands        03-Oct-08    03-Oct-08         23,500   The State of the Netherlands acquires the Dutch-based banking and insurance businesses of Fortis and its
Netherlands                                                                               share in ABN AMRO Holding NV
The Stanley Works              United States      20-Oct-08    01-Oct-08           166    Stanley Works acquires Generale de Protection
Financial Guaranty             United States      27-Aug-08    01-Oct-08          N/A     Financial Guaranty Insurance to obtain reinsurance from MBIA
Insurance Company
Boulanger                      France             26-Aug-08    01-Oct-08            33    Boulanger to sell Boulanger Spain to Sonae Distribuiçao
Société Fermière du Casino     France             30-Sep-08    30-Sep-08          N/A     Qatari Diar acquires 22,7% of the share capital of Société Fermière du Casino de la Municipalité de
de la Municipalité de Cannes                                                              Cannes

Sodexo                         France              25-Jul-08   30-Sep-08          N/A     Sodexo to acquire Score Groupe from Abénex Capital
Leggett & Platt                United States      26-Sep-08    26-Sep-08          N/A     Monomoy Capital Partners to acquire L&P Plastics, a division of Leggett & Platt
Guala Closures                 Italy               25-Jul-08   25-Sep-08           460    GCL Holdings launches a public tender offer on Guala Closures
Areva                          France             24-Sep-08    24-Sep-08          N/A     AREVA and Duke Energy form JV to jointly develop biomass power plants in the United States

Tribe Mediterranean Foods      United States      12-Sep-08    24-Sep-08            57    Osem Group, a subsidiary of Nestle completes acquisition of Tribe Mediterranean Foods

Lehman Brothers Holdings       United States      19-Sep-08    22-Sep-08          N/A     Barclays to acquire Lehman Brothers' North American businesses and assets

Shareholders of Heurtey        France              10-Jul-08   22-Sep-08           165    Heurtey Petrochem shareholders sell 35% of the share capital to Institut Francais du Petrole
Ligier                         France             18-Sep-08    18-Sep-08          N/A     21 Centrale Partners combines Automobiles Ligier and Microcar
Biovail                        Canada             17-Sep-08    17-Sep-08           100    Biovail acquires Prestwick Pharmaceuticals
Tele2 AB                       Sweden             30-Jun-08    15-Sep-08            50    Tele2 to divest Tele2 Poland to Netia
Signet Group plc               United Kingdom      10-Jul-08   11-Sep-08          1,600   Signet Group Board recommends move of primary listing to NYSE and domicile to Bermuda

APP Pharmaceuticals            United States       07-Jul-08   10-Sep-08          5,600   APP Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Fresenius
Fannie Mae                     United States      07-Sep-08    07-Sep-08          N/A     Exclusive financial advisor to Fannie Mae in U.S. Treasury led restructuring
Computerlinks AG               Germany            17-Jun-08    05-Sep-08           104    Barclays Private Equity announces tender offer for Computerlinks AG
BRS - Barry Rogliano Salles    France             02-Sep-08    02-Sep-08          N/A     BRS Group acquires Yachting Partners International

Tenneco Inc.                   United States       15-Jul-08   01-Sep-08          N/A     Tenneco acquires Gruppo Marzocchi's suspension business

SGX Pharmaceuticals            United States       08-Jul-08   20-Aug-08            64    Lilly to acquire SGX Pharmaceuticals
MEDecision                     United States      18-Jun-08    15-Aug-08           121    MEDecision to be acquired by Health Care Service Corporation
YORK Label                     United States      18-Jun-08    08-Aug-08          N/A     YORK Label acquired by Diamond Castle
Tele2 AB                       Sweden             26-Jun-08    07-Aug-08           330
                                                                                          Tele2 divests Tele2 Luxembourg to Belgacom
Tele2 AB                       Sweden             26-Jun-08    07-Aug-08          N/A
                                                                                          Tele2 divests Tele2 Liechtenstein to Belgacom
CAM Immobiliare                Italy              06-Aug-08    06-Aug-08            62    CAMFIN sells to Pirelli Real Estate
Royal Bank of Scotland         United Kingdom     13-Jun-08    05-Aug-08          7,000   RBS agrees to sell Angel Trains to a Consortium led by Babcock & Brown
Group plc
BioArray Solutions             United States      11-Mar-08    05-Aug-08           117    Immucor to acquire BioArray Solutions
Meinl Bank                     Austria            25-Mar-08    04-Aug-08          1,686   Sale by Meinl Bank of right to manage Meinl European Land and new investment in Meinl European
                                                                                          Land by Gazit Globe and Citi Property Investors

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Client                          Country         Announced       Closed      ($ millions)   Headline
International Paper             United States     17-Mar-08    04-Aug-08           6,000   International Paper to purchase Weyerhaeuser's packaging business
Verenium                        United States     06-Aug-08    01-Aug-08             90    BP and Verenium announce partnership involving commercialization of cellulosic ethanol

Special Advisory                United States     16-Nov-06     30-Jul-08         26,700   Clear Channel to be acquired by a private equity group co-led by Bain Capital Partners and Thomas H.
Committee of the Board of                                                                  Lee Partners
Clear Channel
American Express                United States      29-Jul-08    29-Jul-08           251    American Express acquires 13% stake in Concur Technologies
Pirelli & C.                    Italy              24-Jul-08    24-Jul-08           200    Pirelli and CyOptics launch integrated photonics alliance
Gaz de France                   France            27-Feb-06     22-Jul-08        122,400   Gaz de France and Suez announce new terms of their merger (combined capitalization)
Cardo                           Sweden             21-Jul-08    21-Jul-08          N/A     Cardo acquires Kajaani Process Measurements Oy
MF Global                       United States     20-May-08     18-Jul-08           300    Backstop commitment from affiliate of J.C. Flowers to purchase equity-linked securities
Geodis SA                       France            07-Apr-08     18-Jul-08          2,478   Tender Offer for the shares of Geodis to be initiated by SNCF Participations
Protez Pharmaceuticals          United States     04-Jun-08     17-Jul-08           400    Protez Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Novartis
Chocolaterie Guylian NV         Belgium           22-Jun-08     11-Jul-08          N/A     Guylian to be acquired by Lotte Confectionery

Century Aluminum                United States      08-Jul-08    08-Jul-08          1,709   Century Aluminum unwinds primary aluminum financial forward sales contracts
Church & Dwight                 United States     01-Apr-08     07-Jul-08           380    Church & Dwight to acquire Del Pharmaceuticals from Coty
Banque Populaire                France             03-Jul-08    02-Jul-08          3,350   Banque Populaire completes acquisition of 7 French regional banks from HSBC France
Talanx AG                       Germany            02-Jul-08    02-Jul-08          N/A     HDI-Gerling acquires Chilean P&C insurance company
ING Group                       Netherlands       02-May-08     01-Jul-08           900    ING to acquire CitiStreet
Petroceltic International plc   Ireland           30-Jun-08    30-Jun-08             55    Petroceltic and Iberdrola announce strategic alliance and Iberdrola makes US $55 Million cash investment
                                                                                           in Petroceltic
LaSalle Investment              France            30-Jun-08    30-Jun-08           N/A
Management France                                                                          LaSalle Investment Management and Morley Fund Management have acquired, via the Encore fund,
                                                                                           three stories of the Tour Franklin building
Trico Marine Services           United States     16-May-08    30-Jun-08            810    Trico makes offer to acquire DeepOcean
Danone [Groupe Danone           France            06-May-08    30-Jun-08           N/A     Groupe Danone signs an agreement with the Lactalis Group to transfer the baby milk and baby drink
SA]                                                                                        business of Numico
Kosan Biosciences               United States     29-May-08    26-Jun-08            190    Bristol-Myers Squibb to acquire Kosan
Preferred Freezer Services      United States     18-Jun-08    18-Jun-08           N/A     Fenway Partners to acquire Preferred Freezer Services

Safemark Systems                United States     26-Jun-08    16-Jun-08           N/A     Milestone Partners to acquire Safemark Systems
Danone [Groupe Danone           France            06-May-08    13-Jun-08           N/A     Groupe Danone signs agreement with the Hero Group to transfer the Bledina export business in Belgium
SA]                                                                                        and The Netherlands
Sodexo                          France            17-Apr-08    13-Jun-08            845    Public tender offer to repurchase shares representing 7.8% of
                                                                                           Sodexo's capital
Trane                           United States     17-Dec-07    05-Jun-08          10,100   Ingersoll Rand to acquire Trane
Standard Refrigeration          United States     03-Jun-08    03-Jun-08           N/A     Sale of Standard Refrigeration to Alfa Laval
Bonneville                      United States     24-Mar-08    30-May-08           N/A     Bonneville to acquire KRBV-FM from Radio One
Bear Stearns                    United States     17-Mar-08    30-May-08           1,400   JPMorgan Chase to acquire Bear Stearns
Tygris Commercial Finance       United States     20-May-08    29-May-08           N/A     Tygris acquires US Express Leasing
Cryocor                         United States     16-Apr-08    28-May-08             18    CryoCor to merge with Boston Scientific

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Client                       Country          Announced       Closed     ($ millions)   Headline
Jubilant Organosys           India              04-Apr-08    28-May-08           255    Jubilant Organosys to acquire DRAXIS Health
Eutelsat Communications      France             27-May-08    27-May-08          N/A
                                                                                        Eutelsat Communications increases stake in privately held subsidiary Eutelsat S.A.
GST AutoLeather              United States      08-Apr-08    23-May-08          N/A     SILLC Holdings to sell GST AutoLeather to Advantage Partners
Atrium Innovations           Canada             04-Apr-08    22-May-08           155    Atrium to sell its Active Ingredients and Specialty Chemicals Division to AXA Private Equity

ITS Technologies &           United States      20-May-08    20-May-08          N/A     Carlyle aquires a majority interest in ITS
E&B Giftware                 United States      23-May-08    16-May-08          N/A     Sale of E&B Brands to Cortec Group
Shareholders of Secmar SAS   France             06-May-08    06-May-08          N/A     Leading French paper merchant Secmar sold to Lecta

Vopak [Koninklijke Vopak     Netherlands        24-Apr-08    02-May-08          N/A     Vopak and N-Trans establish joint venture in Estonia
H&R Block                    United States      17-Mar-08    30-Apr-08          1,100   H&R Block to sell Option One mortgage servicing business to affiliate of WL Ross
Mer Mec                      Italy              11-Mar-08    23-Apr-08           230    Mer Mec sold to Italian PE firm Investitori Associati
Quanex                       United States      19-Nov-07    23-Apr-08           605    Quanex to spin-off its building products business to shareholders
Quanex                       United States      19-Nov-07    23-Apr-08          1,673   Quanex to sell vehicular products (MACSTEEL) business To Gerdau
SNPE                         France             07-May-08    21-Apr-08          N/A     Roxel buys Protac from Baern Chemie , a 100% subsidiary of MBDA
Grainger plc                 United Kingdom      31-Jan-08   21-Apr-08            61    Grainger reaches agreement to acquire listed German residential property Franconorheinmain AG

Nike                         United States      21-Feb-08    16-Apr-08           200    NIKE to sell Bauer Hockey subsidiary
                                                                                        to Kohlberg & Company and W. Graeme Roustan
Groupe Louis Dreyfus         France             20-Dec-07    16-Apr-08         11,300   Louis Dreyfus Sells stake in Neuf Cegetel
Special Committee of the     United States      05-Nov-07    15-Apr-08           840    Alfa and Alfa Mutual Group reach definitive agreement for privatization of Alfa
Board of Directors of Alfa

Eurocape and Eole 76         France             08-Apr-08    11-Apr-08           150    EDP acquires 100% of Eole 76 Group
DHL Pakistan                 Pakistan           10-Apr-08    10-Apr-08          N/A     DHL International acquires 51% shareholding in DHL Pakistan from Awan family
Avtek (B&B Electronics)      United States      04-Apr-08    04-Apr-08          N/A     Fidelity Equity Partners sells B&B Electronics to Graham Partners

MasterCard                   Belgium             09-Jan-08   01-Apr-08          N/A     MasterCard Europe and Europay France to integrate operations in France
Sempra Energy                United States       09-Jul-07   01-Apr-08          2,650   Sempra Energy to form JV with Royal Bank of Scotland
Pfizer                       United States      20-Feb-08    31-Mar-08           384    Pfizer to acquire Encysive Pharmaceuticals
Kesa Electricals plc         United Kingdom     28-Dec-07    31-Mar-08           800    Possible sale of BUT to Colony Capital, Goldman Sachs and Merchant Equity Partners
MGIC Investment              United States      25-Mar-08    28-Mar-08           873    Common stock offering and convertible debenture placement
Tata Chemicals Limited       India               31-Jan-08   27-Mar-08          1,005   Tata Chemicals agrees to acquire 100% stake in General Chemical Industrial Products
Bonneville                   United States       18-Jan-07   26-Mar-08          N/A     Bonneville announces station exchange with Entercom
SR Telecom                   Canada             24-Mar-08    24-Mar-08          N/A     SR Telecom signs asset purchase agreement with Groupe Lagassé
Cognetas, Investitori        Italy              20-Dec-07    20-Mar-08          N/A     Cognetas, Investitori Associati and De Agostini Group reach agreement to acquire Gruppo Argenta
Associati, De Agostini
Secmar                       France             14-Apr-08    18-Mar-08          N/A     Sale and lease back of Secmar's Real Estate                   United States       31-Jan-08   17-Mar-08           300    Amazon to acquire

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Client                   Country          Announced       Closed     ($ millions)   Headline
Heurtey Petrochem        France              14-Jan-08   14-Mar-08          N/A     Heurtey Petrochem to acquire American EPC Petro-Chem Development
Projector SA             Belize              24-Jan-08   10-Mar-08           125    Projector sells 50% equity stake in FR8
BT Group plc             United Kingdom     10-Oct-07    10-Mar-08           101    BT Group in exclusive negotiations to acquire 68.6% of Net2S SA
MTR Gaming               United States      27-Jun-07    10-Mar-08            32    MTR Gaming to sell Binion's Gambling Hall & Hotel to TLC Casino Enterprises
Government Offices of    Sweden              31-Jan-08   05-Mar-08          5,000   Swedish State accepts offer for OMX
Chemtura                 United States      03-Mar-08    03-Mar-08          N/A     Chemtura Increases ownership of Baxenden Chemicals to 100%
Demag Plastics Group     Germany            18-Feb-08    03-Mar-08            78    The sale of Demag Plastics Group to Sumitomo Heavy Industries
Enel S.p.A.              Italy              28-Nov-07    01-Mar-08          N/A     Enel Group acquires regional gas distribution and sales company from private investors
Raytech                  United States       29-Jan-08   29-Feb-08          N/A     Raytech sells dry friction operations to affiliate of The Schaeffler Group
Rank Group               New Zealand        21-Dec-07    29-Feb-08          2,700   Alcoa to sell packaging and consumer businesses to Rank Group
American Express         United States      18-Sep-07    29-Feb-08          1,100   American Express to sell American Express Bank to Standard Chartered
Corporacion Orizonia     Spain              02-Feb-08    28-Feb-08          N/A     Orizonia forms alliance with Telefonica to provide online travel services by acquiring 50% stake in Rumbo

KGI Korea Limited        South Korea         09-Jul-07   27-Feb-08           189    KGI Korea Limited and Solomon-KTB signed Share Purchase Agreement for 51.6% shares of KGI
Standard Chartered       United Kingdom      11-Jan-08   25-Feb-08          N/A     Standard Chartered to acquire Yeahreum Mutual Savings Bank
RayTech                  United States      25-Feb-08    22-Feb-08          N/A     Raytech sells wet friction and aftermarket businesses to Sun Capital
Doctissimo and founder   France             22-Feb-08    22-Feb-08           182    Lagardère to acquire Doctissimo

Pacific Theatres/        United States      09-Oct-07    22-Feb-08            72    Reading International to purchase cinemas from Pacific Theatres
Consolidated Amusement
Aldabra 2 Acquisition    United States      07-Sep-07    22-Feb-08          1,625
Corp                                                                                Aldabra to acquire paper and packaging assets from Boise Cascade

Gestevisión Telecinco,   Spain               17-Jan-08   20-Feb-08            32    Telecinco acquires 28.3% stake in CaribeVisión
Kimco Realty             United States      04-Feb-08    12-Feb-08           158    Convertible note investment in Valad Property Group as part of an announced strategic relationship

LVMH - Moët Hennessy     France             07-Nov-07    11-Feb-08          N/A     LVMH in exclusive negotiations with News Participations acquiring La Tribune
Louis Vuitton SA

Metinvest Holding LLC    Anguilla           12-Nov-07    08-Feb-08          N/A     Metinvest Holding to acquire 100% of Trametal and Spartan
Groupe Canal+            France             24-Dec-07    06-Feb-08          N/A     Groupe Canal+ to acquire Occade Sport and to create Canal+ Events
EMAP Plc                 United Kingdom     21-Dec-07    01-Feb-08          3,923   Recommended Cash Acquisition by Eden Bidco Limited of EMAP Plc
The Government of        Australia          13-Dec-07    31-Jan-08           276    Sale of Hobart International Airport
Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.   Germany            11-Dec-07    31-Jan-08          N/A     Hella sells Holger Christiansen to Bosch

IBM                      United States      12-Nov-07    31-Jan-08          5,000   IBM to acquire Cognos
Ballard Power Systems    Canada             07-Nov-07    31-Jan-08           168    Ballard to sell automotive fuel cell assets to Daimler and Ford
Legal and General        United Kingdom     07-Feb-07    31-Jan-08           559    Acquisition of Nationwide Life and Nationwide Unit Trust Managers and agreement of distribution deal
                                                                                    with Nationwide Building Society
MBIA                     United States      10-Dec-07    30-Jan-08          1,000   Direct purchase of common stock and backstop for a shareholder rights offering

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Client                      Country          Announced       Closed     ($ millions)   Headline
EMAP Plc                    United Kingdom     07-Dec-07    29-Jan-08          2,236   Emap has entered into agreements with Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG ("Bauer") to sell Emap Consumer
                                                                                       Media and Emap Radio
Bridgepoint Capital Ltd     France             21-Dec-07    25-Jan-08            32    Bridgepoint launches squeeze-out offer on Alain Afflelou
Kuwait Investment           Unknown             15-Jan-08   23-Jan-08         12,500   Investment in convertible preferred securities of Citigroup
Mitiska NV                  Belgium            14-Nov-07    15-Jan-08           346    Sale of AS Adventure
I.NET S.p.A.                Italy               16-Jul-07   11-Jan-08           869    I.NET and BT Italia boards approve plan to merge I.NET into BT Italia
Ovation TV Network          United States       07-Jan-08   08-Jan-08          N/A     Ovation acquires Universal Music Group's cable network, IMF - The International Music Feed

Pfizer                      United States      16-Nov-07    04-Jan-08           164    Pfizer to acquire Coley Pharmaceutical
François-Charles Oberthur   France             24-Oct-07    03-Jan-08          N/A     Oberthur card systems & françois-charles oberthur fiduciaire merge

Aspreva Pharmaceuticals     Canada             17-Oct-07    03-Jan-08           915    Aspreva to be acquired by Galenica
PPG Industries              United States       19-Jul-07   02-Jan-08          2,897   PPG submits offer to acquire SigmaKalon
Natixis Global Asset        France             21-Dec-07    01-Jan-08          N/A     Caisse des Dépôts acquires 40% of AEW Europe

DISCLAIMER: The value information provided is approximate and is based on information disclosed by Lazard's client or provided by the
Thomson Financial Corporation. In addition, in the case of transactions consummated in currencies other than US dollars Lazard has converted
the value using the exchange rate published by FactSet Research Systems Inc. on the date of announcement. Lazard makes no representation
or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the values provided.

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