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PANDIST Brand Wins Multiple Awards At Asian Brand Forum with CEO also honoured

Melbourne & Jinjiang, 9 December 2014: Sunbridge Group Ltd (ASX: SBB) (Sunbridge, the Company) is pleased to announce that itsPANDIST men’s fashion brand recently won a number of awards at the Asian Brand Forum recently held in Shenzhen. Sunbridge’s CEO, Mr Xu Jia Yin, was also honoured with an award at the ceremony. The prestigious China Excellence Brand Awards, widely regarded as industry ‘Oscars’, are held in conjunction with the Forum and attended by Government officials, Chamber of Commerce heads, industry leaders, celebrities and major media outlets. The awards seek to recognize and reward brands and individuals for their outstanding contribution to industry. In a major win for Sunbridge its brand was named as one of China’s Top 500 most influential brands. The brand was also amongst only a select few that were recognized for having an international perspective, a promising sign for the Company. In addition, PANDIST was named as one of the Top 10 Brands with potential for growth. Sunbridge’s CEO, Mr Xu Jia Yin, was also recognized and honored for his contribution by being named as one of China’s Top 10 most influential brand leaders. Mr Xu commented: “These awards are a great achievement for Sunbridge and for PANDIST, which has now been officially recognised as one of the most influential brands in China, with an international outlook and excellent prospects for growth.” “On a personal level, I am greatly honoured and to have received an individual award, which I also think reflects the esteem in which both our Company and our brand are held.” “With our ongoing and strategic program to rapidly increase the number of self-owned stores, many within high-profile department stores, we will achieve even greater visibility, traction and growth for both the PANDIST and AGUESEADAN brands.” “As recently reported, we are well on track to achieve our goal of 70 self-owned stores by year’s end, and we look forward to updating shareholders on our progress on this and other growth initiatives in the coming weeks.”