Transocean DEFA14A 2012
April 20, 2012
Dear Sir / Madam:
According to our latest records, your broker has not received your voting instructions for the important Annual General Meeting of shareholders of Transocean Ltd. to be held on May 18, 2012. Your vote is extremely important, regardless of the number of ordinary shares that you own. Please instruct your broker how to vote your shares today to avoid additional solicitation costs.
Please use one of the following methods to promptly provide voting instructions to your broker:
1. Instruct your broker by Internet: Go to the website www.proxyvote.com. Have your 12-digit control number listed on the instruction form ready and follow the online instructions. The 12-digit control number is located in the rectangular box on the right side of your voting instruction form.
2. Instruct your broker by Telephone: Call toll-free (800) 454-8683. Have your 12-digit control number listed on the instruction form ready and follow the simple instructions.
3. Instruct your broker by Mail: Sign, date and return your instruction form in the postage-paid return envelope provided.
For the reasons set forth in the definitive proxy statement dated April 6, 2012 the Board of Directors unanimously recommends that you instruct your broker to vote FOR Proposals 1, 2, 4 and 5 and FOR each director nominee listed in proposal 3. We respectfully request that you vote your shares at your earliest convenience. If you need to review the material once again, it is available at http://www.deepwater.com/proxymaterials.cfm.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please call Innisfree M&A Incorporated, the firm assisting us with the solicitation of proxies, at:
Thank you for your cooperation and continued support.