Full details on the Colt Group S.A takeover including instructions on how to participate, the options available to you, and any deadline applicable.
Colt Group

Colt Group S.A - Takeover

CORPORATE ACTION REFERENCE: 201500965

This corporate action is a Takeover.

A takeover occurs when one Company (usually a larger Company, known as the Bidding Company) attempts to take control over another Company (usually a smaller Company, known as the Target Company).

Within this corporate action you have a series of options of which one is a default.  If you wish to select the default you do not need to reply.

Please note we must be in receipt of your instruction by 5 August 2015 should you wish to select an option other than the default.

If you would like further information about the terminology used in this notification, please visit our Ask A Question site

EVENT TERMS

Offer made by LIGHTNING INVESTORS LTD, AN ENTITY JOINTLY OWNED BY FMR LLC AND FIL LTD

Tender Price: GBP 1.90

EVENT OPTIONS

Option 1: Cash

Option 2: No Action (DEFAULT)

IF YOU WISH TO TAKE NO ACTION, OPTION 2, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If the Offer becomes or is declared wholly unconditional BidCo intends to procure that Colt will make an application for the cancellation of the listing on the Official List of the Colt Shares and for the cancellation of the admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange`s market for listed securities of the Colt Shares. It is anticipated that the cancellation of the listing on the Official List and the cancellation of the admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange`s market for listed securities will take effect no earlier than 20 Business Days after the date on which BidCo has, by virtue of its shareholdings and acceptances of the Offer, acquired or agreed to acquire issued share capital carrying more than 80 per cent. of the voting rights of Colt.

We will aim to update your account within five business days of receiving the proceeds.

Overseas residents should consult their professional advisers as to whether they require any governmental or other consents or need to observe any other formalities to enable them to participate in the offer.

By accepting the offer, you will be representing to us that local laws and regulatory requirements have been complied with, including the obtaining of any governmental, exchange control and other consents that may be required and the payment of any issue, transfer or other taxes or duties due in that jurisdiction.

Please note that this page does not constitute investment or tax advice. If you are unsure of what option to take, or if you are in any doubt as to your tax position, please contact your financial advisor.

IF YOU ARE AN ISA OR SIPP CLIENT YOUR OPTIONS MAY DIFFER.

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