RPC Group – Rights Issue
Corporate action reference: 201700205
This corporate action is a Rights Issue.
A Rights Issue is a means by which companies raise additional capital to invest, expand or reorganise. The company issues entitled shareholders, at a specified date (ex date) Rights which give the holders the right (but not the obligation) to purchase new shares. The Rights can also usually be sold in the market or allowed to lapse.
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 17:00 on 20 February 2017 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
Record Date: 7 February 2017
Ex Date: 10 February 2017
1 new share for every 4 shares held
Subscription price per new share: GBP 6.65
Option 1: Exercise some or all of your Rights at GBP 6.65 per Right.
Please ensure there are sufficient funds available by 17:00 on 20 February 2017.
Option 2: Sell your Rights.
There are two ways to sell your Rights – online or telephone.
Sell your rights online by logging into your account and entering the EPIC code 'RPCN' into the ‘find a stock’ box.
Alternatively, sell your Rights by calling us on 0800 279 6551* or UK Local 0141 352 3909*, and select option 2. Telephone dealing rates will apply.
Option 3: Sell some of your Rights to raise cash to exercise your remaining Rights.
The easiest way to do this is to contact us. Our team can assist you in calculating the required number of Rights to be sold.
Our Client Service team can be contacted on 0800 901 2911* or local dial number 0141 352 3971*. Rights can only be sold during market hours.
Option 4: Lapse (Default)
If you don’t select any of the options above your Rights will lapse, you may or may not receive lapsed proceeds.
If you want your entitlement to lapse, please do not reply to this notification.
Please ensure there are sufficient funds available by 17:00 on 20 February 2017. The amount due will be taken from your account within 10 business days of this date. Please be aware that if funds are not available, your CMS account will become overdrawn for a couple of days until, if applicable, your Direct Debit Instruction is cleared and debit interest may be charged.
We expect to receive your new shares on or around 27 February 2017. We will aim to update your account within five business days of receiving them.
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 any doubt to your tax position please contact your financial advisor.
If you are an ISA or SIPP client your options may differ.