Full details on the Thorntons Takeover, including instructions on how to participate, the options available to you, and any deadline applicable.
Thorntons

THORNTONS - TAKEOVER - OFFER EXTENSION

Corporate action reference: 201501053
 
Further to our recent correspondence dated 7th July 2015, please be advised the offer, which is Unconditional in All Respects, has been extended.
 
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 10 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 Ferholding UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferrero International S.A
 
Tender Price: GBP 1.45
 

EVENT OPTIONS:

Option 1: Cash
 
Option 2: No Action: (Default)
 
IF YOU WANT TO TAKE NO ACTION, OPTION 2, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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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