VERDES MANAGEMENT PLC - OPEN OFFER, SHARE CONSOLIDATION AND NAME CHANGE
Corporate action reference: 201501043
PLEASE NOTE WE MUST BE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR INSTRUCTION BY 5PM ON 6 AUGUST 2015.
This corporate action is an Open Offer, Share Consolidation and Name Change.
An Open offer entitles shareholders, who hold on the ex date, the opportunity to purchase more Ordinary shares in the company at a price normally discounted to the market share price, in proportion to their existing holding.
Entitlements from an Open offer are not tradable and therefore an Open offer is only available to existing shareholders.
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.
If you would like further information about the terminology used in this notification, please visit our Ask A Question site.
EVENT TERMS - CONSOLIDATION:
Record Date: 14 August 2015Every 25 existing ordinary shares being consolidated into 1 new ordinary share.
EVENT TERMS - OPEN OFFER:Record Date: 29 July 2015 (Close of Business)
Ex Date: 30 July 2015
2 new shares for every 75 shares held.
Subscription price per new share: GBP0.0168
Holders can apply for new ordinary shares in excess of their pro rata entitlements with such elections only satisfied to the extent that other shareholders do not take up their full basic entitlements.
As you hold your shares with a nominee you may have your election scaled back by a greater or lesser percentage than you would if you held your shares in your own name.
Option 1: Securities Option (Basic Entitlement)
Option 2: Oversubscribe
Option 3: No Action: (Default)
IF YOU WISH TO TAKE NO ACTION, OPTION 3, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.
All securities under Verdes Management PLC will change issuer name to React Group PLC.
Please ensure there are sufficient funds available by 5pm on 6 August 2015. 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 the new shares on or around 17 August 2015. We will aim to update your account within 5 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 advice. If you are unsure of what option to take please contact your financial advisor.
Further information regarding this event can be found in the investors section of the company website.
IF YOU ARE AN ISA OR SIPP CLIENT YOUR OPTIONS MAY DIFFER.