Offer for 6PM Holdings plc unconditional as to acceptances
Idox plc (AIM: IDOX), a leading supplier of specialist information management solutions and services, is pleased to announce, further to the announcement on 14 December 2016 of the Company’s voluntary public offer for 6PM Holdings plc (the “Offer”), that the Offer has become unconditional as to acceptances.
As of 19 January 2017, Idox had received valid acceptances of the Offer in respect of 19,504,635 6PM Shares (representing approximately 92.95% of the issued share capital of 6PM). Idox confirms that the Offer, which is conditional, inter alia, on a 90% acceptance threshold, has become unconditional as to acceptances. The Offer will remain open for acceptance by 6PM Shareholders until the Closing Date of 11.00 am on 24 January 2017. Further details of the acceptances received and the procedures to compulsorily acquire any 6PM Shares in respect of which acceptances have not been received, will be given following the Closing Date.
The issue and allotment of the Placing Shares is conditional on the Offer becoming unconditional. The expected timetable for completion of the Offer remains as follows:
|Latest time for acceptances from 6PM Shareholders under the Offer||11.00 am on 24 January 2017|
|Latest time for satisfaction of all conditions under the Offer||11.00 am on 24 January 2017|
|Closing Date of the Offer||11.00 am on 24 January 2017|
|Admission of the Placing Shares||8.00 am on 26 January 2017|
|Where applicable, expected date for CREST accounts tot be credited in respecct of Placing Shares in uncertificated form||26 January 2017|
|Where applicable, expected date for posting of share certificates for Placing Shares in certificated form||week commencing 30 January 2017|
|Admission of the Consideration Shares||8.00 am on 1 February 2017|
|Completion of the Offer and Settlement of the Offer Consideration||3 February 2017|
Each of the times and dates refer to London time and are subject to change by the Company (with the agreement of N+1 Singer), in which case details of the new times and dates will be notified through a Regulatory Information Service. Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement shall have the meanings given to such terms in the circular published on 14 December 2016.
This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014 (“MAR”).
Idox plc +44 (0) 870 333 7101
Laurence Vaughan, Non-Executive Chairman
Andrew Riley, Chief Executive
Jane Mackie, Chief Financial Officer
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MHP (Financial PR) +44 (0) 20 3128 8100
Information last updated: 22 March 2018