Publication of Prospectus

Released : 01.03.2016 11:37

RNS Number : 6396Q
Tullett Prebon PLC
01 March 2016
 

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF THAT JURISDICTION

 

This announcement is an advertisement for the purposes of the United Kingdom Prospectus Rules and not a prospectus and not an offer of securities for sale in any jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction. Investors should not purchase or subscribe for any shares referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the Prospectus (as defined below) published by Tullett Prebon plc today. This announcement does not constitute an offer of securities for sale, or an offer to acquire or exchange securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1 March 2016

 

 

Tullett Prebon plc

 

 

Publication of Prospectus

 

 

Further to the announcement released earlier today regarding the proposed acquisition by Tullett Prebon plc ("Tullett Prebon") of the global hybrid voice broking and information business of ICAP plc ("ICAP") including ICAP's associated technology and broking platforms (including iSwap and Fusion) and certain of ICAP's joint ventures and associates ("IGBB") (the "Transaction"), Tullett Prebon announces the combined class 1 circular and prospectus relating to the Transaction (the "Prospectus") has been published and will be posted to Tullett Prebon's shareholders on or around 2 March 2016.

 

The Prospectus contains further details of the Transaction and a notice convening a general meeting of the Company to be held at the offices of Allen & Overy LLP, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD, United Kingdom at 12:15 p.m. on 24 March 2016 to seek shareholder approval for the Transaction.

 

The Prospectus has been approved by the UK Listing Authority and is available on Tullett Prebon's website, http://www.tullettprebon.com and will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, where it will be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.do.

 

Terms used in this announcement shall have the same meanings as set out in the Prospectus.

 

Enquiries

 

Tullett Prebon


Paul Mainwaring (Finance Director)

+44 (0)20 7200 7995

Stephen Breslin (Group Head of Communications)

+44 (0)20 7200 7750

 

Rothschild (Financial Adviser and Sponsor to Tullett Prebon)

 

+44 (0)20 7280 5000

Stephen Fox

Toby Ross




HSBC (Joint Corporate Broker to Tullett Prebon)

Nick Donald

Peter Glover

 

Numis (Joint Corporate Broker to Tullett Prebon)

Michael Meade

Charles Farquhar

 

+44 (0)20 7991 8888

 

 

 

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

 

 

 

Brunswick

+44 (0)20 7404 5959

Kim Fletcher

tullettprebon@brunswickgroup.com

Mike Smith


Craig Breheny


 

 

Important notice

 

N M Rothschild & Sons Limited ("Rothschild"), which is authorised by the Prudential Regulatory Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, is acting as sponsor and financial adviser to the Company in connection with the Transaction. Rothschild is acting exclusively for the Company and no-one else in connection with the Transaction and save for any responsibilities and liabilities, if any, which may be imposed on Rothschild, in its capacity as sponsor by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended, Rothschild will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to clients of Rothschild or for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or matter referred to herein. The information provided in this announcement is entirely based on information provided by the Company and has not been independently verified by Rothschild. Accordingly, Rothschild does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever, and makes no representations or warranty, express or implied, for the contents of this announcement. Rothschild disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law all and any responsibility and liability howsoever arising which it might otherwise have in respect of this announcement.

 

HSBC Bank plc ("HSBC"), which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, is acting as Joint Corporate Broker to the Company in connection with the Transaction. HSBC is acting exclusively for the Company and no-one else in connection with the Transaction. HSBC will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to clients of HSBC or for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or matter referred to herein. The information provided in this announcement is entirely based on information provided by the Company and has not been independently verified by HSBC. Accordingly, HSBC does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever, and makes no representations or warranty, express or implied, for the contents of this announcement. HSBC disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law all and any responsibility and liability howsoever arising which it might otherwise have in respect of this announcement.

 

Numis Securities Limited ("Numis"), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, is acting as Joint Corporate Broker to the Company in connection with the Transaction. Numis is acting exclusively for the Company and no-one else in connection with the Transaction. Numis will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to clients of Numis or for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or matter referred to herein. The information provided in this announcement is entirely based on information provided by the Company and has not been independently verified by Numis. Accordingly, Numis does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever, and makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, for the contents of this announcement. Numis disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law all and any responsibility and liability howsoever arising which it might otherwise have in respect of this announcement.

 

This announcement has been issued by and is the sole responsibility of Tullett Prebon.

 

This announcement is not intended to, and does not, constitute or form part of any offer, invitation or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of, any securities pursuant to this announcement or otherwise. The distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom may be restricted by law and therefore persons into whose possession this announcement comes should inform themselves about, and observe such restrictions. Any failure to comply with the restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities law of any such jurisdiction.

 

This announcement does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States or an offer to acquire or exchange securities in the United States. No offer to acquire securities or to exchange securities for other securities has been made, or will be made, and no offer of securities has been made, or will be made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of the mails, any means or instrumentality of interstate or foreign commerce or any facilities of a national securities exchange of, the United States of America or any other country in which such offer may not be made other than (i) in accordance with the requirements under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, a registration statement under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the securities laws of such other country, as the case may be, or (ii) pursuant to an available exemption therefrom. No securities are intended to be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

This announcement has been prepared for the purposes of complying with the applicable law and regulation of the United Kingdom (including the Listing Rules and the Disclosure and Transparency Rules) and the information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this announcement had been prepared in accordance with the laws and regulations of any jurisdiction outside of the United Kingdom.

 


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