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Completion of Acquisition and Second Admission

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RNS Number : 7475S
City Of London Group PLC
05 October 2017
 

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR CONTAIN ANY INVITATION, SOLICITATION, RECOMMENDATION, OFFER OR ADVICE TO ANY PERSON TO SUBSCRIBE FOR, OTHERWISE ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY SECURITIES IN CITY OF LONDON GROUP PLC OR ANY OTHER ENTITY IN ANY JURISDICTION. NEITHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT NOR THE FACT OF ITS DISTRIBUTION, SHALL FORM THE BASIS OF, OR BE RELIED ON IN CONNECTION WITH ANY INVESTMENT DECISION IN RESPECT OF CITY OF LONDON GROUP PLC.

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5 October 2017

 

CITY OF LONDON GROUP PLC

("COLG" or "the Company")

Completion of Acquisition and Second Admission

Following the announcement made by COLG on 11 August 2017 regarding the proposed acquisition of Milton Homes, Subscription and Open Offer, and the subsequent announcements on 15 September 2017, 2 October 2017 and 3 October 2017, COLG announces that the acquisition of Milton Homes, the Change of Status, the appointment of the Incoming Directors and the Subscription have been completed.

The Acquisition constitutes a reverse takeover under the AIM Rules and therefore the Company's entire share capital, including the 22,444,445 New Ordinary Shares issued pursuant to the Acquisition and Subscription, will be readmitted to trading today at 8.00 am.

Total voting rights

Following the transaction, the Company has a total of 28,731,512 ordinary shares of 2 pence each in issue, each carrying the right to one vote.

Defined terms are set out in the Company's admission document, dated 15 September 2017.

Enquiries

City of London Group plc

Paul Milner/Michael Goldstein

+44 (0)203 005 9304

Peel Hunt LLP (nominated adviser and broker)

James Britton, Rishi Shah

+44 (0)20 7418 8900

The PR Office (PR adviser)

Marc Cohen, Jonathan Garfield

+44 20 7284 6969

 

Peel Hunt LLP ("Peel Hunt") is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. Peel Hunt is acting solely as nominated adviser, under the AIM Rules, for the Company and no one else in connection with the contents of this announcement and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as its client in relation to the contents of this announcement nor will it be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the contents of this announcement. Apart from the responsibilities and liabilities, if any, which may be imposed on Peel Hunt by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, or the regulatory regime established thereunder, Peel Hunt accepts no responsibility whatsoever, and makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, for the contents of this announcement including its accuracy, completeness or verification or for any other statement made or purported to be made by it, or on behalf of it, the Company or any other person, in connection with the Company and the contents of this announcement, whether as to the past or the future. Peel Hunt accordingly disclaims all and any liability whatsoever, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise (save as referred to above), which it might otherwise have in respect of the contents of this announcement or any such statement.

In connection with the proposals referred to in this announcement, Peel Hunt and its respective affiliates, may act as investors for their own accounts, may subscribe for or purchase ordinary shares in the Company and in that capacity may retain, purchase, sell, offer to sell or otherwise deal for their own accounts in such ordinary shares and other securities of the Company or related investments in connection with such proposals or otherwise. Accordingly, references to the ordinary shares being offered, subscribed, acquired or otherwise dealt in should be read as including any offer to, or subscription, acquisition, or dealing by Peel Hunt and any of its respective affiliates acting as investors for their own accounts. In addition, Peel Hunt or its respective affiliates may enter into financing arrangements and swaps in connection with which it or its affiliates may from time to time acquire, hold or dispose of ordinary shares. Peel Hunt has no intention to disclose the extent of any such investment or transactions otherwise than in accordance with any legal or regulatory obligations to do so.

 


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