REG - G4S Plc - Publication of Prospectus
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HONG KONG, INDIA, JAPAN, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, SAUDI ARABIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SWITZERLAND OR ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD VIOLATE THE LAWS OF THAT JURISDICTION.
17 October 2011
For immediate release
Publication of Prospectus and posting of Circular
Further to the announcement earlier today by G4S plc ("G4S") of the acquisition of ISS A/S and a proposed rights issue to raise approximately £2 billion, G4S announces that the shareholder circular (the "Circular") and the Prospectus (the "Prospectus") have been approved by the UK Listing Authority.
A copy of the Circular will be posted to Shareholders today and both the Circular and Prospectus will be made available on G4S's website (www.g4s.com) and will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, where they will be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HONG KONG, INDIA, JAPAN, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, SAUDI ARABIA, SOUTH AFRICA AND SWITZERLAND
This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United States of America, Hong Kong, India, Japan, People's Republic of China, Saudi Arabia, South Africa or Switzerland or any other jurisdiction into which the same would be unlawful. The distribution of this announcement the Prospectus, the Circular, the Nil Paid Rights, the Fully Paid Rights and/or the Rights Issue Shares in jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom may be restricted by the laws of relevant jurisdictions. Therefore, any persons who are subject to the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom will need to inform themselves about, and observe, any applicable restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
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.
This announcement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy the securities of G4S plc (the "Securities") The Securities have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), or with any securities regulatory authority of any State or other jurisdiction of the United States. Consequently, the Securities may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred, delivered or distributed, directly or indirectly, into or within the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any State or other jurisdiction of the United States. No public offering of the Securities is being made in the United States.
Capitalised terms used in this announcement which are not defined herein shall have the meanings set out in the Prospectus.
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