Ulster Television PLC
07 June 2005
7 June 2005
Ulster Television plc (the 'Company')
Recommended offer for The Wireless Group plc
Extraordinary General Meeting
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company held on 6 June 2005, the
resolution required to approve the Offer by the Company for The Wireless Group
plc was passed.
The Offer remains conditional upon the Irish Minister for Enterprise, Trade and
Employment not having directed the Irish Competition Authority pursuant to
section 23(2) of the Irish Competition Act 2002 to carry out an investigation of
the Offer under section 22 of the Irish Competition Act 2002 prior to 12 June
2005. The Offer will remain open until further notice.
A copy of a document setting out the resolution has been submitted to the UK
Listing Authority and will be shortly available for inspection at the UK Listing
Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at: Financial Services
Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS (Tel. No. (0)20
Jag Mundi, Head of Corporate Finance
Chris Wilkinson, Director, Corporate Broking
Numis Securities Limited
Tel: 020 7776 1500
(Financial Adviser to UTV)
Richard Campbell-Breeden, Managing Director
Robert Sorrell, Executive Director
Goldman Sachs International
Tel: 020 7774 1000
(Financial Adviser to Wireless)
Terms defined in the Offer Document shall have the same meaning in this
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, and this announcement
should not be sent, in or into or from the United States, Canada, Australia or
Japan or by use of the mails or by any means or instrumentality (including,
without limitation, telephonically or electronically) of interstate or foreign
commerce of, or any facilities of a national securities exchange of, any of
these jurisdictions and doing so may render invalid any purported acceptance of
the Offer. Accordingly, copies of this announcement and any other document
relating to the Offer are not being, and must not be, mailed or otherwise
distributed or sent in or into the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan.
Any person (including, without limitation, custodians, nominees and trustees)
who may have contractual or legal obligations, or may otherwise intend, to
forward this announcement to any jurisdiction outside the United Kingdom should
read the relevant provisions of the Offer Document before taking any action.
The availability of the Offer to persons not resident in the United Kingdom may
be affected by the laws of the relevant jurisdictions in which they are located.
Persons who are not resident in the United Kingdom should inform themselves
about and observe any applicable requirements.
Numis Securities Limited, which is authorised and regulated in the United
Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for UTV and
for no one else in connection with the Offer and will not be responsible to any
person other than UTV for providing the protections afforded to customers of
Numis Securities Limited, nor for providing advice to any other person in
relation to the Offer.
Goldman Sachs International, which is authorised and regulated in the United
Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for Wireless
and for no one else in connection with the Offer and will not be responsible to
any person other than Wireless for providing the protections afforded to
customers of Goldman Sachs International, nor for providing advice to any other
person in relation to the Offer.
This announcement is not intended to and does not constitute, or form part of,
an offer or any solicitation of an offer or an invitation to purchase any
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