RNS Number : 1482Q
3i Quoted Private Equity PLC
03 April 2009
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RECOMMENDED PROPOSALS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE ASSETS OF 3i QUOTED PRIVATE EQUITY PLC BY 3i GROUP PLC
Scheme Circular to be posted
On 23 February 2009, the Boards of 3i Quoted Private Equity plc (the 'Company') and 3i Group plc ('3i') announced proposals for the acquisition of the assets of the Company by 3i to be effected by way of a solvent liquidation of the Company (the 'Scheme').
The Company announces the circular to shareholders relating to the recommended proposals (the 'Scheme Circular') will be posted to the Company's shareholders today, 3 April 2009.
The Scheme Circular provides details of the proposals, the terms and conditions of the Scheme, together with notice of the EGM to be held on 27 April 2009 and the expected timetable.
Copies of the Scheme Circular have been submitted to the Financial Services Authority and will shortly be available for public inspection at the Document Viewing Facility, the Financial Services Authority, 25 North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.
For further information, please contact:
3i Quoted Private Equity plc
David Tyler (Chairman) Tel. +44 1534 711 445
The Maitland Consultancy
Lydia Pretzlik Tel. +44 20 7379 5151
Tricorn Partners LLP
Guy Dawson Tel. +44 20 7823 0888
RBS Hoare Govett Limited
Gary Gould Tel. +44 20 7678 8000
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