Charles Stanley Grp

De-listing and cancellation of trading of shares

RNS Number : 2806Z
Charles Stanley Group PLC
24 January 2022
 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24 January 2022

 

DE-LISTING AND CANCELLATION OF TRADING OF CHARLES STANLEY SHARES

Further to the announcements made by Charles Stanley Group PLC ("Charles Stanley") and Raymond James Financial, Inc. ("Raymond James") on 21 January 2022 in respect of the Effective Date of the Scheme, Charles Stanley announces that, following an application on behalf of Charles Stanley, the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA")  has cancelled the listing of Charles Stanley Shares on the premium listing segment of the Official List and the London Stock Exchange (the "LSE") has cancelled the admission to trading of Charles Stanley Shares on the Main Market of the LSE for listed securities, in each case with effect from 8.00 a.m. on 24 January 2022.

Capitalised terms used but not otherwise defined in this announcement have the meanings given to them in the scheme document published by Charles Stanley on 25 August 2021.

 

Enquiries:

Charles Stanley Group PLC

+44 0 20 7739 8200

Paul Abberley, Chief Executive Officer


Ben Money-Coutts, Chief Financial Officer


N.M. Rothschild & Sons Limited

(Lead financial adviser to Charles Stanley) 

+44 0 20 7280 5000

Jonathan Eddis


Peel Hunt LLP

(Joint financial adviser and broker to Charles Stanley)

+44 0 20 7418 8900

Andrew Buchanan


James Britton


Raymond James Financial, Inc.

 +1 727 567 1000

Alexandra Band, Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate

Development

 


Lars Moore, Vice President, Corporate Development


Raymond James Financial International Limited

(Financial adviser to Raymond James and Bidco)

+44 0 203 798 5700

Edward Griffin


Jack Wills


Norton Rose Fulbright LLP is retained as legal adviser to Charles Stanley.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP is retained as legal adviser to Raymond James.

 

Important notices relating to financial advisers

Raymond James Financial International Limited ("RJFIL"), which is authorised and regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Raymond James and Bidco as financial adviser and no one else in connection with the Acquisition and other matters set out in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Raymond James and Bidco for providing the protections afforded to clients of RJFIL, or for providing advice in connection with the Acquisition, the content of this announcement or any matter referred to herein. Neither RJFIL nor any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or branches owes or accepts any duty, liability or responsibility whatsoever (whether direct, indirect, consequential, whether in contract, in tort, under statute or otherwise) to any person who is not a client of RJFIL in connection with this announcement, any statement contained herein or otherwise.

N.M. Rothschild & Sons Limited ("Rothschild & Co"), which is authorised and regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Charles Stanley and for no one else in connection with the Acquisition and will not regard any other person as its client in relation to the Acquisition and will not be responsible to anyone other than Charles Stanley for providing the protections afforded to clients of Rothschild & Co, nor for providing advice in relation to any matter referred to in this announcement.

Peel Hunt LLP ("Peel Hunt"), which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the FCA, is acting exclusively for Charles Stanley and for no one else in connection with the matters described in this announcement and will not regard any other person as its client in relation to the matters referred to in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Charles Stanley for providing the protections afforded to clients of Peel Hunt nor for providing advice in relation to matters described in this announcement.

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