Financial Express (Holdings) Limited (“we”, “our”, “us” and derivatives) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use, sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us relating to your use of any of the below websites (“sites”).


For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

You confirm that all information you supply is accurate.


In order to provide personalised services to and analyse site traffic, we may use a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the sites to operate and may be used to deliver you different content, depending on the type of investor you are.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

  • to present content effectively;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which may interest you, tailored to your specific interests, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts between you and us;
  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to improve our content by tracking group information that describes the habits, usage, patterns and demographics of our customers.

We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Our sites contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


If you want more information or have any questions or comments relating to our privacy policy please email [email protected] in the first instance.

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Thursday 02 December, 2010

Spice PLC

Scheme of Arrangement becomes

RNS Number : 2755X
Spice PLC
02 December 2010

Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into or from any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws or regulations of such jurisdiction.


2 December 2010



Recommended cash acquisition of Spice plc ("Spice") by Cilantro Acquisitions Limited (a company formed at the direction of funds managed and advised by Cinven Limited) ("Cilantro Acquisitions")


Scheme of Arrangement becomes Effective


In respect of Cilantro Acquisitions' proposed acquisition of Spice by way of Scheme of Arrangement as announced on 27 September 2010 and as approved by Scheme Shareholders at the Court Meeting and by Spice Shareholders at the General Meeting (both of which were held on 4 November 2010), Spice announces that office copies of the Court Orders (together with the Statement of Capital attached thereto) have been delivered to the Registrar of Companies and therefore the Scheme has now become Effective.


As referred to in the circular containing the Scheme that was sent to Spice Shareholders on 11 October 2010, Spice also announces that it has received notice that the non-executive directors, Peter Cawdron, Julie Baddeley, Michael Shallow and Timothy Huddart, have resigned from the Spice Board with immediate effect.


The listing of the Spice Shares on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority, and their admission to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, will be cancelled by no later than 8.00 a.m. on 6 December 2010.


Holders of Scheme Shares are entitled to receive 70 pence for each Scheme Share held by them at the Scheme Record Time (6.00 pm on 30 November 2010).  Cheques and settlement through CREST in respect of the Cash Consideration due to Scheme Shareholders will be dispatched / effected (as applicable) by no later than 16 December 2010


All references in this announcement are to London time.


Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the same meanings as given to them in the circular containing the Scheme that was sent to Spice Shareholders on 11 October 2010.




Cilantro Acquisitions                      

Tel: +44 (20) 7661 3333

Pascal Heberling


Yalin Karadogan




Altium (financial adviser to Cilantro Acquisitions)

Tel: + 44 (20) 7484 4040

Stephen Georgiadis


Sam Fuller




Investec (financial adviser to Cilantro Acquisitions)

Tel: +44 (20) 7597 5970

Charles Batten


James Rudd




HSBC Bank plc (financial adviser to Cilantro Acquisitions)

Tel: +44 (20) 7991 8888

James Pincus




Tulchan Communications (PR adviser    
to Cinven and Cilantro Acquisitions)      

Tel: +44 (20) 7353 4200

James Bradley


Peter Hewer





Tel: +44 (11) 3 201 2120

David Owens (Chief Executive)


Oliver Lightowlers (Group Finance Director)




Hawkpoint (financial adviser to Spice)

Tel: +44 (20) 7665 4500

Chris Robinson


Christopher Kemball


Serge Rissi




KBC Peel Hunt (broker to Spice)          


Tel: +44 (20) 7418 8900

Julian Blunt


Simon Brown




Financial Dynamics (PR adviser to Spice)

Tel: +44 (20) 7831 3113 

Billy Clegg


Caroline Stewart






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