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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.

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We store and use information you provide as follows:

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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.


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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.


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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.


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Tuesday 11 October, 2011


Court Sanction of Scheme of Arrangement

RNS Number : 9545P
Northumbrian Water Group PLC
11 October 2011










For Immediate Release


11 October 2011



Northumbrian Water Group Plc ("Northumbrian")


Court Sanction of Scheme of Arrangement


Northumbrian is pleased to announce that the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (the "Court") has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement to effect the recommended proposal for the acquisition of Northumbrian by UK Water (2011) Limited ("UK Water") (the "Scheme"), details of which are set out in the circular of Northumbrian, dated 26 August 2011, sent to Northumbrian Shareholders relating to the Scheme (the "Scheme Document").


In order for the Scheme to become effective in accordance with its terms, the Court must confirm the Reduction of Capital at the Reduction Court Hearing which is scheduled to take place on 13 October 2011.  The Scheme is then expected to become Effective on 14 October 2011.


The last day of dealings in, and for the registration of transfers of, Northumbrian Shares on the London Stock Exchange will be 12 October 2011 and, from 5:00 p.m. on 12 October 2011, the trading of Northumbrian Shares on the London Stock Exchange will be suspended.  An application has also been made to the UK Listing Authority requesting the cancellation of the listing of Northumbrian Shares on the Official List as well as trading of Northumbrian Shares on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities at 8:00am on 14 October 2011, subject to confirmation of the Reduction of Capital.


Upon the Scheme becoming Effective, holders of Scheme Shares will be entitled to receive 465 pence for each Scheme Share held by them at the Scheme Record Time. 


The consideration of 465 pence per Scheme Share to be paid by UK Water (2011) Limited ("UK Water") to Scheme Shareholders pursuant to the Scheme is expected to be despatched (in the case of certificated holders of Scheme Shares) or settled in CREST (in the case of uncertificated holders of Scheme Shares) by no later than 28 October 2011.


Terms and expressions in this announcement shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the same meanings as given to them in the Scheme Document.



Deutsche Bank                                                                                  + 44 (0)20 7545 8000

(Financial adviser and corporate broker to Northumbrian)

Alan Brown

Omar Faruqui

Martyn Nicholas

Martin Pengelley (Corporate Broking)

Pelham Bell Pottinger                                                                      +44 (0)20 7861 3112

(PR adviser to Northumbrian)

James Henderson

Archie Berens


Deutsche Bank AG is authorised under German Banking Law (competent authority: BaFin - Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) and authorised and subject to limited regulation by the FSA.  Details about the extent of Deutsche Bank AG's authorisation and regulation by the FSA are available on request.  Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch is acting as financial adviser to Northumbrian and no one else in connection with the matters set out in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Northumbrian for providing the protections afforded to clients of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, nor for providing advice in relation to any matter referred to herein.


The release, publication or distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom may be restricted by law and therefore any persons who are subject to the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom should inform themselves about, and observe, any applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Any failure to comply with the applicable requirements may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This announcement has been prepared for the purpose of complying with English law and the City Code and the information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this announcement had been prepared in accordance with the laws of jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom.


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