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Thursday 12 July, 2018

ZPG Plc

Announcement of Cancellation of Listing

RNS Number : 3342U
ZPG PLC
12 July 2018
 

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12 July 2018

RECOMMENDED CASH ACQUISITION

of

ZPG PLC ("ZPG")
by

Zephyr Bidco Limited ("Bidco")

Announcement of Cancellation of Listing

On 11 May 2018, ZPG and Bidco announced that they had reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition by Bidco of ZPG's entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition is to be effected by means of a Court approved scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 (the "Scheme").

Further to the announcement by ZPG and Bidco on 11 July 2018 that the Scheme has now become effective in accordance with its terms, ZPG confirms that the listing of ZPG Shares on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and the trading of ZPG Shares on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange has been cancelled with effect from 8.00 a.m. today.

Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the meanings given to them in the scheme document published on 23 May 2018 containing the full terms and conditions of the acquisition by Bidco of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of ZPG (the "Scheme Document"). Bidco is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of funds managed by Silver Lake Management Company V, LLC ("Silver Lake").

Enquiries:

ZPG


Ned Staple, General Counsel and Company Secretary

Lawrence Hall, Director of Communications

Rachael Malcolm, Head of Investor Relations

 

+44(0) 203 8725 658

+44(0) 203 8725 653

+44(0) 203 8725 648

Credit Suisse (Lead Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker to ZPG)


Gillian Sheldon

Joe Hannon

Lewis Burnett

Chris Cottrell

+44(0) 20 7888 8888

 



Goldman Sachs (Lead Financial Adviser to ZPG)


Anthony Gutman

Chris Emmerson

Alex Garner

Jamie Hay

 

+44(0) 20 7774 1000

Jefferies (Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker to ZPG)


Paul Nicholls

Max Jones

Tariq Hussain

Dominic Lester

 

+44(0) 20 7029 8000

Maitland (PR Adviser to ZPG)


James Isola

Joanna Davidson

 

+44(0) 20 7379 5151

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP are retained as legal advisers to ZPG.


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