Begbies Traynor

PrimaryBid.com Offer

RNS Number : 0177S
Begbies Traynor Group PLC
11 March 2021
 

 

 

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (EU) 596/2014 AS IT FORMS PART OF UNITED KINGDOM DOMESTIC LAW BY VIRTUE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) ACT 2018.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR INVITATION TO SELL OR ISSUE, OR ANY SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIBE FOR, ANY SECURITIES OF BEGBIES TRAYNOR GROUP PLC.

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO, OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN, ANY JURISDICTION WHERE IT IS UNLAWFUL TO RELEASE, PUBLISH OR DISTRIBUTE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AMOUNTS TO A FINANCIAL PROMOTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 21 OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 ("FSMA") AND HAS BEEN APPROVED BY PRIMARYBID LIMITED WHICH IS AUTHORISED AND REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY (FRN 779021)

 



 

11 March 2021

Begbies Traynor Group plc (" Begbies Traynor " or the " Company " ) ( LON: BEG )

PrimaryBid.com Offer

 

Begbies Traynor ( LON: BEG ), the AIM quoted business recovery, financial advisory and property services consultancy , is pleased to announce, a conditional offer for subscription via PrimaryBid (the "PrimaryBidOffer") of new ordinary shares of 5   pence each in the Company ("New Ordinary Shares") at an issue price of 105.50 pence per New Ordinary Share (the "Issue Price").  The Company is also conducting a placing of new Ordinary Shares at the Issue Price by way of an accelerated bookbuild process (the "Placing") as announced today.

 

The PrimaryBid Offer and the Placing are conditional on the New   Ordinary Shares to be issued pursuant to the PrimaryBid Offer and the Placing being admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). Admission is expected to be take place at 8.00 a.m. on 17   March 2021 . The PrimaryBid Offer will not be completed without the Placing also being completed.

 

The Company will use the net proceeds to fund an existing pipeline of opportunities and for general corporate purposes. The Company has a strategy to increase the scale and quality of the business through value-accretive acquisitions.

PrimaryBid Offer

The Company values its retail investor base and is therefore pleased to provide private and other investors the opportunity to participate in the PrimaryBid Offer by applying exclusively through the www.PrimaryBid.com platform and the PrimaryBid mobile app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. PrimaryBid does not charge investors any commission for this service.

The PrimaryBid Offer, via the PrimaryBid.com platform, will be open to individual and institutional investors immediately following the release of this announcement. The PrimaryBid Offer will close at 8.00 p.m. on 11 March 2021 .  The PrimaryBid Offer may close early if it is oversubscribed.

The Company in consultation with PrimaryBid reserves the right to scale back any order at its discretion. The Company and PrimaryBid reserve the right to reject any application for subscription under the Offer without giving any reason for such rejection.

No commission is charged to investors on applications to participate in the PrimaryBid Offer made through PrimaryBid.  It is vital to note that once an application for New Ordinary Shares has been made and accepted via PrimaryBid, an application cannot be withdrawn.

For further information on PrimaryBid.com or the procedure for applications under the PrimaryBid Offer, visit  www.PrimaryBid.com  or call PrimaryBid.com on +44 20 3026 4750. 

The New Ordinary Shares will be issued free of all liens, charges and encumbrances and will, when issued and fully paid, rank pari passu in all respects with the Company's existing Ordinary Shares.

 

 

Begbies Traynor Group plc

 

Ric Traynor - Executive Chairman

Nick Taylor - Group Finance Director

 

 

0161 837 1700

PrimaryBid Limited

 

Charles Spencer / James Deal

 

0203 026 4750

Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Advisor, Joint Bookrunner and Joint Broker)

 

Emma Gabriel / Angelos Vlatakis

 

 

020 7523 8350

Shore Capital (Joint Bookrunner and Joint Broker)

 

Mark Percy / Anita Ghanekar / James Thomas

020 7408 4090

 

Details of the PrimaryBid Offer

The Company highly values its retail investor base which has supported the Company alongside institutional investors over several years. Given the longstanding support of retail shareholders, the Company believes that it is appropriate to provide retail and other interested investors the opportunity to participate in the PrimaryBid Offer. The Company is therefore making the PrimaryBid Offer available exclusively through PrimaryBid.com.

The PrimaryBid Offer is offered under the exemptions against the need for a prospectus allowed under the Prospectus Regulation Rules. As such, there is no need for publication of a prospectus pursuant to the Prospectus Regulation Rules, or for approval of the same by the Financial Conduct Authority. The PrimaryBid Offer is not being made into any restricted jurisdiction or any other jurisdiction where it would be unlawful to do so.

There is a minimum subscription of £100 per investor under the terms of the PrimaryBid Offer which is open to existing shareholders and other investors subscribing via PrimaryBid.com. Aggregate demand under the PrimaryBid Offer will be limited to EUR 8m (or the sterling equivalent), as is legally required.

For further details please refer to the PrimaryBid.com website at  www.PrimaryBid.com . The terms and conditions on which the PrimaryBid Offer is made, including the procedure for application and payment for New Ordinary Shares, is available to all persons who register with PrimaryBid.com.

Investors should make their own investigations into the merits of an investment in the Company. Nothing in this announcement amounts to a recommendation to invest in the Company or amounts to investment, taxation or legal advice.

It should be noted that a subscription for New Ordinary Shares and investment in the Company carries a number of risks. Investors should consider the risk factors set out on PrimaryBid.com before making a decision to subscribe for New Ordinary Shares. Investors should take independent advice from a person experienced in advising on investment in securities such as the New Ordinary Shares if they are in any doubt. 

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