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Premier Foods plc (PFD)

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Wednesday 04 November, 2020

Premier Foods plc

Comment on media speculation re: Hovis

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Premier Foods plc
04 November 2020



  4 November 2020


Premier Foods plc ("Premier Foods" or the "Group")


Comment on media speculation re: Hovis


Premier Foods notes both the media speculation and a statement from Newlat Food S.p.A today, 4 November 2020, concerning its 49% interest in Hovis Holdings Limited ("Hovis"). The Group confirms that a sale process for a potential transaction in respect of Hovis is ongoing. However there can be no certainty that any transaction will conclude. The Group will provide an update in due course as appropriate.


This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014.


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