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Thursday 25 February, 2021

Victoria PLC

Tender Upsize

RNS Number : 2698Q
Victoria PLC
25 February 2021
 

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

 

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT AN OFFER TO PURCHASE OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO SELL ANY NOTES

 

 

 


VICTORIA PLC

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS INTENDED FOR HOLDERS OF THE SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2024 HELD IN THE REGULATION S GLOBAL NOTE BEARING ISIN NUMBER XS2032590007 (COMMON CODE: 203259000)

Victoria PLC (the "Company") announces the upsize of its previously announced offer to purchase for cash its outstanding Senior Secured Notes due 2024 held in the Regulation S global notes bearing ISIN number XS2032590007 (Common Code: 203259000) issued by the Company (the "Tender Offer").

 

25 February 2021 - the Company announces today that, in connection with the Tender Offer announced on 23 February 2021, it is increasing the Target Acceptance Amount from €50,000,000 in aggregate principal amount to €200,000,000 in aggregate principal amount. The terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are further described the tender offer memorandum dated as of 23 February 2021 (the "Tender Offer Memorandum"), as modified by this announcement. Capitalized terms used herein but not otherwise defined are as set forth in the Tender Offer Memorandum.


THE COMPANY

Victoria PLC
Worcester Road

Kidderminster

Worcestershire DY10 1JR

United Kingdom

 

Requests for information in relation to the Tender Offer should be directed to:

THE DEALER MANAGERS

Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited

One Cabot Square

Canary Wharf

London E14 4QJ

United Kingdom

 

Attn: Liability Management Group

Tel: +44 20 7883 8763

Email: [email protected]

 

HSBC Bank plc

8 Canada Square

London E14 5HQ

United Kingdom

 

Attention: Liability Management

Tel: +44 20 7992 6237

Email: [email protected]

 

Requests for information in relation to the procedures for tendering Notes and participating in the Tender Offer and the submission of an Electronic Instruction should be directed to the Tender Agent:

THE TENDER AGENT

Lucid Issuer Services Limited

Tankerton Works

12 Argyle Walk

London WC1H 8HA

United Kingdom

Attention: Owen Morris / Jacek Kusion

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7704 0880

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 

 

None of the Company, the Trustee, the Dealer Managers or the Tender Agent makes any recommendation as to whether you should tender any or all of your Notes. This announcement is not an offer to purchase any Notes or a solicitation of an offer to sell any Notes. The Tender Offer is being made solely by means of the Tender Offer Memorandum.


DISCLAIMER

 

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION FROM, WITHIN, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS (INCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM, AMERICAN SAMOA, WAKE ISLAND AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS) OR ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

The Tender Offer is not being made and will not be made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of the mails of, or by any means or instrumentality of interstate or foreign commerce of, or of any facilities of a national securities exchange of, the United States. This includes, but is not limited to, facsimile transmission, electronic mail, telephone and the internet. The Notes may not be tendered in the Tender Offer by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility from or within the United States or by persons located or resident in the United States. Accordingly, copies of this announcement, the Tender Offer Memorandum and any other documents or materials relating to the Tender Offer are not being, and must not be, directly or indirectly, mailed or otherwise transmitted, distributed or forwarded (including, without limitation, by custodians, nominees or trustees) in or into the United States or to any persons located or resident in the United States. Any purported tender of Notes in the Tender Offer resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions will be invalid and any purported tender of Notes made by a person located or resident in the United States, or any agent, fiduciary or other Intermediary acting on a non-discretionary basis for a principal giving instructions from within the United States will be invalid and will not be accepted.

The distribution of the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession the Tender Offer Memorandum comes are required by the Company, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.

This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor the solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer or sale of such securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Tender Offers are made solely pursuant to the Tender Offer Memorandum dated February 23, 2021.

This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum contain important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made with respect to the Tender Offer. If any Holder is in any doubt as to the action it should take, it is recommended that such Holder seeks its own financial and legal advice, including as to any tax consequences, immediately from its stockbroker, bank manager, solicitor, accountant or other independent financial or legal adviser. Any individual or company whose Notes are held on its behalf by a broker, dealer, bank, custodian, trust company or other nominee or intermediary must contact such entity if it wishes to tender Notes in the Tender Offer. None of the Company, the Dealer Managers or the Tender Agent makes any recommendation as to whether Noteholders should participate in the Tender Offer.

Any deadlines set by any intermediary will be earlier than the deadlines specified in the Tender Offer  Memorandum.

 

The information contained in this announcement does not constitute an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity within the meaning of the United Kingdom Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. In the United Kingdom, this announcement is being distributed only to, and is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom, (ii) persons in the United Kingdom falling within the definition of investment professionals (as defined in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Financial Promotion Order")), (iii) persons who are within Article 43 of the Financial Promotion Order or (iv) any other persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be made under the Financial Promotion Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons").  This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum  is directed only at relevant persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not relevant persons.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements and information that is necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. No assurance can be given that the transactions described herein will be consummated or as to the terms of any such transactions. The Company assumes no obligation to update or correct the information contained in this announcement.

 

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