Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

Released : 05/06/2017

RNS Number : 1898H
Alfa Financial Software Hldings PLC
05 June 2017
 

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This announcement is not a prospectus and is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction, including in or into Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States.

Neither this announcement nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction. Investors should not purchase any shares referred to in this announcement other than solely on the basis of information that is contained in the prospectus (the "Prospectus") published by Alfa Financial Software Holdings PLC (the "Company") in connection with the admission of its ordinary shares (the "Shares") to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") and to trading on the main market for listed securities of London Stock Exchange plc (the "London Stock Exchange"). Copies of the Prospectus are available for inspection on the Company's website at http://investors.alfasystems.com and from the Company's registered office at Moor Place, 1 Fore Street Avenue, London EC2Y 9DT. References in this announcement to "Alfa" or the "Group" mean the Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

5 June 2017

Alfa Financial Software Holdings PLC

 

Exercise of Over-allotment Option

 

Alfa announces that, in connection with its initial public offering of ordinary shares (the "Global Offer"), Barclays Capital Securities Limited ("Barclays"), as stabilising manager, has today exercised the over-allotment option granted by CHP Software and Consulting Limited in respect of 7,500,000 ordinary shares in the Company (the "Over-allotment Shares"). The Over-allotment Shares will be sold at the offer price of 325 pence per share.

 

The Company did not participate in the over-allotment option.

 

Including the exercise of the over-allotment option, the total size of the Global Offer was 85,500,000 ordinary shares, in total representing 28.5% of the 300,000,000 ordinary shares of the Company currently in issue.

 

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Important Notice

 

The information contained in this announcement is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its completeness, accuracy or fairness.

 

Neither this announcement nor the information contained herein is for publication, distribution or release, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States (including its territories and possessions, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia (other than to persons in Australia to whom an offer may be made without a disclosure document in accordance with the Chapter 6D of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of Australia), Canada and Japan, including to any branch or agency of a non-U.S. person located in the United States or any other jurisdiction where to do so might constitute a violation of the relevant laws or regulations of such jurisdiction. The Global Offer and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with Admission and the Global Offer may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

 

This announcement does not contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, Shares to any person in the United States (including its territories and possessions, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia, Canada or Japan or in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The Shares referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States unless registered under the US Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") or offered in a transaction exempt from, or not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The offer and sale of Shares referred to herein has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada or Japan. Subject to certain exceptions, the Shares referred to herein may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada or Japan. There will be no public offer of the Shares in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan.

 

Barclays, who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (the "PRA") and regulated by the FCA and the PRA in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for the Company and no-one else in connection with the Global Offer and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this document) as a client in relation to the Global Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients nor for giving advice in relation to the Global Offer, the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or other matter referred to herein.


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