Due to legal restrictions, the information on this part of the website is not directed to or accessible for certain persons. We kindly ask you to review the following information and provide the following confirmation each time you wish to be granted access to this part of the website.
The information on this part of the website is pertaining to an offer, which is not being made to persons whose participation in the offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law (the “Offer”).
The information on this part of the website may not be forwarded, reproduced or made available in or into any country in which the Offer would require that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law or where it would be in conflict with any law or regulation in such country, including Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa and USA (“Restricted Jurisdictions”), and does not constitute an offer or solicitation to acquire, sell, subscribe or exchange securities, to persons in Restricted Jurisdictions.
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction and may not be accepted by persons in any Restricted Jurisdiction. Banks, brokers and other institutions holding nominee-registered shares on behalf of persons in Restricted Jurisdictions may not forward any documentation related to the Offer, or otherwise make the Offer available, to such persons. Any purported acceptance of the Offer resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions may be disregarded. No consideration under the Offer will be delivered in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction. The Offer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden. The courts of Sweden shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Offer and the City Court of Stockholm shall be the court of first instance.
As a result of the restrictions set out above, this part of the website may not be accessed by persons who are resident or located in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, USA or any other Restricted Jurisdiction.
By clicking “I accept” below, you confirm that you have read and accept the information regarding the Offer, the conditions and restrictions as set out above and that you are not resident or located in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, USA or any other Restricted Jurisdiction. If you are resident or located in a Restricted Jurisdiction or do not accept the above terms, you must click “I do not accept”.
The Offer is not being made, and this press release may not be distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into, nor will any tender of shares be accepted from, or on behalf of, holders in, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA, or any other jurisdiction in which the making of the Offer, the distribution of this press release or the acceptance of the Offer would contravene applicable laws or regulations or require further offer documents, filings or other actions in addition to those required under Swedish law.
PRESS RELEASE 3 February 2012
SCHIBSTED ASA (SCH) - SCHIBSTED MAKES PUBLIC A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OFFER DOCUMENT
Schibsted ASA (“Schibsted”) announced on 12 January 2012 an offer to the shareholders in Aspiro AB (“Aspiro”) to acquire all the shares in Aspiro for SEK 1.65 in cash per share (the “Offer”). Aspiro’s Board of Directors has recommended the shareholders to accept the Offer. On 17 January 2012, Schibsted published an offer document regarding the Offer.
Schibsted has today made public a supplement to the offer document in connection with the publication of Aspiro’s year-end report for the financial year 2011 on 3 February 2012.
The supplement is available at Schibsted’s website (www.schibsted.com/en) and Nordea’s website (www.nordea.se/placera) and it will be distributed to shareholders in Aspiro whose shares were directly registered with Euroclear Sweden AB on 13 January 2012.
The supplement should be read in conjunction with the offer document. In accordance with Swedish law, shareholders who have accepted the Offer have the right to withdraw the acceptance within five working days of the announcement of the supplement; in all other respects the right to withdraw an acceptance of the Offer applies in the same manner as set out in the offer document. For other terms and conditions of the Offer, please refer to the offer document and the supplement.
The acceptance period for the Offer commenced on 18 January 2012 and ends on 15 February 2012.
Settlement will begin as soon as Schibsted has announced that the conditions for the Offer have been satisfied or that Schibsted has otherwise resolved to complete the Offer. Assuming that such an announcement is made no later than on 17 February 2012, it is estimated that settlement will begin on or about 21 February 2012.
Schibsted reserves the right to extend the acceptance period for the Offer, as well as the right to postpone the settlement date (payment to shareholders).
For additional information about the Offer, please visit www.schibsted.com/en or contact Nordea at +46 8 678 04 40.
The information in this press release was submitted for publication on 3 February 2012 at 16.30 (CET).
For questions, please contact:
Trond Berger, CFO. Mobile: +47 916 86 695
Jo Christian Steigedal, VP Investor Relations. Mobile: +47 415 08 733
The Offer is not being made to persons whose participation in the Offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law. This press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being distributed and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed or sent in or into any country in which the distribution or offering would require any such additional measures to be taken or would be in conflict with any law or regulation in such country – any such action will not be permitted or sanctioned by Schibsted. Any purported acceptance of the Offer resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions may be disregarded.
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA by use of mail or any other means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile transmission, electronic mail, telex, telephone and the Internet) of interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of national security exchange, of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA, and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility of, or from within, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA. Accordingly, this press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being and should not be mailed or otherwise distributed, forwarded or sent into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA. Schibsted will not deliver any consideration from the Offer into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or USA.
Statements in this press release relating to future status or circumstances, including statements regarding future performance, growth and other trend projections and the other benefits of the Offer, are forward-looking statements. These statements may generally, but not always, be identified by the use of words such as “anticipates”, “intends”, “expects”, “believes”, or similar expressions. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of Schibsted and Aspiro. Any such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Schibsted has no obligation (and undertakes no such obligation) to update or revise any of them, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except for in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.