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The Information contained in this part of the website does not constitute an offer to sell or otherwise dispose of or an invitation or solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe for any securities pursuant to the Offer or otherwise. The Offer is intended to be implemented by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006. The full terms and conditions of the Offer will be set out in the formal scheme document to be sent to the Company’s shareholders, including details on how it may be accepted. Any decision made in relation to the Offer should be made solely and only on the basis of the information provided in any such document.
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No profit forecast
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