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Publication of Supplementary Prospectus

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Fundsmith Emerging Equities Tst PLC
04 August 2017
 

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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AN ADVERTISEMENT AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A PROSPECTUS OR PROSPECTUS EQUIVALENT DOCUMENT. ANY DECISION TO PURCHASE, SUBSCRIBE FOR OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRE NEW ORDINARY SHARES IN THE COMPANY MUST BE MADE ONLY ON THE BASIS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN AND INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE PROSPECTUS DATED 31 AUGUST 2016 (AS SUPPLEMENTED BY A SUPPLEMENTARY PROSPECTUS DATED 1 MARCH 2017, A SUPPLEMENTARY PROSPECTUS DATED 4 AUGUST 2017 AND ANY FURTHER SUPPLEMENT THERETO).

 

4 August 2017

 

FUNDSMITH EMERGING EQUITIES TRUST PLC

 

Publication of a Supplementary Prospectus

 

Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust plc ("FEET" or the "Company") has today published a supplementary prospectus (the "Supplementary Prospectus"), which is supplemental to, and should be read in conjunction with, the prospectus published by the Company on 31 August 2016 (the "Prospectus") and the supplementary prospectus published by the Company on 1 March 2017 in relation to its placing programme for up to 10 million new Ordinary Shares in the capital of the Company.

 

The publication of the Supplementary Prospectus is a regulatory requirement under the Prospectus Rules following the publication of the Company's unaudited interim report for the six month period ended 30 June 2017, certain information from which is incorporated by reference into the Supplementary Prospectus.

 

A copy of the Supplementary Prospectus has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm and on the Company's website at http://feetplc.co.uk/documents-analysis. A copy of the Supplementary Prospectus can also be viewed at the Company's offices at 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PW.

 

Terms used and not defined in this announcement have the meanings given in the Prospectus.

 

Enquiries:

Fundsmith LLP

Tel: 020 3551 6337

Simon Godwin

 

 

 

Investec Bank plc

Darren Vickers

David Herring

 

Tel: 020 7597 5970

Frostrow Capital LLP

Katherine Manson

Company Secretary

Tel: 020 3709 8734

 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

This announcement is an advertisement and does not constitute a prospectus relating to the Company and does not constitute, or form part of, any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to subscribe for, any shares in Company in any jurisdiction nor shall it, or any part of it, or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with or act as any inducement to enter into, any contract therefor. 

 

This announcement may not be published, distributed or transmitted by any means or media, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United States.  This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, securities in the United States.  The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "US Securities Act") or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and will not be offered, sold, exercised, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, any US person (as defined under Regulation S under the US Securities Act).  The Company has not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.

 

Neither this announcement nor any copy of it may be: (i) taken or transmitted into or distributed in any member state of the European Economic Area (other than the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland), Canada, Australia or the Republic of South Africa or to any resident thereof, or (ii) taken or transmitted into or distributed in Japan or to any resident thereof. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws or the laws of any such jurisdiction. The distribution of this announcement in other jurisdictions may be restricted by law and the persons into whose possession this document comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions.

 

This announcement may include "forward-looking statements".  All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this announcement, including, without limitation, those regarding the Company's financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations (including development plans and objectives relating to the Company's products and services) are forward-looking statements.

 

Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and accordingly the Company's actual future financial results and operational performance may differ materially from the results and performance expressed in, or implied by, the statements.  These factors include but are not limited to those described in the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus.  These forward-looking statements speak only as at the date of this announcement.  The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect actual results or any change in the assumptions, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based unless required to do so by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, the Listing Rules or Prospectus Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority or other applicable laws, regulations or rules.

 

Each of Investec Bank plc ("Investec"), which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, and Fundsmith LLP ("Fundsmith"), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom, is each acting exclusively for the Company and for no one else in relation to the matters described in this announcement and are not acting for or advising any other person, or treating any other person as their respective client, in relation thereto and will not be responsible for providing the regulatory protection afforded to their respective clients or advice to any other person in relation to the matters contained herein. Neither Investec, Fundsmith nor any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for, or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the truth, accuracy or completeness of, the information in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or any information relating to the Company, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic format, and howsoever transmitted or made available or any loss howsoever arising from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise in connection with it.

Neither the content of the Company's website nor any website accessible by hyperlinks on the Company's website is incorporated in, or forms part of, this announcement.


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