Post-offer intention statementsSource: RNS
THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING MADE PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 19.6(C) OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE "CODE"), WHICH, INTER ALIA, REQUIRES A PARTY TO AN OFFER TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END OF A PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE OFFER PERIOD ENDED CONFIRMING WHETHER IT HAS TAKEN, OR NOT TAKEN, THE COURSE OF ACTION SET OUT IN ITS STATED INTENTIONS.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
17 September 2020
Barrick Gold Corporation
Rule 19.6(c) confirmation with respect to stated post-offer intentions with regard to Acacia Mining plc
Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick") announces that, further to the acquisition of the ordinary share capital of Acacia Mining plc ("Acacia") that Barrick did not already own, which was implemented by means of a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006, and which became effective on 17 September 2019 (the "Scheme"), Barrick has duly confirmed in writing to The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers in accordance with the requirements of Rule 19.6(c) of the Code that Barrick has complied with its post-offer statements of intent made pursuant to Rules 2.7(c)(iv) and 24.2 of the Code, as originally detailed in Barrick's Rule 2.7 announcement of 19 July 2019 and Acacia's scheme document published on 12 August 2019.
For more information please contact:
Kathy du Plessis Tel: +44 20 7557 7738
Investor and Media Relations
Rothschild & Co (Financial Adviser to Barrick)
Hugo Dryland Tel: +1 202 862 1660
Karina Danilyuk Tel: +1 202 862 1660
Roger Ewart Smith Tel: +44 20 7280 5000
Rothschild & Co, which is authorised and regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Barrick and no one else in connection with the Scheme, this announcement and the matters described herein, and shall not be responsible to anyone other than Barrick for providing the protections afforded to clients of Rothschild & Co or for providing advice in connection with the Scheme, this announcement or any matter referred to herein. Neither Rothschild & Co nor any of its subsidiaries, branches or affiliates owes or accepts any duty, liability or responsibility whatsoever (whether direct or indirect, whether in contract, in tort, under statute or otherwise) to any person who is not a client of Rothschild & Co in connection with the Scheme, this announcement or any matter referred to herein.