Confirmation of post-offer intention statementSource: RNS
Anglo American plc
Registered office: 17 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1N 6RA
Registered number: 3564138 (incorporated in England and Wales)
Legal Entity Identifier: 549300S9XF92D1X8ME43
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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").
17 March 2023
Anglo American plc
Rule 19.6(c) confirmation with respect to stated post-offer intentions in regard to Sirius Minerals Plc (now renamed Anglo American Crop Nutrients Limited)
Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") and Anglo American Projects UK Limited ("Bidco") announce that, further to the completion of Bidco's recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Sirius Minerals Plc (now renamed Anglo American Crop Nutrients Limited) (the "Acquisition"), which was implemented by means of a Court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act, and which became effective on 17 March 2020, it 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 Anglo American and Bidco have complied, in respect of the matter disclosed in the following paragraph, with the post-offer statements of intent made pursuant to Rules 2.7(c)(iv) and 24.2 of the Code, as originally detailed in the announcement of 20 January 2020 and the scheme document published on 7 February 2020.
In such announcement and scheme document Anglo American and Bidco stated their intention to make a voluntary contribution of £4 million to the Sirius Minerals Foundation (now renamed Woodsmith Foundation), with £1 million to be paid on completion of the Acquisition and a further £1 million to be paid on the anniversary of completion of the Acquisition for the next three years. The fourth and final payment of £1 million has been paid to the Sirius Minerals Foundation (now renamed Woodsmith Foundation).
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