Return of Cash and Results of B Share Scheme Elections
The Return of Cash, which was approved by Shareholders on 6 June 2007, provided Shareholders with three alternatives in relation to their B Shares. As at the close of the Election Period, being 4.30pm on 14 June 2007, the results of elections were as follows: Alternative 1: Single B Share Dividend – valid and deemed elections to accept
Alternative 1 were received in respect of 6,815,812 B Shares, representing 49.4% of the issued B Shares. Alternative 2: Initial Repurchase Offer – valid elections to accept
Alternative 2 were received in respect of 6,836,577 B Shares, representing 49.5% of the issued B Shares.
Alternative 3: Future Repurchase Offer – valid elections to accept Alternative 3 were received in respect of 147,671 B Shares, representing 1.1% of the issued B Shares.
It is expected that Teather & Greenwood Limited will make today the Initial Repurchase Offer to purchase the 6,836,577 B Shares in respect of which valid elections have been received from Shareholders.
The Board of Mallett is also pleased to announce that it has declared the Single B Share Dividend of 58 pence per B Share payable to those Shareholders who have, or who are deemed to have, elected to receive the Single B Share Dividend.
Settlement of the Initial Repurchase Offer and Single B Share Dividend for Shareholders is expected to be made on 29 June 2007.
Full details of the Return of Cash by way of the B Share Structure are contained in the Circular to Shareholders dated 14 May 2007. All capitalised terms shall have the meanings given to them in the Circular.
For further information, please contact:
Michael Smyth-Osbourne (Finance Director): 020 7499 7411