Disclaimer - Important
Offer memorandum (the “Offer Memorandum”) containing details of the recommended cash offer (the "Offer") by SABMiller plc ("SABMiller") and SABMiller Netherlands B.V. (the "Offeror") for Koninklijke Grolsch N.V. ("Grolsch")
NOTE: THE INFORMATION RELATING TO THE OFFER IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE BY SABMILLER IN GOOD FAITH AND FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. THE OFFER CANNOT BE VALIDLY ACCEPTED BY HOLDERS OF GROLSCH SHARES OR ANY OTHER PERSONS THROUGH MEANS OF DOWNLOADING A COPY OF THE OFFER MEMORANDUM ("OFFER MEMORANDUM") FROM THIS WEBSITE.
Access to the Offer
Please read this notice carefully - it applies to all persons who view this part of the website and, depending upon who you are and where you live, it may affect your rights. This part of the website contains information on the Offer and the Offer Memorandum. Please note that as the Offer progresses, the disclaimer set out below may be altered or updated. You should read it in full each time you visit this part of the website.
For regulatory reasons, we have to ensure you are aware of the appropriate regulations for the country which you are in. To allow you to view details relating to the Offer, you have to read the following then press "I AGREE". If you are unable to agree, you should press "I DISAGREE" and you will not be able to view any such details.
Viewing this information may not be lawful in certain jurisdictions. In other jurisdictions, only certain categories of person are allowed to view this information.
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of the mailing systems of, or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, electronic mail, post, telephone, facsimile, telex or electronic transmission) of interstate or foreign commerce of, or of any facility of a securities exchange of the U.S., Canada, Australia or Japan, and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility or from within the U.S., Canada, Australia or Japan. Accordingly, the Offer Memorandum and any related documents are not being and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed or sent in or into the U.S., Canada, Australia or Japan or in their capacities as such custodians, trustees, or nominees holding shares for U.S., Canadian, Australian and Japanese persons and persons receiving such documents (including, without limitation, custodians, nominees and trustees) must not distribute or send them into such jurisdictions and doing so will render invalid any relevant purported acceptance of the Offer.
The Offer Memorandum has not been submitted to or reviewed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC“) or any state securities commission in the U.S. and neither the SEC nor any such state securities commission has approved or disapproved or determined whether the Offer Memorandum is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offence in the U.S.
If you are not permitted to view the information on this website, or viewing the information would result in a breach of the above, or you are in any doubt as to whether you are permitted to view the information, please exit this web page by clicking on the "I DISAGREE" box below.
The availability of the Offer to Grolsch shareholders who are not resident in and citizens of the United Kingdom may be affected by the laws of the relevant jurisdictions in which they are located or of which they are citizens. Such persons should inform themselves of, and observe, any applicable legal or regulatory requirements of their jurisdictions.
Basis of access to the Offer Memorandum
Access to the electronic version of the Offer Memorandum is being made available on SABMiller's website in good faith and for information purposes only. Any person seeking access to SABMiller's website represents and warrants to SABMiller and Grolsch that they are doing so for information purposes only. Making the Offer available in electronic format does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares in Grolsch. Further, it does not constitute a recommendation by SABMiller or Grolsch or any other party to sell or buy shares in Grolsch.
Grolsch shareholders should seek advice from an independent financial adviser as to the suitability of any action for the individual concerned. Any shareholder action required in connection with the Offer will only be set out in documents sent to or made available to Grolsch shareholders by SABMiller and any decision made by such shareholders should be made solely and only on the basis of information provided in those documents.
ABN AMRO, which is authorised and regulated in the Netherlands by the Dutch Central Bank, is acting as financial adviser exclusively to the Offeror and SABMiller and to no one else in connection with the Offer and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of the Offer Memorandum) as a client in relation to the Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Offeror and SABMiller for providing the protections afforded to the clients of ABN AMRO or for providing advice in relation to the Offer.
Fortis, which is authorised and registered in the Netherlands by the Dutch Central Bank, is acting as financial adviser exclusively to Grolsch and to no one else in connection with the Offer and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of the Offer Memorandum) as a client in relation to the Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than Grolsch for providing the protections afforded to the clients of Fortis or for providing advice in relation to the Offer.
THE INFORMATION RELATING TO THE OFFER MAY NOT BE DOWNLOADED BY ANY PERSON EITHER IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE TO DO SO WOULD OR MAY CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF ANY APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS OR REGULATIONS.
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