Issue of Zero Dividend Preference Shares
2 December 2009
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2 December 2009
Electra Private Equity Investments plc
Issue of Shares
Further to the placing of Zero Dividend Preference shares completed in August 2009, and in response to investor demand, Electra Private Equity Investments plc (the �Company�) has today placed 4,295,000 Zero Dividend Preference shares 2016 with an institutional investor at a subscription price of 104 pence per share. These shares have been placed subject to admission as detailed below.
Application has been made to list the new zero dividend preference shares on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange with dealings expected to commence at 8 a.m. on 7 December 2009.
Immediately following the issue, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 47,295,000 zero dividend preference shares of 0.01p nominal value and 50,000 ordinary shares.
For further information, please contact:
J.P. Morgan Cazenove Limited
Michael Wentworth-Stanley/William Simmonds Tel: +44 (0)20 7588 2828
This announcement (or any part of it) and the information contained herein is not for publication, distribution, reproduction or release in or into, directly or indirectly, the United States of America. These materials do not contain or constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under that Act or an available exemption from it.
No securities issued or to be issued by the Company have been or will be registered under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada or Japan and, subject to certain exceptions, such securities may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan.
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