Further Statement regarding Innovaderma
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24 February 2021
Further Statement regarding Innovaderma plc (“Innovaderma”)
Further to the announcement of 2 February 2021, Creightons confirms that it does not now intend to make an offer for Innovaderma. Accordingly, Creightons and any person acting in concert with Creightons, is bound by the restrictions under Rule 2.8 of the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Code”).
For the purposes of Rule 2.8 of the Code, Creightons, and any person acting in concert with Creightons, reserves the right to announce an offer or possible offer for Innovaderma or make or participate in an offer or possible offer for Innovaderma and/or take any other action otherwise precluded under Rule 2.8 of the Takeover Code within six months of the date of this announcement in the following circumstances:
(a) with the agreement of the board of the Innovaderma;
(b) if a third party announces a firm intention to make an offer for the Innovaderma;
(c) if Innovaderma announces a “whitewash” proposal (see Note 1 of the Notes on Dispensations from Rule 9) or a reverse takeover (as defined in the Code); and/or
(d) if there has been “a material change of circumstances” (as determined by the Takeover Panel).
The person responsible for arranging the release of this announcement on behalf of Creightons is Nicholas O’Shea, Company Secretary, Creightons plc.
Nicholas O’Shea, Company Secretary, Creightons plc 01733 281010
Roland Cornish, Beaumont Cornish Limited 0207628 3396
For Press and Analysts
Nigel Szembel, Anagallis Communications 07802 362088
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