The following information is provided with reference to the full mandatory public tender offer ("the Offer”) on a maximum of 27,689,433 ordinary shares (“the Shares”) of the Gruppo Cermiche Ricchetti S.p.A. (“the Issuer"), promoted by Finkéramos S.p.A. (“the Offeror”), at the price of Euro 0.215 for each Share.
The Shares are traded exclusively on the Electronic Stock Market organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.
The publication of the documents concerning the Offer on the Issuer’s website is only for the purpose of providing information and does not constitute in any way an invitation to take part in the Offer.
The Offer is directed, indistinctly and on equal terms, to all holders of the Shares and is promoted exclusively in Italy (pursuant to arts. 102, 106, paragraph 1, and 109 of Leg. Dec. 24 February 1998 no. 58, as modified).
The Offer has not been and will not be promoted or publicised in the United States of America, Canada, Japan and Australia, nor in any other country in which this Offer is not permitted in the absence of authorisation on the part of the competent authorities or other fulfilments on the part of the Offeror (said countries, including the United States of America, Canada, Japan and Australia, are collectively referred to as “the Other Countries”), nor with the use of national or international communication or trading tools of the Other Countries (including, by way of example, the postal service, fax, telex, electronic mail, telephone and Internet), nor through any structure of any financial brokers of the Other Counties, nor in any other way.
A copy of the relative document of the Offer (“the Offer Document”), or of portions of it, as well as a copy of any document that the Offeror may issue in relation to the Offer, are not and must not be sent, nor in any way transmitted or distributed, directly or indirectly, to the Other Countries or to any U.S. person as defined in accordance with the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 as modified. Anybody receiving the aforesaid documents may not distribute, forward or send them (either by post or through any other communication or trading means or tool) to the Other Countries.
Neither the Offer Document nor any other document that the Offeror may issue in relation to the Offer constitute or may be interpreted as an offer of financial instruments directed to individuals or legal entities resident in the Other Countries or to any U.S. Person as defined in the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 as modified. No tool may be offered or sold in the Other Countries in the absence of specific authorisation in compliance with applicable provisions of the local law of said countries or as an exception to said provisions. Participation in the Offer on the part of individuals or legal entities resident in countries other than Italy may be subject to specific obligations or restrictions provided for by legal provisions or regulations. It is the sole responsibility of the recipients of the Offer to comply with said provisions and, therefore, before participating in the Offer, must verify the existence and applicability of said participation, referring to their consultants.
Participations in the Offer will not be accepted further to invitations made in breach of the above limitations. Anybody intending to access this section of the website, examine the Offer Document and the other documents therein published, must read and fully understand what is set out above.
Full understanding and acceptance to comply with all the above-indicated limitations is declared and guaranteed by clicking “I ACCEPT”; declaration is also made of not being a U.S. Person and of not being physically located or resident in the Other Countries.