VOLUNTARY PUBLIC PURCHASE OFFER BY RETELIT DIGITAL SERVICES S.P.A. ON THE ORDINARY SHARES OF THE PARENT COMPANY RETELIT S.P.A. - PRESS RELEASE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 102 OF LEGISLATIVE DECREE NO. 58 OF FEBRUARY 24, 1998, AS AMENDED (THE CONSOLIDATED FINANCE ACT OR “CFA”) AND ARTICLE 37 OF THE ISSUERS’ REGULATION ADOPTED BY CONSOB WITH RESOLUTION NO. 11971 OF MAY 14, 1999, AS AMENDED (THE “ISSUERS’ REGULATON”)
The Offer is promoted exclusively in Italy, as the Shares are listed exclusively on the MTA (STAR segment) and addresses, at equal conditions, all shareholders.
The Offer has not been and will not be promoted or circulated, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America, Canada, Japan and Australia, in addition to any other State in which this Offer is not permitted in the absence of authorisation by the relevant authorities or the meeting of other requirements by the Bidder, or in violation of local rules and regulations (the “Other Countries”), nor using the international communication or commercial instruments (including, for example purposes, the postal network, fax, telex, electronic mail, telephone and internet) of the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or of the Other Countries, nor through any structure of financial intermediaries of the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or of the Other Countries, nor in any other manner. Copies of the Offer Document, or extracts of such, and equally copies of any document in relation to the Offer, are not and should not be sent, nor transmitted by any means, or distributed, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America, in Canada, in Japan, in Australia or in the Other Countries. Those receiving the above-stated documents should not distribute or send them (either by post or any other means or communication or commercial instruments) in the United States of America, in Canada, in Japan, in Australia or in the Other Countries.
Acceptances of the Offer caused by solicitation activities carried out in violation of the limitations described herein shall not be accepted.
The Offer Document, as is the case for all other documents concerning the Offer, does not constitute and may not be interpreted as an offer of financial instruments to parties domiciled and/or resident in the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or in the Other Countries. No instrument may be offered or sold in the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or in the Other Countries in the absence of specific authorisations in compliance with the applicable provisions of the local law of such countries or in derogation of such provisions.
Subscription to the Offer by parties residing in the countries other than Italy may be subject to specific obligations or restrictions as provided by applicable laws and regulations. It is the exclusive responsibility of the addressees of the Offer to comply with these rules and therefore, before subscribing to the Offer, verify its applicability together with their consultants.
Anyone who intends to view the offer document and the additional documentation relating to the takeover bid must carefully read the above and declare and guarantee that (i) he has read, fully understood and accepted to comply with all the limitations indicated above, and (ii) does not is located and is not resident and / or domiciled in the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or in other countries.