Related provisions for LR 9.5.9
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This chapter contains rules applicable to a listed company that:(1) purchases its own equity shares; or(2) purchases its own securities other than equity shares; or(3) sells or transfers treasury shares; or(4) purchases or redeems its own securities during a prohibited period; or(5) purchases its own securities from a related party.
LR 12.2 to LR 12.5 do not apply to a transaction entered into:(1) in the ordinary course of business by a securities dealing business; or(2) on behalf of third parties either by the company or any member of its group;if the listed company has established and maintains effective Chinese walls between those responsible for any decision relating to the transaction and those in possession of inside information relating to the listed company.
(1) A listed company must notify a RIS as soon as possible after the terms of a class 2 transaction are agreed.(2) The notification must include:(a) details of the transaction, including the name of the other party to the transaction;(b) a description of the business carried on by, or using, the net assets the subject of the transaction;(c) the consideration, and how it is being satisfied (including the terms of any arrangements for deferred consideration);(d) the value of the
(1) A listed company must notify a RIS as soon as possible if, after the notification under LR 10.4.1 R, it becomes aware that:(a) there has been a significant change affecting any matter contained in that earlier notification; or(b) a significant new matter has arisen which would have been required to be mentioned in that earlier notification if it had arisen at the time of the preparation of that notification.(2) The supplementary notification must give details of the change
In this chapter (except where specifically provided to the contrary) a reference to a transaction by a listed company:(1) (subject to paragraphs (3),(4) and (5)) includes all agreements (including amendments to agreements) entered into by the listed company or its subsidiary undertakings;(2) includes the grant or acquisition of an option as if the option had been exercised except that, if exercise is solely at the listed company's or subsidiary undertaking's discretion, the transaction
Where, in relation to a sponsor service,1 a sponsor gives any guidance or advice to a listed company or applicant on 1 the application or interpretation of the listing rules or disclosure rules and transparency rules2, the sponsor must take reasonable steps to satisfy itself that the director or directors of the listed company understand their responsibilities and obligations 1under the listing rules and disclosure rules and transparency rules.21112112
1If a listed company or applicant appoints more than one sponsor to provide sponsor services in relation to a transaction then:(1) the appointment does not relieve either of the appointed sponsors of their obligations under LR 8; and(2) the sponsors are each responsible for complying with the obligations under this section and elsewhere inLR 8 in relation to the transaction.
(1) If a class 1 circular relates to a takeover offer which is recommended by the offeree's board and the listed company has had access to due diligence information on the offeree at the time the class 1 circular is published, the listed company must prepare and publish the working capital statement on the basis that the acquisition has taken place.(2) If a class 1 circular relates to a takeover offer which has not been recommended by the offeree's board or the listed company
If by virtue of its holding treasury shares, a listed company is allotted shares as part of a capitalisation issue, the company must notify a RIS as soon as possible and in any event by no later than 7:30 a.m. on the business day following the calendar day on which allotment occurred of the following information:(1) the date of the allotment;(2) the number of shares allotted;(3) a statement as to what number of shares allotted have been cancelled and what number is being held
Any sale for cash, transfer for the purposes of or pursuant to an employees' share scheme or cancellation of treasury shares that represents over 0.5% of the listed company'sshare capital 2 must be notified to a RIS as soon as possible and in any event by no later than 7:30 a.m. on the business day following the calendar day on which the sale, transfer or cancellation occurred. The notification must include:2(1) the date of the sale, transfer or cancellation;(2) the number of
A public sector issuer that seeks admission of debt securities referred to in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Schedule 11A of the Act must submit to the FSA in final form a completed Application for Admission of Securities to the Official List.Note: The Application for Admission of Securities to the Official List form can be found on the UKLA section of the FSA's website.1
Except where the purchases will consist of individual transactions made in accordance with the terms of issue of the relevant securities, where1 a listed company intends to purchase any of its securities convertible into its equity shares2 with a premium listing2 it must:1(1) ensure that no dealings in the relevant securities are carried out by or on behalf of the company or any member of its group until the proposal has either been notified to a RIS or abandoned; and(2) notify
Where, within a period of 12 months, a listed company purchases warrants or options over its own equity shares which, on exercise, convey the entitlement to equity shares representing 15% or more of the company's existing issued shares (excluding treasury shares), the company must send to its shareholders a circular containing the following information:(1) a statement of the directors' intentions regarding future purchases of the company's warrants and options;(2) the number and
(1) A circular relating to a resolution proposing to give the company authority to purchase its own equity securities must also include:(a) if the authority sought is a general one, a statement of the directors' intentions about using the authority;(b) if known, the method by which the company intends to acquire its equity shares and the number to be acquired in that way;(c) a statement of whether the company intends to cancel the equity shares or hold them in treasury;(d) if
4In considering whether an explanation given in a circular satisfies the requirement in LR 13.7.1R (1)(g), the FSA would expect the following information to be included in the explanation:(1) the shareholdings of substantial shareholders in the listed company before and after the proposed transaction; and(2) the shareholdings of a holder of equity shares who may become a substantial shareholder in the listed company as a result of the proposed transaction.
If a listing rule refers to a requirement in legislation applicable to a listed company incorporated in the United Kingdom, a listedoverseas company must comply with the requirement so far as:(1) information available to it enables it to do so; and(2) compliance is not contrary to the law in its country of incorporation.
Every circular sent by a listed company to holders of its listed securities must:(1) provide a clear and adequate explanation of its subject matter giving due prominence to its essential characteristics, benefits and risks;(2) state why the security holder is being asked to vote or, if no vote is required, why the circular is being sent;(3) if voting or other action is required, contain all information necessary to allow the security holders to make a properly informed decision;(4)
1If a listed company includes pro forma financial information in a class 1 circular, a related party circular or a circular relating to the purchase by the company of 25% or more its issued equity shares (excluding treasury shares), it must comply with the requirements for pro forma financial information set out in the PD Regulation.
Where a purchase by a listed company of its own equitysecurities or preference shares is to be made from a related party, whether directly or through intermediaries, LR 11 (Related party transactions) must be complied with unless:(1) a tender offer is made to all holders of the class of securities; or(2) in the case of a market purchase pursuant to a general authority granted by shareholders, it is made without prior understanding, arrangement or agreement between the listed company
1This chapter applies to a company3 with, or applying for, a standard listing3 of shares5 other than:53354(1) 5equity shares issued by a company that is an investment entity unless it has a premium listing of a class of its equity shares; and(2) preference shares that are specialist securities.323555
A company with, or applying for, a premium listing of its equity shares5 must appoint a sponsor on each occasion that it:4(1) makes an application for admission of equity shares5 which:(a) requires the production of a prospectus or equivalent document1; or(b) is accompanied by a certificate of approval from another competent authority; or(c) is accompanied by a summary document as required by PR 1.2.3R (8); or(d) requires the production of listing particulars and is referred to
A sponsor must notify the FSA in writing as soon as possible if:(1) the sponsor ceases to satisfy the criteria for approval as a sponsor set out in LR 8.6.5 R; or(2) the sponsor, or any of its employees who provide sponsor services,5 are:5(a) convicted of any offence involving fraud, theft or other dishonesty; or(b) the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, a receiving order or an administration order; or(3) any of its employees who providesponsor services5are disqualified by a
The treatment of BIPRU 5.7.9 R applies, also, to an exposure which is not counter-guaranteed by an entity listed in that rule if the exposure's counter-guarantee is in its turn directly guaranteed by one of the listed entities and the conditions listed in BIPRU 5.7.9 R are satisfied.[Note: BCD Annex VIII Part 2 point 17]