Return of Value and Listing of New Ordinary Shares

February 20, 2015 at 2:01 AM EST
RNS Number : 4180F
Computacenter PLC
20 February 2015
 



Computacenter plc

RETURN OF VALUE AND LISTING OF NEW ORDINARY SHARES

At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Computacenter plc ("Computacenter" or the "Company") held on 19 February 2015, Shareholders approved the Return of Value of approximately £100 million, by way of a B Share structure of 71.9p for each Existing Ordinary Share held at 5.00 p.m. on 19 February 2015 and the consolidation of Existing Ordinary Shares on the basis of 15 New Ordinary Shares in place of every 17 Existing Ordinary Shares.

139,012,366 B Shares will be issued and allotted at 8.00 a.m. today to Shareholders who were on the register of members of the Company at 5.00 p.m. on 19 February 2015. The B Shares will neither be admitted to the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority nor to trading on the market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange (or any other recognised investment exchange).

Reflecting the issue and allotment of the B Shares, 139,012,366 Existing Ordinary Shares will today be consolidated into the 122,657,970 New Ordinary Shares of 7 5/9 pence each. Application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority and the London Stock Exchange and it is expected that the New Ordinary Shares will be admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and will commence trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for regulated securities at 8.00 a.m. today.

Further details of the Return of Value are contained in the circular to Shareholders dated 2 February 2015 (the "Circular"). All definitions used in the Circular to Shareholders apply to this announcement. To view the Circular, please visit the Group's website at www.computacenter.com.

Investec Bank plc, which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority, is acting as financial adviser and corporate broker to Computacenter and is acting for no-one else in connection with the Return of Value or any other matter referred to in this announcement, and will not be responsible to anyone other than Computacenter for providing the protections afforded to customers of Investec Bank plc nor for providing advice to any other person in relation to the Return of Value.

 

Enquiries:

Computacenter plc:

01707 637 000

Mike Norris, CEO

Tony Conophy, CFO

Investec Bank plc

020 7597 4000

Patrick Robb

Carlton Nelson

Tulchan Communications:

0207 353 4200

James Macey White

 


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