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PZ Cussons set to commence tender offer on Monday to delist company from GSE

PZ Cussons Ghana Limited (“PZ Cussons" or the “Company") wishes to announce the Company's tender offer (the “Offer") to existing Qualifying Shareholders of PZ Cussons to purchase fully the entire shareholding of each Qualifying Shareholder. In this regard, PZ Cussons shall only accept tenders from Qualifying Shareholders who tender all their PZ Cussons shares as part of the Offer.


The Offer is in line with the Company's intention to de-list from the Ghana Stock Exchange (the “De-Listing") announced on the 18th October, 2019.


The Board of Directors of PZ Cussons, at its meeting held on 22 August 2019, unanimously approved a resolution seeking to undertake the Offer and to De-List the Company from the Ghana Stock Exchange (“GSE"). Shareholders of PZ Cussons also approved a resolution to undertake the Offer at the Company's Annual General Meeting (“AGM") held on 11 November 2019.


The GSE has reviewed the Offer Document and has granted a “no-objection" to the Offer.


SUMMARY OFFER TERMS:


Section 15(2)(f) of GSE's Listing Rules requires that the minimum Offer Price must be the higher of the average 12-week market price and the market price on the AGM Date.


The Offer is priced at GHS 0.45 per PZ Cussons Share representing a 15.4% premium above the market price of GHS 0.39, which is the higher of the average 12-week market price and the market price on the AGM Date.


Commencement Date  -   06th July, 2020

Offer Closure Date       -  17th August, 2020

Settlement Date           -   04th September, 2020


The Offer Document containing terms of the Offer and guidelines on how to tender shares; and the Offer Acceptance Forms have been distributed to Qualifying Shareholders via post to addresses registered with the Central Securities Depository or the Company's Registrar – Universal Merchant Bank Limited.


IC Securities (Ghana) Limited, is acting as sole financial adviser and sole sponsoring broker to PZ Cussons in respect of this Offer.