Possible offers for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Tungsten Corporation PLC(“Tungsten“) by Kofax, Inc., Jaggaer, LLC and Accel-KKR (together the “Offerors”) (the “Possible Offer“).
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Nothing on the Microsite, nor anything which can be downloaded from it, is intended to, and does not, constitute or form any part of an offer for sale or subscription or any solicitation for any offer to purchase or subscribe for any securities, or the solicitation of any votes attaching to securities which are or may be the subject of the Possible Offer in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
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If you are not a resident of or located in a Restricted Jurisdiction, you may access any communication or document in relation to the Possible Offer but you are responsible for first satisfying yourself as to the full observance of the laws and regulatory requirements of your jurisdiction. If you are not permitted to view any communication or document in relation to the Possible Offer by virtue of applicable laws or regulatory requirements, please exit this Microsite.
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Notice to US Investors
The Information does not constitute an offer to acquire or exchange securities in the United States. The Possible Offer relates to the shares of an English company. The Possible Offer is not subject to the rules under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “US Exchange Act”). Accordingly, the Possible Offer is subject to the disclosure requirements and practices applicable in the UK which differ from the disclosure requirements of US laws and regulations.
The receipt of consideration pursuant to any offer by a US holder of Tungsten shares may be a taxable transaction for US federal income tax purposes and under applicable US state and local, as well as foreign and other, tax laws. Each Tungsten shareholder is urged to consult their independent professional adviser immediately regarding the tax consequences of accepting the offer. Furthermore, the payment and settlement procedure with respect to the offer will comply with the relevant United Kingdom rules, which differ from the United States payment and settlement procedures, particularly with regard to the date of payment of consideration.
The materials contained in this Microsite do not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. No offer to acquire securities or to exchange securities for other securities has been made, or will be made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by the use of the mails of, or by any means or instrumentality of interstate or foreign commerce or any facilities of a national securities exchange of, the United States or any other country in which such offer may not be made other than: (i) in accordance with the requirements under the US Exchange Act, or the securities laws of such other country, as the case may be, or: (ii) pursuant to an available exemption from such requirements.
Neither the US Securities and Exchange Commission nor any US state securities commission has approved or disapproved any offer, or passed comment upon the adequacy or completeness of any of the Information contained in this Microsite. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offence in the United States.
Any financial statements or other financial information included in this Microsite may have been prepared in accordance with non-US accounting standards that may not be comparable to the financial statements of US companies or companies whose financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States. It may be difficult for US holders of shares to enforce their rights and any claims they may have arising under the US federal securities laws in connection with the Possible Offer, since Tungsten is located in a country other than the United States, and some or all of its officers and directors may be residents of countries other than the United States. US holders of shares may not be able to sue Tungsten or its officers or directors in a non-US court for violations of the US securities laws. Further, it may be difficult to compel Tungsten and its affiliates to subject themselves to the jurisdiction or judgment of a US court.
You should be aware that any of the Parties may purchase or arrange to purchase Tungsten shares otherwise than under any offer or scheme undertaken to give effect to the Possible Offer, such as in open market or privately negotiated purchases until the date on which the Possible Offer becomes effective, lapses or is otherwise withdrawn. Any information about such purchases will be disclosed as required in the UK and will be reported to the Regulatory Information Service of the London Stock Exchange and will be available on the London Stock Exchange website at:
The Information is made available in good faith and does not constitute an offer to sell or otherwise dispose of or an invitation or solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe for any securities pursuant to the Possible Offer or otherwise in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
The Information has been prepared for the purposes of complying with English law and the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers and the Information may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this information had been prepared in accordance with the laws and regulations of any jurisdiction outside of England and Wales.
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The Information (including information incorporated by reference) in this Microsite may contain forward-looking statements regarding the current expectations of the management of Tungsten, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. All statements other than statements of historical facts included in any document may be forward looking statements. Forward-looking statements also often use words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate”, “expect”, “target”, “may”, “should”, “will” and words of similar meaning. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to future events and circumstances, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. The important factors that could cause Tungsten’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, among others, the satisfaction of any conditions to the Possible Offer. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the respective documents. Tungsten expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statement (except to the extent legally required).
Unless expressly stated otherwise, no statement contained or referred to in this Microsite is intended to be a profit forecast.
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