Norbert Dentressangle (the ‘Company’) announces that on June 26, 2013, LIFFE Administration and Management approved the Company’s application for admission to trading of all of its issued Shares (as defined below) on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext in London (‘NYSE Euronext London’), subject to the UK Listing Authority’s (the ‘UKLA’) approval of the Company’s listing application following a listing hearing which is currently expected to take place on July 2, 2013. The Shares are expected to begin trading on NYSE Euronext London and to be admitted to the standard listing segment of the Official List of the UKLA on July 4, 2013 (‘Admission’).
Following Admission, the Shares will trade on NYSE Euronext London under the symbol ‘GND’. The admission to trading of the Shares on NYSE Euronext London will be in addition to the existing admission to trading of the Shares on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext in Paris (‘NYSE Euronext Paris’), where they also trade under the symbol ‘GND’.
Through its listing NYSE Euronext Paris and NYSE Euronext London, the Company intends to maximise its target investor base and to provide greater access to the Shares among London-based financial intermediaries and investors. The new listing will assist in positioning the Company as a leading international transport, logistics and freight forwarding company and also reflects the strong contribution of its UK based businesses.
Following the acquisitions of Christian Salvesen in 2007 and TDG in 2011, the UK now represents around 32% of Norbert Dentressangle’s Group turnover, second only to France (41%), and generated revenues of €1236M in 2012. The Company employs more than 12,800 people in the UK.
The Company is not offering any new shares or any other securities in connection with Admission. The Shares will not be generally made available or marketed to the public in the United Kingdom or any other jurisdiction in connection with Admission.The Company is not producing a prospectus in connection with Admission pursuant to the exemption contained in Rule 1.2.3(8) of the Prospectus Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority. The summary document published in connection with the Company’s application for Admission (the ‘Summary Document’) can be found at www.norbert-dentressangle.com. The Summary Document has also been submitted to the UK’s National Storage Mechanism. The website of the National Storage Mechanism is www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.