Validation of Access Rights
Due to legal restrictions, the information on this section of the website is not directed or accessible to certain persons. We therefore kindly ask you to review the following information and provide the following confirmation each time you wish to be granted access to this section of the website.
On 23 August 2022, Etteplan Oyj (“Etteplan”), announced a public offer to the shareholders in Semcon AB (publ) (“Semcon”) to tender any and all shares in Semcon to Etteplan (the “Offer”).
The information on this section of the website pertains to the Offer, which is not being made to persons whose participation in the Offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law and regulations or otherwise contemplated in connection with the Offer. No documentation relating to the Offer will be distributed and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed or sent in or into any country in which this would require any such additional measures to be taken or would be in conflict with any applicable law or regulation. Any such measure will not be permitted or sanctioned by Etteplan. Any purported acceptance of the Offer resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions may be disregarded. Etteplan will not deliver any consideration from the Offer into Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America.
The Offer is not being and will not be made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of mail or any other means or instrumentality of interstate or foreign commerce of, or any facilities of a national securities exchange of, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America. This includes, but is not limited to facsimile transmission, e-mail, telex, telephone, the internet and other forms of electronic transmission. The Offer cannot be accepted and shares may not be tendered in the Offer by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility of, or from within Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America or by persons located or resident in those jurisdictions. Accordingly, the information on this section of the website or any documentation relating to the Offer are not being and should not be mailed or otherwise transmitted, distributed, forwarded or sent in or into Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America or to any persons from, located or resident in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America.
The Offer and the information and documents contained in this section of the website are not being made, and have not been approved, by an authorised person for the purposes of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended (the “FSMA”). Accordingly, the information and documents contained in this section of the website are not being distributed to, and must not be passed on to, the general public in the United Kingdom. Any communication of the information and documents contained in this section of the website to persons in the United Kingdom are only, and would only, be made on the basis that they are exempt from the restrictions on financial promotions in section 21 of the FSMA on the basis that it is a communication by or on behalf of a body corporate which relates to a transaction to acquire shares in a body corporate and the object of the transaction may reasonably be regarded as being the acquisition of day to day control of the affairs of that body corporate within article 62 (Sale of body corporate) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, or they are communications that may otherwise lawfully be made.
Statements on this section of the website relating to future status and circumstances, including statements regarding future performance, growth and other projections as well as benefits of the Offer, are forward-looking statements. These statements may generally, but not always, be identified by the use of words such as “anticipates”, “intends”, “expects”, “believes”, “estimates”, “plans”, “will be” or similar expressions. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by these forward-looking statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of Etteplan. Forward-looking statements appear in a number of places throughout this section of the website and the information incorporated by reference into this section of the website may include statements regarding the intentions, beliefs or current expectations of Etteplan or Semcon concerning, amongst other things: (i) future capital expenditures, expenses, revenues, earnings, synergies, economic performance, indebtedness, financial condition, dividend policy, losses and future prospects; (ii) business and management strategies, the expansion and growth of Etteplan’s or Semcon’s business operations and potential synergies resulting from the Offer; and (iii) the effects of government regulation and industry changes on the business of Etteplan or Semcon. Any forward-looking statements made herein speak only as of the date on which they are announced. Except as required by the Takeover Rules or applicable law or regulations, Etteplan expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to publicly announce updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in this section of the website to reflect any change in expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. The reader should, however, consult any additional disclosures that Etteplan or Semcon have made or may make.
By clicking “Yes” below, you confirm that you have read and accept the information regarding the Offer, the conditions and restrictions as set out above and accept to be bound by them.
If you are resident or physically located in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America or do not accept the above terms, you must click “No” below.