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ZEGONA COMMUNICATIONS PLC
FURTHER INFORMATION ON ZEGONA increasING its investment in Euskaltel, S.A. ("Euskaltel")
London, England, 28 January 2019 - Zegona Communications PLC ("Zegona" or the "Company") announces that it has today announced a "relevant fact" in Spain which contains the following further information in relation to Zegona's ownership of Euskaltel
In relation to the communication of significant stake that Zegona sent to the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores on 24 January 2019 (the "Communication") and certain erroneous news items that appeared in the press on 25 January 2019, Zegona clarifies that:
(i) Zegona's ownership interest in Euskaltel, S.A. ("Euskaltel") stands at 15.002%, and Talomon Capital Limited's ownership interest in Euskaltel stands at 1.343%, for a combined ownership interest of 16.345%;
(ii) Zegona has not acquired additional shares over and above the 15.002% ownership interest it acquired on 26 July 2017 and, therefore, has not increased its stake in Euskaltel; and
(iii) On 15 January 2019, Zegona stated it will only make market purchases at a price it considers attractive to its shareholders based on prevailing market conditions.
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This document is only addressed to and is only directed at persons in member states of the European Economic Area (the "EEA") who are "qualified investors" within the meaning of Article 2.1 of the Prospectus Directive as amended and to the extent implemented in the relevant member state (Directive 2003/71/EC) ("Qualified Persons"). In addition, in the United Kingdom, these materials are directed solely at Qualified Persons: (i) who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order"); (ii) who are persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order; or (iii) to whom it may lawfully be communicated without any further action by the Company (all such persons in (i) to (iii) together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Any investment or investment activity to which these materials relate is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, Qualified Investors in member states of the EEA and, in the United Kingdom, to Qualified Investors who are also relevant persons.
Barclays Bank PLC and Oakley Advisory Limited
Barclays Bank PLC which conducts its UK investment banking activities through its Investment Bank and which is authorised in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") and the Prudential Regulation Authority, is appointed as the Company's global co-ordinator and underwriter only and is therefore acting only for the Company in connection with the matters described in this announcement and is not acting for or advising any other person, or treating any other person as its client, in relation thereto and will not be responsible for providing the regulatory protection afforded to clients of Barclays or advice to any other person in relation to the matters contained herein. Neither Barclays nor any of its directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for this announcement, its contents or otherwise in connection with it or any other information relating to the Company, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic format.
Oakley Advisory Limited, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the FCA, is appointed as the Company's financial advisor and co-bookrunner only and is therefore acting only for the Company in connection with the matters described in this announcement and is not acting for or advising any other person, or treating any other person as its client, in relation thereto and will not be responsible for providing the regulatory protection afforded to clients of Oakley Advisory Limited or advice to any other person in relation to the matters contained herein. Neither Oakley Advisory Limited nor any of its directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for this announcement, its contents or otherwise in connection with it or any other information relating to the Company, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic format.
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The person responsible for arranging for the release of this announcement on behalf of Zegona is Dean Checkley, whose business address is 20 Buckingham Street, London, WC2N 6EF.
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