Rule 2.8 Announcement
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THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT FALLING UNDER RULE 2.8 OF THE UK CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE "CODE")
22 January 2021
Daisy Intermediate Holdings Limited
Statement regarding Maintel Holdings plc
Further to press speculation in relation to a possible offer by Daisy for Maintel Holdings plc ("Maintel"), Daisy confirms that it does not intend to make an offer for Maintel.
For the purposes of Rule 2.8 of the Code, Daisy, and any person(s) acting in concert with it, reserve the right to make or participate in an offer or possible offer for Maintel (and/or take any other action which would otherwise be restricted under Rule 2.8 of the Code) within 6 months of the date of this announcement:
a. with the agreement of the board of directors of Maintel;
b. following the announcement of a firm intention to make an offer for Maintel by or on behalf of a third party;
c. following the announcement by Maintel of a proposal for a "whitewash" (as referred to in Note 1 of the Notes on Dispensations from Rule 9 of the Code) or for a reverse takeover (as defined in the Code); or
d. where the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers has determined that there has been a material change of circumstances.