RNS Number : 0173K
NewRiver Retail Limited
08 July 2011
Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, the Republic of Ireland or South Africa or to US persons
NewRiver Retail Limited
("NewRiver" or the "Company")
Posting of Admission Document
Restoration of Trading in Shares
Further to the announcement made by the Board of NewRiver (AIM and CISX: NRR) on 27 June 2011, the Board is pleased to announce that the Company has published and posted an admission document containing details of the proposed placing to raise approximately GBP40 million (net of expenses), the conditional acquisition of a portfolio of four freehold shopping centre assets for approximately GBP68 million, and a notice convening an extraordinary general meeting.
The Placing and re-admission are conditional on, inter alia, NewRiver's shareholders approving the resolutions to be proposed at the EGM.
The Admission Document and the notice of EGM can also be found on the Company's website: www.nrr.co.uk.
Publication of the Admission Document 7 July
Latest time and date for receipt of Forms of 11.00 a.m. on
Proxy and receipt of electronic proxy appointments 31 July
by Shareholders for the Extraordinary General
Time and date of Extraordinary General Meeting 11.00 a.m. on
Expected date of Admission of the Enlarged Share 3 August
Admission effective and dealings recommence in 8.00 a.m. on 3
the Ordinary Shares on AIM and listing on CISX August
Delivery into CREST of the Placing Shares to 3 August
be held in uncertificated form
Completion of the Acquisition 8 August
Despatch of definitive share certificates (where 17 August
applicable) in respect of the Placing Shares
to be held in certificated form by
Following publication of the Admission Document, trading of NewRiver's ordinary shares on AIM and the Channel Islands Stock Exchange has been restored with immediate effect.
Unless otherwise specified, all defined terms in this announcement shall have the same meaning as in the announcement made on 27 June 2011.
For further information, please contact:
NewRiver Retail Limited Tel: 0203 328 5800
David Lockhart/ Mark Davies
Pelham Bell Pottinger Tel: 0207 861 3232
David Rydell/ Rosanne Perry
Cenkos Securities Tel: 020 7397 8900
Ian Soanes/ Max Hartley
Kinmont Tel: 020 7087 9100
John O'Malley/ Mat Thackery
NewRiver Retail Limited is a REIT status specialist real estate investor and asset manager focusing solely on the UK retailing sector with a particular focus on food and value retailing. The management team, led by David Lockhart, have more than 75 years' combined experience in UK commercial property markets. With more than GBP165 million of assets under management the Company's activities include active and entrepreneurial asset management and risk controlled development, utilising both its own balance sheet and co-investment joint venture structures. It is NewRiver's intention to become one of the leading sector-focused value-creating property investment businesses operating in the UK retail sector. The Company was founded in 2009 and its shares were admitted to London's AIM and Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) in September of the same year. For more information on NewRiver, please visit www.nrr.co.uk.
Kinmont Limited, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for NewRiver and for no-one else in connection with the matters contained in this announcement and will not be responsible to any person other than NewRiver for providing the protections afforded to clients of Kinmont, nor for providing advice in relation to the matters contained in this announcement.
Cenkos Securities plc, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for NewRiver as Nominated Adviser and Broker and for no-one else in connection with the matters contained in this announcement and will not be responsible to any person other than NewRiver for providing the protections afforded to clients of Cenkos Securities, nor for providing advice in relation to the matters contained in this announcement.
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