Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Hochschild Mining LSE:HOC London Ordinary Share GB00B1FW5029 ORD 25P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -4.00p -1.48% 266.90p 267.00p 267.30p 270.10p 261.10p 265.90p 1,663,197.00 16:06:53
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Mining 557.3 87.7 7.3 37.0 1,355.78

J.P. Morgan Securities PLC. Proposed Placing of Hochschild Mining plc Shares

16/03/2017 4:50pm

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


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J.P. Morgan Securities PLC.

16 March 2017

Not for publication, distribution or release directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan or in any other jurisdiction in which offers or sales would be prohibited by applicable law.

This announcement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy securities in any jurisdiction, including the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan. Neither this announcement nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction.

Proposed secondary placing of shares in Hochschild Mining plc

Pelham Investment Corporation (the "Seller") announces today its intention to sell approximately 15.5 million ordinary shares of Hochschild Mining plc (the "Company") (the "Placing Shares"), representing approximately 3.1 per cent. of the Company's existing issued ordinary share capital, through a placing to institutional investors (the "Placing"). Following the Placing, the Seller is expected to hold approximately 258.6 million shares representing approximately 51.0 per cent. of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

The Placing Shares will be offered to institutional investors (the "Placees") through an accelerated bookbuild to be carried out by J.P. Morgan Securities plc (which conducts its UK investment banking activities as J.P. Morgan Cazenove) ("J.P. Morgan Cazenove") acting as Sole Bookrunner. The books for the Placing will open with immediate effect.

The Seller is wholly owned by Mr. Eduardo Hochschild, Chairman of the Company, through which he holds his existing shareholding in the Company. Mr. Eduardo Hochschild intends to retain a controlling shareholding in the Company for the foreseeable future and the Seller has agreed that it will not, for a period of 180 days after completion of the Placing, offer, sell or otherwise transfer any shares from its remaining shareholding in the Company, subject to customary exceptions.

The sale is subject to demand, price and market conditions, and, in particular, the number of Placing Shares may be changed. The identity of Placees and the basis of the allocations are at the discretion of the Seller and J.P. Morgan Cazenove. The price at which the Placing Shares are to be placed and the final number of Placing Shares will be agreed by the Seller and J.P. Morgan Cazenove at the close of the bookbuilding process. The details will be announced as soon as practicable after the close of the bookbuilding process.

Enquiries:

J.P. Morgan Cazenove +44 207 742 4000

Ben Davies

Laurene Danon

The distribution of this announcement and the offer and sale of the Placing Shares in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. The Placing Shares may not be offered to the public in any jurisdiction in circumstances which would require the preparation or registration of any prospectus or offering document relating to the Placing Shares in such jurisdiction. No action has been taken by the Seller, J.P. Morgan Cazenove or any of their affiliates that would permit an offering of the Placing Shares or possession or distribution of this announcement or any other offering or publicity material relating to such securities in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required.

This announcement is not for publication, distribution or release, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America (including its territories and dependencies, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia, Canada or Japan or any other jurisdiction where such an announcement would be unlawful. The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession this document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States, except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Neither this document nor the information contained herein constitutes or forms part of an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States. There will be no public offer of any securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction.

In member states of the European Economic Area ("EEA") which have implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a "Relevant Member State"), this announcement and any offer if made subsequently is directed exclusively at persons who are "qualified investors" within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive ("Qualified Investors"). For these purposes, the expression 'Prospectus Directive' means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the expression '2010 PD Amending Directive' means Directive 2010/73/EU. In the United Kingdom this announcement is directed exclusively at Qualified Investors (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, as amended (the "Order") or (ii) who fall within Article 49(2)(A) to (D) of the Order, and (iii) to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated.

This announcement is not an offer of securities or investments for sale nor a solicitation of an offer to buy securities or investments in any jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation would be unlawful. No action has been taken that would permit an offering of the securities or possession or distribution of this announcement in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required. Persons into whose possession this announcement comes are required to inform themselves about and to observe any such restrictions.

In connection with the Offering, J.P. Morgan Cazenove and any of its affiliates acting as an investor for its own account may take up a proprietary position any Placing Shares and in that capacity may retain, purchase or sell for their own account such Placing Shares. In addition they may enter into financing arrangements and swaps with investors in connection with which they may from time to time acquire, hold or dispose of Placing Shares. J.P. Morgan Cazenove does not intend to disclose the extent of any such investment or transactions other than in accordance with any legal or regulatory obligation to do so.

J.P. Morgan Securities plc, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, is acting on behalf of the Seller and no one else in connection with the Offering and will not be responsible to any other person for providing the protections afforded to any of their clients or for providing advice in relation to any offering of the Placing Shares. J.P. Morgan Securities plc will not regard any other person as their client in relation to the Offering. J.P. Morgan Securities plc conducts its UK investment banking activities as J.P. Morgan Cazenove.

This document includes statements that are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms "intends", "expects", "will", or "may", or, in each case, their negative or other variations or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. These forward-looking statements include all matters that are not historical facts. Any forward-looking statements are subject to risks relating to future events and assumptions relating to the Company's business, in particular from changes in political conditions, economic conditions, evolving business strategy, or the retail industry. No assurances can be given that the forward-looking statements in this document will be realised. As a result, no undue reliance should be placed on these forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results or otherwise.

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