Infosys Limited's American Depositary Shares Approved for Listing on NYSE
BANGALORE, India, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Infosys, a global leader in consulting
and technology, today announced that the French Autorité des marchés
financiers (AMF) has approved the Company's prospectus for admission of its
American Depositary Shares for listing and trading on the Professional Segment
of NYSE Euronext Paris, and has granted visa number 13-029, dated February 13,
2013, on the Prospectus. The listing is addressed to qualified investors. The
attention of investors is drawn to the risk factors described in the
Infosys has also applied for admission to listing and trading on NYSE Euronext
London. On February 12, 2013, Euronext Paris S.A. approved Infosys'
application for listing and trading its American Depositary Shares on NYSE
Euronext Paris, and LIFFE Administration and Management approved its
application for trading of its American Depositary Shares on NYSE Euronext
London. Infosys has made an application for admission of its American
Depositary Shares to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority (UKLA) and
currently expects that the UKLA will approve its listing application following
a listing hearing, which is currently expected to take place on February 18,
Infosys' American Depositary Shares are scheduled to begin trading on the
Euronext exchanges and to be admitted to the Official List of the UKLA on
February 20, 2013. The Company's American Depositary Shares will trade under
the symbol "INFY" and be denominated in Euros on the Euronext exchanges. This
listing will not alter Infosys' share count, capital structure, or current
stock listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), where it also trades
under the symbol "INFY".
The Euronext listings are intended to attract investors based outside of India
and the United States, particularly in Europe, to provide greater access to
Infosys' American Depositary Shares among European fund managers who may be
required to invest in Euro-zone markets or currencies only, thereby promoting
additional access for all investors and broadening the trading window
available for Infosys global investors. As an NYSE listed company, Infosys
Limited obtained its cross listing on the NYSE Euronext Paris Professional
Segment through the Fast Path program.
Copies of the Prospectus may be obtained free of charge from Infosys Limited
at Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 560100, from
its paying agent, BNP Paribas Securities Services (Postal address: 3 rue
d'Antin, 75002 Paris, France), and on the websites of Infosys Limited
(http://www.infosys.com and the AMF http://www.amf-france.org). A copy of the
Prospectus will also be submitted to the UK's National Storage Mechanism. The
website of the National Storage Mechanism is: http://www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth.
That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative
companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology,
and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries
realize their goals.
Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys, with its 150,000+ people, is
Building Tomorrow's Enterprise(®) today.
Certain statements in this release concerning our proposed listing on the
Paris and London exchanges of NYSE Euronext are forward-looking statements,
which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements.
The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not
limited to, our ability to undertake the transactions and receive the
approvals necessary to list our ADS on the NYSE Euronext markets in Paris and
London. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking
statements that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company,
except as required by law and market rules.
Investor Relations: Avishek Lath, India, +91 (80) 4116
7744,firstname.lastname@example.org; Sandeep Mahindroo, US , +1 (646) 254
3133,email@example.com ; Media Relations: Sarah Vanita Gideon,
India, +91 (80) 4156 4998,Sarah_Gideon@infosys.com ; Paul De Lara, Europe,
+44 207 516 2748,Paul_deLara@infosys.com
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