Marine Harvest ASA : MARINE HARVEST: REQUIRED ACCEPTANCE LEVEL OF 33.4 PER
CENT IN THE OFFER FOR CERMAQ
Reference is made to previous stock exchange notices regarding the offer from
Marine Harvest ASA ("Marine Harvest") for all outstanding shares in Cermaq ASA
("Cermaq"). The Board of Directors in Marine Harvest has received substantial
support for its intention to combine the two companies. In order to facilitate
such a combination in the best possible way, the Board of Directors of Marine
Harvest has decided to reduce the required acceptance level in the increased
voluntary offer for Cermaq to 33.4 per cent; as was stated in the stock
exchange notice as of 31 May 2013. The Board of Directors of Marine Harvest
will furthermore put forward the offer without any condition regarding due
Marine Harvest is offering 8.6 shares in Marine Harvest in addition to NOK
53.25 in cash per share in Cermaq. Other terms and conditions are stated in
previous stock exchange notices and will be described in an offer document
that is expected to be distributed later this week.
The offer period will be initiated as soon as the offer document is approved
by the Oslo Stock Exchange and available for distribution. The offer period is
now expected to commence at 09.00 CET on 6 June 2013 and expire at 09.00 CET
on 21 June 2013.
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offer to sell or issue, exchange or otherwise dispose of, buy or subscribe
for, any securities. This information does not constitute investment, legal,
tax, accountancy or other advice or a recommendation with respect to such
securities, nor does it constitute the solicitation of any vote or approval in
any jurisdiction. There shall not be any offer or sale of securities in any
jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior
to registration or qualification under the applicable securities laws of any
such jurisdiction (or under exemption from such requirements).
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to
section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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