(The following press release from Goldman Sachs was received by
e-mail. The sender verified the statement.)
2 October 2013
Sale of Sports Direct International plc shares
Appleby Trust, acting in its capacity as nominee for certain
executives and members of senior management of Sports Direct
International plc announces that it has agreed to sell
approximately 3.9 million shares of Sports Direct International
plc to Goldman Sachs International.
This announcement is for information purposes only and is not an
offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any
The offering will only be available to the following persons in
the United Kingdom: (i) persons having professional experience
in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5)
of the U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial
Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”); and (ii) persons falling
within Article 49 of the Order or to persons to whom it may
otherwise lawfully be communicated. If you are in the United
Kingdom and do not fall into one of the above categories, you
will not be eligible to participate in the offering, and you
should not act upon, or rely on, this announcement.
The offer and sale of the securities referred to in this
announcement has not been, nor will it be, registered under the
United States Securities Act of 1933 and the securities may not
be offered or sold in the United States absent such registration
or an applicable exemption from registration. There will be no
public offering of the securities in the United States in
connection with this transaction.
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