23 February 2018
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO, THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN, SOUTH AFRICA OR ANY MEMBER STATE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (OTHER THAN THE UK) OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO MIGHT CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.
This announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus. Investors should not purchase or subscribe for any transferable securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information contained in the prospectus published by Utilico Emerging Markets Trust plc (the Company) in connection with the proposed re-domiciliation of the Utilico Emerging Markets Limited (UEM) by way of a scheme of arrangement under section 99 of the Companies Act 1981 of Bermuda (the Scheme) under which ordinary shareholders of UEM will exchange all their ordinary shares, on a one for one basis, for ordinary shares in the Company (the Prospectus).
This announcement is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction where to do so might constitute a violation of the relevant laws or regulations of such jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor any part of it shall form the basis of or be relied on in connection with or act as an inducement to enter into any contract or commitment whatsoever. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, this announcement does not constitute a recommendation regarding any securities.
UTILICO EMERGING MARKETS TRUST PLC
Publication of Prospectus in relation to the Scheme
The Board of Directors of the Company are pleased to announce that the Company has today published a prospectus (the "Prospectus") in connection with the re-domiciliation of UEM Limited to the United Kingdom and issue of ordinary shares pursuant to the Scheme.
A copy of the Prospectus will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and on the Company's website: www.uem.limited.
Name of contact and telephone number for enquiries:
ICM Investment Management Limited
Charles Jillings / Alastair Moreton 01372 271486
Gay Collins / Mike Foster 07798 626282