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Mutares has made an irrevocable offer to acquire Lapeyre SAS and its subsidiaries
Munich/Paris, 09 November, 2020 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) has signed a binding offer to acquire the company Lapeyre SAS and its subsidiaries, a manufacturer and distributor of home renovation products, from Saint-Gobain (ISIN: FR0000125007).
The irrevocable offer is being studied by Saint-Gobain, will be presented to the worker’s representatives’ in order to obtain their opinion, and is subject to governmental/regulatory authorizations.
This release is an ad hoc notification pursuant to Article 17 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse. It is neither a financial analysis nor advice or recommendation relating to financial instruments, nor does it contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, securities of Mutares to any person in Australia, Canada, Japan, or the United States of America (the “United States”) or in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons, absent such registration, except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Subject to certain exceptions, the securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada or Japan. The offer and sale of the securities referred to herein has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada or Japan. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States.
Certain statements in this ad hoc notification are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions could adversely affect the outcome and financial consequences of the plans and events described herein. No one undertakes any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. You should not place any undue reliance on forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date of this ad hoc notification.