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Seplat PetDevCom Plc - Confirmation on Post-Offer Intentions on Eland

RNS Number : 9202I
Seplat Petroleum Development Co PLC
17 December 2020
 

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING MADE PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 19.6(C) OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE "CODE"), WHICH, INTER ALIA, REQUIRES A PARTY TO AN OFFER TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END OF A PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE OFFER PERIOD ENDED CONFIRMING WHETHER IT HAS TAKEN, OR NOT TAKEN, THE COURSE OF ACTION SET OUT IN ITS STATED INTENTIONS.

 

SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY PLC ("Seplat" or the "Company")

Rule 19.6(c) confirmation with respect to stated post-offer intentions
with regard to Eland Oil and Gas plc now Eland Oil and Gas Limited ("Eland")

Lagos and London - 17 December 2020 :Seplat announces that further to the completion of its recommended cash offer for Eland, which was effected by way of court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 on 17 December 2019, it has duly confirmed in writing to The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers in accordance with the requirements of Rule 19.6(c) of the Code that Seplat has complied with its post-offer intention statements made pursuant to Rules 2.7(c)(iv), 19.6 and 24.2 of the Code, as originally detailed in Seplat's 2.7 announcement of 15 October 2019 and Eland's scheme document published on 28 October 2019.

Enquiries:

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc


Emeka Onwuka, CFO

+234 (01) 277 0400

Chioma Nwachuku, GM External Affairs and Communications

 

 

Edith Onwuchekwa, Company Secretary and General Counsel


Carl Franklin, Head of Investor Relations

+44 (0) 203 725 6500



FTI Consulting

Ben Brewerton / Sara Powell

 

 

 

 

+44 (0)203 7271 000

 

Notes to editors

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc is a leading indigenous Nigerian energy company with a strategic focus on Nigeria, listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") (LSE:SEPL) and Nigerian Stock Exchange ("NSE") (NSE:SEPLAT). Seplat is pursuing a Nigeria focused growth strategy and is well-positioned to participate in future divestment programmes by the international oil companies, farm-in opportunities and future licensing rounds.  For further information please refer to the company website, http://seplatpetroleum.com/

 

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