Publication of Circular
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4 July 2019
THE UNITE GROUP PLC (THE "COMPANY" OR "UNITE")
PUBLICATION OF CIRCULAR
Further to the announcement made yesterday by the Unite Group plc in relation to the acquisition of Liberty Living Group Plc (together with its subsidiary undertakings, "Liberty Living") from Liberty Living Holdings Inc. ("CPPIB Holdco"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") (the "Acquisition"), Unite announces that a circular dated 4 July 2019 has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") (the "Circular").
Copies of the Circular and a Form of Proxy in relation to the general meeting will be posted to Unite shareholders today. Completion of the Acquisition remains conditional on, amongst other things, the approval of Unite shareholders and accordingly the Circular contains a notice of general meeting of the Company's shareholders to be convened at 10:30 a.m. on 23 July 2019 at the offices of Numis Securities Limited, The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LT. The procedures and timings for the appointment of a proxy are set out in the notes to the notice of the general meeting at the back of the Circular.
The Circular will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, where it will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm. In addition, the Circular is available to view on the Company's website (www.unite-group.co.uk) and will be available for inspection at the offices of Unite Group plc, South Quay House, Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL.
For further information please contact:
The Unite Group
Richard Smith, Chief Executive Officer
Joe Lister, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0) 117 302 7005
J.P. Morgan Cazenove (Joint Financial Adviser and Joint Bookrunner)
+44 (0) 20 7742 4000
Numis (Sole Sponsor, Joint Financial Adviser and Joint Bookrunner)
+44 (0) 20 7260 1000
Powerscourt (PR Adviser to Unite)
+44 (0) 20 7250 1446
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