Nostrum Oil & Gas plc announces admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange
Nostrum Oil & Gas plc
20 June 2014
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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AN ADVERTISEMENT AND NOT A PROSPECTUS AND INVESTORS SHOULD NOT SUBSCRIBE FOR OR PURCHASE ANY SHARES REFERRED TO IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT EXCEPT ON THE BASIS OF INFORMATION IN THE PROSPECTUS DATED 20 MAY 2014 AND THE SUPPLEMENTARY PROSPECTUS DATED 13 JUNE 2014 PUBLISHED BY NOSTRUM OIL & GAS PLC IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADMISSION OF ITS ORDINARY SHARES (“SHARES”) TO THE PREMIUM SEGMENT OF THE OFFICIAL LIST OF THE UK LISTING AUTHORITY AND TO TRADING ON THE MAIN MARKET FOR LISTED SECURITIES OF LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC (TOGETHER, “ADMISSION”). COPIES OF THE PROSPECTUS AND THE SUPPLEMENTARY PROSPECTUS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE REGISTERED OFFICE OF THE COMPANY
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A PROSPECTUS AND NOT AN OFFER OF SECURITIES FOR SALE TO U.S. PERSONS OR IN ANY JURISDICTION, INCLUDING IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN.
THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN MAY NOT BE SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED. NOSTRUM OIL & GAS PLC DOES NOT INTEND TO REGISTER ANY OF THE SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC OFFERING OF THE SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.
NOSTRUM OIL & GAS PLC ANNOUNCES ADMISSION TO TRADING ON THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
The Directors of Nostrum Oil & Gas plc (the “Company”), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in North-Western Kazakhstan, are pleased to announce that the ordinary share capital of the Company of 188,182,958 shares (the “Shares”) has been admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange plc’s main market for listed securities (together, “Admission”) today under the ticker “NOG”. Further information about the Company is available on its website at www.nog.co.uk.
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The information contained in this announcement is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its accuracy or completeness. The material set forth herein is for informational purposes only and is not intended, and should not be construed, as an offer of securities for sale in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
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This announcement is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States. The Shares described herein have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the laws of any state, and may not be offered or sold within the United States, except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state laws. The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
This announcement does not contain or constitute an offer for sale or subscription of, or the solicitation of an offer or an invitation to buy or subscribe for securities, to any person in any jurisdiction. The Shares referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Canada, Australia or Japan. Subject to certain exceptions, the Shares referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. There will be no public offer of the Shares in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan.
This announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus and investors should not subscribe for any transferable securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the Prospectus and the Supplementary Prospectus. No reliance may or should be placed by any person for any purposes whatsoever on the information contained in this announcement or on its completeness, accuracy or fairness.
Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch (the “Sponsor”) is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA”) and regulated in the United Kingdom by the PRA and the Financial Conduct Authority and is acting exclusively for the Company and no‑one else in connection with Admission and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as its respective client in relation to Admission and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients, nor for giving advice in relation to Admission, the contents of this announcement or any transaction or arrangements referred to in this announcement.
Apart from the responsibilities and liabilities, if any, which may be imposed on the Sponsor and its directors, officers, employees, advisers, agents or affiliates, the Sponsor accepts no responsibility whatsoever for, nor makes any representation or warranty expressed or implied as to, the contents of this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement), including its accuracy, completeness or verification in connection with the Company or the Shares. The Sponsor and its affiliates accordingly disclaim all and any liability whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise (save as referred to above) which they might otherwise have in respect of this announcement or its contents otherwise arising in connection herewith.
Any purchase of Shares should be made solely on the basis of the information contained in the Prospectus dated 20 May 2014 and the Supplementary Prospectus dated 13 June 2014 issued by the Company in connection with Admission.
About Nostrum Oil & Gas
Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC is an independent oil and gas company currently engaging in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin. Its shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: NOG). The principal producing asset of Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC is the Chinarevskoye field, in which it holds a 100% interest and is the operator through its wholly-owned subsidiary Zhaikmunai LLP. In addition, Nostrum Oil & Gas holds a 100% interest in and is the operator of the Rostoshinskoye, Darinskoye and Yuzhno-Gremyachenskoye oil and gas fields through the same subsidiary. Located in the pre-Caspian basin to the north-west of Uralsk, these exploration and development fields are situated approximately 60 and 120 kilometres respectively from the Chinarevskoye field.
Some of the statements in this document are forward-looking. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the intent, belief and current expectations of the Partnership or its officers with respect to various matters. When used in this document, the words “expects,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “may,” “will,” “should” and similar expressions, and the negatives thereof, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are not promises or guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes to differ materially from those suggested by any such statements.