Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 11 March 2019 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange, announces today that it is amending its Offer to acquire Oslo Børs VPS’s outstanding shares by extending the Acceptance Period thereof. Following this, Euronext will continue to receive and accept acceptances of the Offer up to 1 April 2019 at 18:00 Central European Time. All other terms of its Offer as revised on 11 February 2019 remain unchanged. Defined terms with capital letters herein have the meaning as in Euronext’s Offer Document published on 14 January 2019 and available on www.euronext.com2.
The offer is being made to shareholders resident in the United States in reliance on the Tier I exemption pursuant to Rule 14d-1(c) under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). Euronext reserves the right to acquire or agree to acquire shares or rights to shares outside the offer during the acceptance period in accordance with applicable law and regulations and the provisions of the exemption provided under Rule 14e-5(b)(10) under the Exchange Act. Any of the purchases referred to in this paragraph may occur either in the open market at prevailing prices or in private transactions at negotiated prices. Information about such purchases will be disclosed as and if required by applicable securities laws.