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These materials are for information purposes only and are not intended to constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy the securities of Euronext N.V. (the "Company", and such securities, the "Securities") in the United States, Australia, Canada, South Africa or Japan or in any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Potential users of this information are requested to inform themselves about and to observe any such restrictions.
The Securities are not and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "US Securities Act") and will also not be registered with any authority competent with respect to securities in any state or other jurisdiction of the United States of America. The Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of America without either registration of the securities or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act being applicable. The Company has registered no part of the offering of the Securities in the United States of America or any other jurisdiction, nor has it the intention to do so. The Company has no intention to make a public offering of Securities in the United States.
In the United Kingdom, these materials are only being distributed to, and are only directed at, and any investment or investment activity to which they relate is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, "qualified investors" within the meaning of Article 2(e) of the Prospectus Regulation (as defined below) as it forms part of English law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and who are (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within the definition of "investment professionals" in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”); or (ii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Persons who are not relevant persons should not take any action on the basis of these materials and should not act or rely on them.
The Company has not authorised any offer to the public of Securities in any Member State of the European Economic Area other than Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal. With respect to any Member State of the European Economic Area, other than Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal (each a "Relevant Member State"), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of Securities requiring publication of a prospectus in any Relevant Member State. As a result, the Securities may only be offered in Relevant Member States (i) to any person that is a "qualified investor" within the meaning of Article 2(e) of the Prospectus Regulation; or (ii) in any other circumstances falling within Article 1(4) of the Prospectus Regulation. For the purpose of this paragraph, the expression "offer of securities to the public" means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the Securities to be offered so as to enable the investor to decide to purchase or subscribe for the Securities and the expression "Prospectus Regulation" means Regulation (EU) No 2017/1129 and includes any relevant delegated regulations.
No action has been taken by the Company that would permit an offer of Securities or the possession or distribution of these materials or any other offering or publicity material relating to such Securities in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required.
The release, publication or distribution of these materials in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and therefore persons in such jurisdictions into which they are released, published or distributed, should inform themselves about, and observe, such restrictions.
These materials may include statements that are, or may be deemed to be, ''forward-looking statements''. These forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms ''believes'', ''estimates'', ''plans'', ''projects'', ''targets'', ''anticipates'', ''expects'', ''intends'', ''may'', ''will'' or ''should'' or, in each case, their negative or other variations or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. Forward-looking statements may and often do differ materially from actual results. Any forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s current view with respect to future events and are subject to risks relating to future events and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the Company’s business, results of operations, financial position, liquidity, prospects, growth or strategies. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made.
Each of the Company, as well as BofA Securities, Crédit Agricole CIB, HSBC and J.P. Morgan (collectively, the “Underwriters”) and their respective affiliates expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update, review or revise any forward-looking statement contained in these materials whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
The Underwriters are acting exclusively for the Company and no one else in connection with any offering of Securities. They will not regard any other person as their respective clients in relation to any offering of Securities and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients nor for providing advice in relation to any offering of Securities, the contents of these materials or any transaction, arrangement or other matter referred to herein.