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Bell Food Group Ltd publishes offer prospectus regarding public tender offer for Hügli Holding Aktiengesellschaft
26.02.2018, Ad hoc release pursuant to Art. 53 LR, Switzerland
As indicated in the pre-announcement of the offer on 15 January 2018 and the press release of 8 February 2018 Bell Food Group Ltd today publishes the offer prospectus regarding its public tender offer for all publicly held bearer shares in Hügli Holding Aktiengesellschaft (Hügli).
The offer prospectus as well as further publications of Bell Food Group Ltd in connection with the public tender offer are available on the website www.bellfoodgroup.com/publictenderoffer.
The main offer period will start on 13 March 2018 and is expected to end on 25 April 2018. The expected settlement date for the offer is the 25 May 2018.
|26 February 201||Publication of offer prospectus|
|27 February 2018||Start of cooling-off period|
|12 March 2018||End of cooling-off period|
|13 March 2018||Start of main offer period|
Opening of the second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange for tendered bearer shares in Hügli
|10 April 2018||Expected publication of annual report of Hügli|
|25 April 2018, 4:00 p.m. CEST||End of main offer period*|
|26 April 2018||Provisional notice of the interim results of the offer*|
|02 May 2018||Definitive notice of the interim results of the offer*|
|03 May 2018||Start of additional acceptance period*|
|17 May 2018, 4:00 p.m. CEST||End of additional acceptance period*|
Closing of the second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange for tendered bearer shares in Hügli
|18 May 2018||Provisional notice of the end results of the offer*|
|24 May 2018||Definitive notice of the end results of the offer*|
|25 May 2018||Settlement of the offer*|
* Bell Food Group Ltd reserves the right to extend the main offer period once or several times, in which case the above dates will be deferred accordingly. In addition, Bell Food Group Ltd reserves the right to postpone the settlement of the offer.