Published: 2015-10-28 10:19:41 CET
Nasdaq Riga
Announcement from the exchange

AS “Citadele banka” informs about Webinar

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This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction.  The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.  Securities Act of 1933 as amended (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States except to "qualified institutional buyers" as defined in, and in reliance on, Rule 144A  or another exemption, or a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements under the Securities Act.  All offers and sales of securities outside of the United States will be made in reliance on, and in compliance with, Regulation S under the Securities Act.  There is no intention to register any securities referred to herein in the United States or to make a public offering of the securities in the United States. 
This announcement does not constitute or form part of, and should not be construed as, an offer of securities to the public in the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, this information is only being distributed to, and is only directed at, (1) investors who are “qualified investors” within the meaning of Article 2(1)(e) of the Prospectus Directive (Directive No. 2003/71/EC and amendments thereto, including Directive No. 2010/73/EU and who are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”) or (2) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a)-(d) of the Order, or (3) persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated.

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AS “Citadele banka” informs about Webinar

AS „Citadele banka” is organizing a webinar scheduled on November 2, 2015 at 15:30 (EET) (14:15 in Latvian). Residents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are invited to participate. Please note that attendees have to register for the webinar in advance – detailed information on the registration process is available below.

The webinar will be hosted by Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board Mr. Guntis Belavskis together with Chief Financial Officer Aldis Paegle. During the webinar the executives will speak about the AS “Citadele banka” launch of an initial public offering on the Nasdaq Riga and the London Stock Exchange. The presentation will be held in English.

Following successful registration please send in your questions until October 30 16:00 (EET) to Lasma.Pilege@nasdaq.com. Please note that due to the limited time, there will be no possibility to ask questions during the webinar.

Registration process
To follow the webinar, you will need a computer with an internet connection and headphones.
To join the webinar, you need to register in advance via attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/648837574877759745.
Please note that the webinar is for residents of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Your participation may be refused if this criterion is not met. There are a limited number of places available and applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

What is a corporate webinar?
A corporate webinar is a virtual conference, during which a company’s representative provides information about the company. A webinar provides an opportunity to receive information directly from the company while being located anywhere.
For more information on the webinar service please visit: www.nasdaqbaltic.com/en/products-services/webinars-3/.

   

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER

This announcement is not a prospectus and investors should not purchase any shares referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the prospectus published by AS „Citadele banka” (the “Company”) in connection with the proposed IPO. The information contained in this announcement is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. 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. The information in this announcement is subject to change. No obligation is undertaken to update this announcement or to correct any inaccuracies, and the distribution of this announcement shall not be deemed to be any form of commitment on the part of the Company to proceed with the IPO or any transaction or arrangement referred to herein. This announcement has not been approved by any competent regulatory authority.

This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe for any shares or any other securities nor shall it (or any part of it) or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with or act as an inducement to enter into, any contract or commitment whatsoever. The IPO and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the IPO in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession this announcement, any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

In particular, this announcement does not contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, securities to any person in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan, or in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the Securities Act or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The offer and sale of the securities referred to herein has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States.

This announcement has been prepared on the basis that any offers of securities referred to herein in any Member State of the EEA will be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Directive from the requirement to publish a prospectus for offers of such securities. The information set forth in this announcement is only being distributed to, and directed at, persons in Member States of EEA which have implemented the Prospectus Directive (Directive No. 2003/71/EC and amendments thereto, including Directive No. 2010/73/EU, to the extent implemented in the relevant Member State) (the “Relevant Member State”) who are qualified investors (“Qualified Investors”) within the meaning of Article 2(1)(e) of the Prospectus Directive.  In addition, in the United Kingdom, this information is only being distributed to, and is only directed at, (1) Qualified Investors who are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”) or (2) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a)-(d) of the Order, or (3) persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons, together, being referred to as “relevant persons”).

None of the Company, the Managers or any of their respective subsidiary undertakings, affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers, agents or any other person accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for, or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the truth, accuracy, completeness or fairness of the information or opinions in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or any other information relating to the Company or associated companies, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic form, and howsoever transmitted or made available or for any loss howsoever arising from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise arising in connection therewith.

This announcement does not constitute a recommendation concerning the IPO. The price and value of securities and any income from them can go down as well as up and  you could lose your entire investment. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Information in this announcement cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance. Before purchasing any securities, persons viewing this announcement should ensure that they fully understand and accept the risks which will be set out in the offering prepared for the IPO, when published. There is no guarantee that the IPO will happen and potential investors should not base their financial or investment decisions on the intentions of the Company or any other person in relation to the IPO at this stage. Potential investors should consult a professional adviser as to the suitability of the IPO for the person concerned.

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These forward looking statements and other statements contained in this announcement regarding matters that are not historical facts involve predictions. No assurance can be given that such future results will be achieved; actual events or results may differ materially as a result of risks and uncertainties facing the Company. Such risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results indicated, expressed or implied in such forward looking statements. The forward looking statements contained in this announcement speak only as of the date of this document. The Company and the Managers expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained in this document to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which such statements are based unless required to do so by applicable law.