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Advancedadvt Limited - Response to Next Fifteen offer for M&C Saatchi

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Advancedadvt Limited
20 May 2022



20 May 2022


AdvancedAdvT Limited




Response to Next Fifteen Communications plc offer for M&C Saatchi plc


The board of AdvancedAdvT notes today's announcement by Next Fifteen Communications plc regarding its offer for M&C Saatchi plc.


The board of AdvancedAdvT is considering its options. A further announcement will be made as and when appropriate.


Together, AdvancedAdvT and Vin Murria own 22.3% of M&C Saatchi plc's issued share capital.





AdvancedAdvT Limited

+44 (0) 20 7004 2700

Antoinette Vanderpuije

Investec Bank plc

+44 (0)20 7597 5970

Christopher Baird, Alex Wright, Carlton Nelson, Nick Prowting

Meare Consulting

+44 (0)7990 858548

Adrian Duffield


Further Information

Terms not defined in this announcement shall have the meaning given to them in the firm offer announcement released by AdvancedAdvT on 17 May 2022.

This announcement is for information purposes only and is not intended to and does not constitute, or form part of, an offer, invitation or the solicitation of an offer or invitation to purchase, or otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of any securities, or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction pursuant to the Offer or otherwise, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer of securities of M&C Saatchi pursuant to the Offer or otherwise in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable laws.

Investec, which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (the "PRA") and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and PRA in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively as financial adviser to ADV and for no one else in connection with the Offer and will not be responsible to any person other than ADV for providing the protections afforded to clients of Investec, nor for providing advice in relation to the Offer, the content of this announcement or any matter referred to in this announcement. Neither Investec nor any of its subsidiaries, branches or affiliates owes or accepts any duty, liability or responsibility whatsoever (whether direct or indirect, whether in contract, in tort, under statute or otherwise) to any person who is not a client of Investec in connection with this announcement, any statement contained herein or otherwise.

Overseas Jurisdictions

The release, publication or distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom may be restricted by law and therefore any persons who are subject to the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom should inform themselves about and observe any applicable requirements.  This announcement has been prepared for the purpose of complying with English law and the Code and the information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this announcement had been prepared in accordance with the laws of jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom. Copies of this announcement and any formal documentation relating to the Offer are not being, and must not be, directly or indirectly, mailed or otherwise forwarded, distributed or sent in or into or from any Restricted Jurisdiction and persons receiving such documents (including custodians, nominees and trustees) must not mail or otherwise forward, distribute or send it in or into or from any Restricted Jurisdiction. 

The Offer will be subject to the applicable requirements of the Code, the AIM Rules, the London Stock Exchange and the FCA.

Publication on website

In accordance with Rule 26 of the Takeover Code, a copy of this announcement will be made available, subject to certain restrictions relating to persons resident in Restricted Jurisdictions, on ADV's website at by no later than noon (London time) on the day following this announcement. The content of this website is not incorporated into and does not form part of this announcement.



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