Takeover Code—Rule 14—Where there is more than one class of share capital

The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Takeover Code—Rule 14—Where there is more than one class of share capital
  • Mini-index
  • Rule 14—Setting the scene
  • Rule 14.1—Comparable offers
  • Rule 14.2—Separate offers for each class
  • Rule 14—Related Code Rules, Notes and Appendices

Takeover Code—Rule 14—Where there is more than one class of share capital

This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Rule 14 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) and highlights relevant materials, commentary and guidance from the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (Panel), as well as Lexis®PSL analysis and resources, to give practical guidance on the interpretation and application of Rule 14.

Materials covered in this Resource Note include:

  1. detailed notes accompanying the Code (Notes), which expand on the intended manner of the implementation of the Rules and relevant Appendices dealing with specific issues

  2. Practice Statements issued by the Panel Executive (the body that carries out the day-to-day work of takeover supervision and regulation of the Code) (Executive) to provide informal guidance as to how the Executive normally interprets and applies the Code

  3. Panel Statements published by the Panel (P/S) and Panel Instruments

  4. Public Consultation Papers (PCP) and Response Statements (RS) published by the Code Committee

  5. relevant Lexis®PSL and LexisLibrary resources

Mini-index

Rule 14—Setting the scene

Rule 14.1—Comparable offers

Rule 14.2—Separate offers for each class

Rule 14—Related Code Rules, Notes and Appendices

Rule 14—Setting the scene

Link to Rule 14 and Notes on Rule 14Code
What it coversRule 14 deals with the situation where an offer (principal offer) is made for equity shares of an offeree which has more than one class of share

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