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THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT DIRECTED AT OR ACCESSIBLE BY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ANY PERSONS LOCATED IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND OR SOUTH AFRICA OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE TENDER OFFER WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
This website and the information contained herein are not intended for, and must not be accessed by, or distributed or disseminated to, persons resident or physically present in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“Hong Kong”), Japan, New Zealand or South Africa or in any other jurisdiction in which it would be unlawful. Access to the information and documents contained on the following website may be illegal in certain jurisdictions, and only certain categories of persons may be authorized to access such information and documents. All persons residing outside of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa who wish to have access to the documents contained on this website should first ensure that they are not subject to local laws or regulations that prohibit or restrict their right to access this website, or require registration or approval for any acquisition of securities by them. Neither Crayfish BidCo Oy (the “Offeror”) nor Caverion Corporation (“Caverion”) assumes any responsibility if there is a violation of applicable law or regulations by any person.
The tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) is made for all of the issued and outstanding shares in Caverion, a Finnish company, which are not held by Caverion or its subsidiaries (the “Shares”). Offers will not be made directly or indirectly in any jurisdiction where either an offer or participation therein is prohibited by applicable law or where any tender offer document or registration or other requirements would apply in addition to those undertaken in Finland.
The Tender Offer is not being made, and the Shares will not be accepted for purchase from or on behalf of persons, directly or indirectly, in any jurisdiction in which the making or acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with applicable laws or regulations of such jurisdiction or would require any registration, approval or other measures with any regulatory authority not expressly contemplated by the tender offer document (the “Tender Offer Document”). The Tender Offer Document, when published, and any related materials will not, and must not be, mailed, forwarded, transmitted or otherwise distributed or sent in or into or from any jurisdiction where it would be prohibited by the applicable laws or regulations. In particular, the Tender Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into (including by use of, or by any means or instrumentality, for example, e-mail, post, facsimile transmission, telephone or internet, of interstate or foreign commerce, or any facilities of a national securities exchange) Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa. Any purported acceptance of the Tender Offer that is a direct or indirect consequence of a breach or violation of these restrictions shall be null and void.
The full terms and conditions of the Tender Offer will be set out in the Tender Offer Document. In deciding whether or not to accept the Tender Offer, shareholders of Caverion should rely only on the information provided in the Tender Offer Document.
Notice to shareholders in the United Kingdom
The Tender Offer and any documents or materials relating to the Tender Offer are not being made and have not been approved by an authorized person for the purposes of Section 21 of the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (the “FSMA”). The communication of any documents or materials relating to the Tender Offer is exempt from the restriction on financial promotions under Section 21 of the FSMA on the basis that it is a communication by or on behalf of a body corporate which relates to a transaction to acquire day to day control of the affairs of a body corporate; or to acquire 50 percent or more of the voting shares in a body corporate, within Article 62 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005.
Notice to shareholders of Caverion in the United States
The Tender Offer will be made for the issued and outstanding shares of Caverion, which is domiciled in Finland. The Tender Offer is being made in reliance on, and in compliance with, Rule 14d-1(c) under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Offer is being made for securities of a non-US company. The Tender Offer is being made in accordance with the disclosure and procedural requirements of Finnish law, including with respect to the Tender Offer timetable, settlement procedures, withdrawal, waiver of conditions and timing of payments, which may differ from those of the United States. In particular, any financial information included in this website has been prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards in Finland which may not be comparable to the financial statements or financial information of U.S. companies.
To the extent permissible under applicable law or regulations, the Offeror and its affiliates or its brokers and its brokers’ affiliates (acting as agents for the Offeror or its affiliates, as applicable) may from time to time and during the pendency of the Tender Offer, and other than pursuant to the Tender Offer, directly or indirectly purchase or arrange to purchase Shares or any securities that are convertible into, exchangeable for or exercisable for Shares. These purchases may occur either in the open market at prevailing prices or in private transactions at negotiated prices. To the extent information about such purchases or arrangements to purchase is made public in Finland, such information will be disclosed by means of a press release or other means reasonably calculated to inform U.S. shareholders of Caverion of such information. In addition, the financial advisers to the Offeror may also engage in ordinary course trading activities in securities of Caverion, which may include purchases or arrangements to purchase such securities. Any information about such purchases will be made public in Finland to the extent, and in the manner required by, Finnish law.
Neither the United States Securities and Exchange Commission nor any U.S. state securities commission has approved or disapproved the Tender Offer, passed upon the merits or fairness of the Tender Offer, or passed any comment upon the adequacy, accuracy or completeness of the disclosure in relation to the Tender Offer. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offence in the United States.
Caverion is organized under the laws of Finland, and the Offeror is organized under the laws of Finland. Some or all of the officers and directors of the Offeror and Caverion, respectively, are residents of countries other than the United States. In addition, most of the assets of the Offeror and Caverion are located outside the United States. As a result, it may be difficult for U.S. shareholders to enforce their rights and any claim they may have arising under the U.S. federal securities laws. U.S. shareholders may not be able to sue a foreign company or its officers or directors in a foreign court for violations of the U.S. securities laws, and it may be difficult to compel a foreign company and its affiliates to subject themselves to a U.S. court’s judgement.
This information on the following pages contains statements that, to the extent they are not historical facts, constitute “forward-looking statements”. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, expectations, projections, objectives, targets, goals, strategies, future events, future revenues or performance, capital expenditures, financing needs, plans or intentions relating to acquisitions, competitive strengths and weaknesses, plans or goals relating to financial position, future operations and development, business strategy and the trends in the industries and the political and legal environment and other information that is not historical information. In some instances, they can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms “believes”, “intends”, “may”, “will” or “should” or, in each case, their negative or variations on comparable terminology. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks, uncertainties and assumptions, both general and specific, and risks exist that the predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. Given these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as at the date of publication of the relevant information.
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