PembrokeÂ VCTÂ plc
Publication of Prospectus and Circular
PembrokeÂ VCTÂ plc (the â€œCompanyâ€) has today published a prospectus (the â€œProspectusâ€) in relation to the offer for subscription of up to Â£20 million of B Ordinary Shares of 1p each in the capital of the Company with an over-allotment facility for up to a further Â£10 million of B Ordinary Shares (the â€œOfferâ€).
The Company has also today published a circular (the â€œCircularâ€) convening a shareholder general meeting (the â€œGeneral Meetingâ€) to be held at 3 Cadogan Gate, London SW1X 0AS at 11.00am on 8 January 2018 at which resolutions will be put to Shareholders to approve the issue of further shares in the Company (under the Offer and otherwise) and the cancellation of the share premium account of the Company.
Copies of the Circular and Prospectus are available from Tamara Warren at Oakley Investment ManagersÂ LLPÂ (020 7766 2836).
Subject to shareholder approval at the General Meeting, the offer of further B Ordinary Shares is expected to become unconditional with effect from 8 January 2018 (the date of the General Meeting) and will close not later than 12.00pm on 5 April 2018 in respect of the 2017/2018 Offer and not later than 5.00pm on 29 June 2018 in respect of the 2018/2019 Offer, or as soon as the Offer is fully subscribed. The closing date of the Offer, and the deadline for receipt of applications for the final allotment with respect to the 2018/19 Offer, may be extended by the Directors at their absolute discretion to a date no later than 30 November 2018.
Application has been made for the admission of the further B Ordinary Shares to be issued under the Offer to listing on the premium section of theÂ UKLAâ€™s Official List and to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. It is expected that new B Ordinary Shares will be issued throughout the period of the Offer until it closes.
Pursuant to an offer agreement dated 1 December 2017 relating to the Offer between, among others, the Company and Oakley Capital Limited (â€œOakleyâ€), Oakley, as co-promoter of the Offer, will receive a commission of up to 5.5% of accepted applications. As Oakley is an associate of one of the directors of the Company and, therefore, a related party of the Company under the Listing Rules, the payment of such commission by the Company to Oakley is a transaction to which Listing Rule 11.1.10R applies.
Pursuant to a Deed of Variation dated 1 December 2017 the terms of the Investment Management Agreement with the Companyâ€™s investment manager, Oakley Investment ManagersÂ LLP(â€œOIMâ€) was varied so as to provide for a revised definition of Annual Running Costs.Â OIM, as the Companyâ€™s investment manager, is a related party of the Company under the Listing Rules and, accordingly, this is a transaction to which Listing Rule 11.1.10R applies.
The B Ordinary Share class was launched in October 2014, and to date the Company has invested Â£14 million from its B Ordinary Share pool in 27 companies (of which 26 remain active investments).
A copy of the Prospectus is available, free of charge, from the registered office of the Company at 3 Cadogan Gate, London, SW1X 0AS.
Copies of the Prospectus and the Circular will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing online at the following website:
For further information, please contact:
PembrokeÂ VCTÂ plc
020 7766 6900
Oakley Investment ManagersÂ LLPÂ (Manager)
020 7766 6900
Andrew Wolfson / Simon Male
Kin Capital Limited, Co-promoter to the Offer
0203 743 3100 / 0203 743 3122
Richard Hoskins / Tom Hopkins
The City Partnership (UK) Limited (Company Secretary)
0131 510 7465
07917 080 365