The CNMV registers Renta Corporación’s prospectus for stock exchange listing
Barcelona, 16 March 2006.
The CNMV ( Spanish Securities and Investment Board ) has registered the prospectus concerning the public offer for sale and subscription of the shares of Renta Corporación as part of the process of listing the company on the Madrid and Barcelona stock exchanges . The company will hold an introductory meeting for investors at the Barcelona and Madrid Stock Exchanges on 20 and 21 March, respectively, and will also be hosting customary roadshows in a number of European financial centres. The bookbuilding period for the portion of the offering to qualified investors in Spain starts on 20 March; the period for issuing purchase/subscription orders for the portion of the offering to retail investors starts on 21 March.
This document is a press release and not a prospectus. Investors should not therefore acquire or apply for any shares or other securities mentioned herein without having previously consulted the information contained within the official prospectus registered by the CNMV at today’s date and published by the company relating to the flotation of the Company’s shares on the Madrid and Barcelona stock exchanges. Copies of the prospectus will be available at the registered offices of the Company.
This document should in no way be construed as an offer or invitation to treat, nor does it represent an offer to buy or subscribe to shares in the Company. Likewise, the contents of this document and the fact that it has been distributed must not be used as, or form the basis for, any kind of contract or decision to invest and do not constitute any recommendation as regards the securities of the Company.
This document is directed only at persons outside the United Kingdom and may not be acted upon by persons in the United Kingdom .
The Offer is not subject to registration in any other country other than Spain . This is without prejudice to the standard international documents used to make qualifying investors living outside Spain aware of the Offer.In particular , it is stated that the shares made available under this Offer are not and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the U.S. Securities Act), nor have they been approved or disapproved by the Securities and Exchange Commission or by any other authority of the United States of America. As a result, the shares may not be offered or sold in the United States unless they are registered beforehand under the U.S. Securities Act or fall within one of the Act’s exemptions.
Lastly, neither this document nor any copy thereof may be taken or transmitted to the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan nor may they be distributed, either directly or indirectly, in the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan or given to residents of any of these countries.