23.3 FINANCIAL AND OTHER INFORMATION ON THE BIDDER, THE TARGET AND THE OFFER

Except with the consent of the Panel:

(a) where the Bidder is a company incorporated under the Companies Regulations 2015 and its shares are admitted to trading on a Abu Dhabi Global Market's securities exchange, the offer document must contain:
(i) the names of its directors;
(ii) the nature of its business and its financial and trading prospects;
(iii) details of the website address where its audited consolidated accounts for the last two financial years have been published and a statement that the accounts have been incorporated into the offer document by reference to that website in accordance with Paragraph 23.15;
(iv) details of the website address where any preliminary statement of annual results, half yearly financial report or interim financial information published since the date of its last published audited accounts have been published and a statement that any such statement, report or information has been incorporated into the offer document by reference to that website in accordance with Paragraph 23.15; in the case of a securities exchange offer, a description of any known significant change in its financial or trading position which has occurred since the end of the last financial period for which audited accounts, a preliminary statement of annual results, a half yearly financial report or interim financial information has been published, or provide an appropriate negative statement;
(v) a statement of the effect of full acceptance of the offer upon its earnings and assets and liabilities; and
(vi) a summary of the principal contents of each material contract (not being a contract entered into in the ordinary course of business) entered into by the Bidder or any of its subsidiaries during the period beginning two years before the commencement of the offer period, including particulars of dates, parties, terms and conditions and any consideration passing to or from the Bidder or any of its subsidiaries;
(b) if the Bidder is other than a company referred to in (a) above, the offer document must contain:
(i) in respect of the Bidder, the information described in (a) above (so far as appropriate) and such further information as the Panel may require in the particular circumstances of the case;
(ii) in respect of any person who has made (or proposes to make or increase) an investment in the Bidder for the purposes of the offer such that he has or will have a potential direct or indirect interest in any part of the capital of the Target which the Panel regards as equity capital, details of his identity and of his interest in the Bidder and such further information as the Panel may require in the particular circumstances of the case; and
(iii) in respect of any person not included in (ii) above whose pre existing interest in the Bidder is such that he has a potential direct or indirect interest of 5% or more in any part of the capital of the Target which the Panel regards as equity capital, details of his identity and of his interest in the Bidder and such further information as the Panel may require in the particular circumstances of the case;
(c) the offer document must contain summary details of any current ratings and outlooks publicly accorded to the Bidder and the Target by ratings agencies prior to the commencement of the offer period, any changes made to previous ratings or outlooks during the offer period, and a summary of the reasons given, if any, for any such changes;
(d) the offer document (including, where relevant, any revised offer document) must include:
(i) a heading stating "If you are in doubt about this offer you should consult an independent financial adviser authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations 2015";
(ii) the date when the document is published, the name and address of the Bidder (including, where the Bidder is a company, the type of company and the address of its registered office);
(iii) the identity of any person acting in concert with the Bidder and, to the extent that it is known, the Target, including, in the case of a company, its type, registered office and relationship with the Bidder and, where possible, with the Target;
(iv) details of each class of security for which the offer is made, including whether those securities will be transferred "cum" or "ex" any dividend and the maximum and minimum percentages of those securities which the Bidder undertakes to acquire;
(v) the terms of the offer, including the consideration offered for each class of security, the total consideration offered and particulars of the way in which the consideration is to be paid in accordance with Paragraph 30.8 or, in the case of a scheme of arrangement, see Paragraph 38.10;
(vi) all conditions to which the offer is subject;
(vii) particulars of all documents required, and procedures to be followed, for acceptance of the offer or, in the case of a scheme of arrangement, for voting;
(viii) the middle market quotations for the securities to be acquired, and (in the case of a securities exchange offer) securities offered, for the first business day in each of the six months immediately before the date of the offer document, for the last business day before the commencement of the offer period and for the latest available date before the publication of the offer document, together with the source (or, if any of the securities are not admitted to trading, any information available as to the number and price of transactions which have taken place during the preceding six months, together with the source, or an appropriate negative statement);
(ix) details of any agreements or arrangements to which the Bidder is party which relate to the circumstances in which it may or may not invoke or seek to invoke a condition to its offer and the consequences of its doing so, including details of any break fees payable as a result;
(x) details of any irrevocable commitment or letter of intent which the Bidder or any person acting in concert with it has procured in relation to relevant securities of the Target (or, if appropriate, the Bidder);
(xi) in the case of a securities exchange offer, full particulars of the securities being offered, including the rights attaching to them, the first dividend or interest payment in which the securities will participate and how the securities will rank for dividends or interest, capital and redemption; a statement indicating the effect of acceptance on the capital and income position of the Target's shareholders; and details of any applications for admission to listing or admission to trading that have been or will be made in any jurisdiction in respect of the securities;
(xii) a summary of the provisions of Paragraph 8 (see the ADGM website);
(xiii) the national law which will govern contracts concluded between the Bidder and holders of the Target's securities as a result of the offer and the competent courts;
(xiv) any post offer undertaking made by the Bidder (see Paragraph 18.7);
(xv) a summary of any offer related arrangement or other agreement, arrangement or commitment permitted under, or excluded from, Paragraph 20.2;
(xvi) a list of the documents which the Bidder has published on a website in accordance with Paragraphs 25.2 and 25.3 and the address of the website on which the documents are published; and
(xvii) any profit forecast or quantified financial benefits statement, and any related reports or confirmations, required by Paragraph 28;
(e) the offer document must contain information on the Target on the same basis as set out in (a)(i) to (v) above;
(f) the offer document must contain a description of how the offer is to be financed and the source(s) of the finance. Details must be provided of the debt facilities or other instruments entered into in order to finance the offer and to refinance the existing debt or working capital facilities of the Target and, in particular:
(i) the amount of each facility or instrument;
(ii) the repayment terms;
(iii) interest rates, including any "step up" or other variation provided for;
(iv) any security provided;
(v) a summary of the key covenants;
(vi) the names of the principal financing banks; and
(vii) if applicable, details of the time by which the Bidder will be required to refinance the acquisition facilities and of the consequences of its not doing so by that time; and
(g) if any document published by the Bidder contains a comparison of the value of the offer with previous prices of the Target's shares, a comparison between the current value of the offer and the price of the Target's shares on the last business day prior to the commencement of the offer period must be prominently included, no matter what other comparisons are made.