19 June 2020
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (EU) 596/2014.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR INVITATION TO SELL OR ISSUE, OR ANY SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIBE FOR, ANY SECURITIES OF GORE STREET ENERGY STORAGE FUND PLC.
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO, OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN, ANY JURISDICTION WHERE IT IS UNLAWFUL TO RELEASE, PUBLISH OR DISTRIBUTE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT (EACH A "RESTRICTED JURISDICTION").
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AMOUNTS TO A FINANCIAL PROMOTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 21 OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 ("FSMA") AND HAS BEEN APPROVED BY PRIMARYBID LIMITED WHICH IS AUTHORISED AND REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY (FRN 779021).
Gore Street (LON: GSF), London's first listed energy storage fund supporting the transition to low carbon power, is pleased to announce, a conditional offer for subscription via PrimaryBid (the "PrimaryBid Offer") of new ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("New Ordinary Shares") at an issue price of 96.1 pence per New Ordinary Share (the "Issue Price"), being a discount of 3.2% to the last 30-day volume weighted average price of 99.3 pence per Ordinary Share. The Company is also conducting a placing of new Ordinary Shares at the Issue Price by way of an accelerated bookbuild process by Shore Capital and co-placing agent Zeus Capital, pursuant to the company's existing placing programme (the "Placing"), as well as a subscription of new Ordinary Shares at the Issue Price by JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation.
The PrimaryBid Offer and the Placing (together the "Offer") are conditional on the new Ordinary Shares to be issued pursuant to the PrimaryBid Offer and the Placing being admitted to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange ("Admission"). Admission is expected to take place at 8.00 a.m. on 8 July 2020. The PrimaryBid Offer will not be completed without the Placing also being completed.
The Company will use the funds raised for both the Company's significant development pipeline as well as highly attractive near-term potential acquisitions.
Details of the PrimaryBid Offer
The Company values its retail investor base and is therefore pleased to provide private and other investors the opportunity to participate in the PrimaryBid Offer by applying exclusively through the www.PrimaryBid.com platform and the PrimaryBid mobile app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
The PrimaryBid Offer, via the PrimaryBid.com platform, will be open to individual and other investors from 7.01 a.m. on 19 June 2020 to 3.00 p.m. on 2 July 2020. The PrimaryBid Offer may close early if it is oversubscribed.
Subscriptions under the PrimaryBid Offer will be considered by the Company on a "first come, first served" basis, subject to conditions, which are available to view on PrimaryBid.com.
The Company in consultation with PrimaryBid reserves the right to scale back any order at its discretion. The Company and PrimaryBid reserve the right to reject any application for subscription under the PrimaryBid Offer without giving any reason for such rejection.
No commission is charged to investors on applications to participate in the PrimaryBid Offer made through PrimaryBid. It is vital to note that once an application for New Ordinary Shares has been made and accepted via PrimaryBid, an application cannot be withdrawn.
For further information on PrimaryBid.com or the procedure for applications under the PrimaryBid Offer, visit www.PrimaryBid.com or call PrimaryBid.com on +44 20 3026 4750.
The New Ordinary Shares will be issued free of all liens, charges and encumbrances and will, when issued and fully paid, rank pari passu in all respects with the Company's existing Ordinary Shares.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund plc
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3826 0290
Tel: + 44 (0) 203 026 4750
Shore Capital , Sole Broker
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7601 6128
JTC (UK) Limited, Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7409 0181
Details of the PrimaryBid Offer
The Company values its retail investor base which has supported the Company alongside institutional investors over the last two years. Given the support of retail shareholders, the Company believes that it is appropriate to provide retail and other interested investors the opportunity to participate in the Offer. The Company is therefore offering new Ordinary Shares through PrimaryBid.com.
The PrimaryBid Offer is being made pursuant to an exemption from the requirement to publish a prospectus allowed under the Prospectus Regulation Rules. As such, there is no need for publication of a prospectus pursuant to the Prospectus Regulation Rules, or for approval of the same by the Financial Conduct Authority. The PrimaryBid Offer is not being made into any Restricted Jurisdiction.
There is a minimum subscription of £100 per investor under the terms of the PrimaryBid Offer which is open to existing shareholders and other investors subscribing via PrimaryBid.com. This allocation will be filled on a "first come first served" basis.
For further details please refer to the PrimaryBid.com website at www.PrimaryBid.com. The terms and conditions on which the PrimaryBid Offer is made, including the procedure for application and payment for New Ordinary Shares, is available to all persons who register with PrimaryBid.com.
Investors should make their own investigations into the merits of an investment in the Company. Nothing in this announcement amounts to a recommendation to invest in the Company or amounts to investment, taxation or legal advice.
It should be noted that a subscription for New Ordinary Shares and investment in the Company carries a number of risks. Investors should consider the risk factors set out on PrimaryBid.com before making a decision to subscribe for New Ordinary Shares. Investors should take independent advice from a person experienced in advising on investment in securities such as the New Ordinary Shares if they are in any doubt.
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