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14 OCTOBER 2009 - For immediate release
RECOMMENDED OFFER BY ADVFN PLC ("ADVFN") FOR THE ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL OF ALL IPO PLC ("ALL IPO")
FURTHER ACCEPTANCES AND APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO TRADING ON AIM
As at 1.00 PM on 7 October 2009, ADVFN either owned or had received valid acceptances in respect of 29,913,988 ALL IPO Shares, representing approximately 98.58 per cent of the issued share capital of ALL IPO.
As a result of New ADVFN Shares to be issued in respect of the increased acceptances, application has been made for 245,072 New ADVFN Shares to be traded on AIM. It is expected that the New ADVFN Shares will commence trading on 20 October 2009.
Following the issue of these New ADVFN Shares, there will be 622,725,962 ADVFN Shares in issue, each carrying one voting right. ADVFN holds none of its own shares in treasury.
The Offer and the Cash Alternative closed at midnight on the 7th October 2009.
The trading on AIM of ALL IPO Shares was canceled on 27 August 2009 and notice has been sent to non-assenting shareholders regarding the compulsory acquisition of their shares.
For further information please contact:
Clem Chambers (Chief Executive)
Michael Hodges (Chairman)
020 7070 0909
Grant Thornton UK LLP (NOMAD to ADVFN)
020 7728 3414
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