THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT ARE NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION, TRANSMISSION, FORWARDING OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO OR FROM THE UNITED STATES OR ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO MIGHT CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF LOCAL APPLICABLE SECURITIES LAWS OR REGULATIONS.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT ITSELF CONSTITUTE AN OFFER FOR SALE OR SUBSCRIPTION OF ANY SECURITIES IN THE COMPANY. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY AND IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMPANY.
15 November 2021
RUFFER INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED
(a closed-ended investment company incorporated in Guernsey with registration number 41996)
Publication of Prospectus and Circular
The prospectus of the Company dated 15 November 2021 relating to its Open Offer, Offer for Subscription and Intermediaries Offer (the "Prospectus") announced earlier today has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority and has been published.
A circular and notice of extraordinary general meeting ("EGM") dated 15 November 2021 (the "Circular") will be posted to Shareholders today. The EGM will be held at the Company's registered office, Sarnia House, Le Truchot, St Peter Port, Guernsey on 3 December 2021 at 12.15 p.m. (or as soon as practicable thereafter as the 2021 AGM has been concluded or adjourned).
Copies of the Circular and the Prospectus are available on the Company's website at ruffer.co.uk/ric and have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism of the FCA at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.
This announcement does not contain all the information which is contained in the Circular and Prospectus. Shareholders should read the Circular and Prospectus in full before making a decision.
Defined terms used in this announcement have the meanings given in the Circular and Prospectus unless the context otherwise requires.
Ruffer Investment Company Limited
Chris Russell (Chairman)
Contact via Investec
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Ruffer AIFM Limited (Investment Manager)
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Investec Bank plc (Sponsor and Financial Adviser)
Praxis Fund Services Limited (Company Secretary)
T: 020 7597 4000
T: 01481 737673
Neither this announcement, nor any copy of it, may be taken or transmitted, published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or any other jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant securities laws of such jurisdiction. This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or issue, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, acquire or subscribe for any shares in the Company in the United States or any other state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is not authorised or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such offer or solicitation. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of securities laws of such jurisdictions.
The Shares have not been, and will not be, registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "US Securities Act"), or under any securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States except pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the US Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. There will be no public offering of Shares in the United States.