Before it introduces or amends any rules of the Takeover Code, the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel is normally required under its consultation procedures to publish the proposed rules and amendments for consultation, to consider responses arising from the consultation process and to publish a statement of its conclusions.

All responses to formal consultation will be made available for public inspection and made available on the Panel’s website unless the respondent explicitly requests otherwise.

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Disclosure Table

Details of offeree companies and offerors currently in an offer period. Positions and dealings in relevant securities must be disclosed under Rule 8 of the Code.

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The Takeover Code

The Takeover Code is designed to ensure that shareholders are treated fairly, are not denied an opportunity to decide on the merits of a takeover and are afforded equivalent treatment by an offeror. It provides an orderly framework within which takeovers are conducted.
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Statements by the Panel

Download Statements, Practice Statements and Annual Reports published by the Takeover Panel.

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Company announcements

Where to find statements and disclosures notified to a Regulatory Information Service in relation to takeovers regulated by the Takeover Panel.

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