Recommended Cash Offer for INM

You are attempting to enter the section of this website that is designated for the publication of documents and information in connection with the offer by Mediahuis NV (“Mediahuis”) for Independent News & Media plc (“INM”) announced on 30 April 2019 (the “Offer”).

ACCESS TO THIS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER SECURITIES LAWS IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS. THIS NOTICE REQUIRES YOU TO CONFIRM CERTAIN MATTERS (INCLUDING THAT YOU ARE NOT RESIDENT IN SUCH A JURISDICTION), BEFORE YOU MAY OBTAIN ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION IS NOT DIRECTED AT, AND IS NOT INTENDED TO BE ACCESSIBLE BY, PERSONS RESIDENT IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF THAT JURISDICTION. IF YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO VIEW THE INFORMATION, OR VIEWING THE INFORMATION WOULD RESULT IN A BREACH OF THE ABOVE, OR YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT AS TO WHETHER YOU ARE PERMITTED TO VIEW THE INFORMATION, PLEASE EXIT THIS WEBPAGE.

THIS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE CONTAINS ANNOUNCEMENTS, DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION (TOGETHER THE “INFORMATION”) RELATING TO THE OFFER IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES 2013 (THE “IRISH TAKEOVER RULES”).  THE INFORMATION IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE IN GOOD FAITH AND FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, AND ITS AVAILABILITY IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT BELOW.

THE INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED TO, AND DOES NOT, CONSTITUTE OR FORM ANY PART OF AN OFFER TO SELL OR OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF OR AN INVITATION  OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRE ANY SECURITIES, OR THE SOLICITATION OF A VOTE OR APPROVAL PURSUANT TO THE INFORMATION OR OTHERWISE. ANY PERSON SEEKING ACCESS TO THIS SECTION OF INM’ WEBSITE REPRESENTS  AND WARRANTS TO INM THAT THEY ARE DOING SO FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY.

BASIS OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Please read this notice carefully before clicking “I agree” or “I disagree” below. This notice applies to all persons who view this section of the website and, depending on where you live, it may affect your rights. This notice may be amended or updated by Mediahuis from time to time and it should be read carefully in full each time you wish to view the website. In addition, the content of the website, and its accessibility by certain persons, may be amended at any time in whole or in part at the sole discretion of Mediahuis.

The Information speaks only at the date of the relevant document or announcement and Mediahuis has, and accepts, no responsibility or duty to update any Information (other than to the extent such duty arises as a matter of law or regulation).

For regulatory reasons we have to ensure you are aware of the appropriate regulations for the country which you are in. To allow you to view details relating to the Offer, you have to read the following and then press “I agree”. If you are unable to agree you should press “I disagree” and you will not be able to view any such details.

OVERSEAS PERSONS

The Information is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into any jurisdiction where it would be unlawful to do so. Nothing on, or which can be downloaded from, the website constitutes an offer to sell or an invitation or solicitation of any offer to purchase, or subscribe for, any securities or solicitation of any votes attaching to securities which are the subject of the Offer in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The Information may not be downloaded or accessed by any person from or in any jurisdiction where it would or may constitute a breach of any applicable laws or regulations.

If you are not permitted to view or download the Information on the website, or viewing or downloading the Information would result in a breach of the above, or you are in any doubt as to whether you are permitted to view or download the Information, please exit this webpage by clicking on the “I disagree” box below.

By clicking on the “I agree” box below, you certify that you will not forward, transmit, show or distribute (by any means including by electronic transmission) the Information to any person. In particular, you certify that you will not forward or transmit the Information either in whole or in part to any person in any jurisdiction where such distribution may be restricted by applicable law or regulation. Failure to comply with any such restrictions may constitute a violation of the laws and/or regulations of any such jurisdiction.

CONFIRMATION OF UNDERSTANDING AND ACCEPTANCE OF THIS NOTICE

By clicking on “I agree” below, you confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by the terms of the notice set out above and that you are not in, or a resident of, any jurisdiction where to download or view the Information would constitute a breach of securities law or regulation in that jurisdiction.

If you click “I disagree” below, we will be unable to provide you with access to the Information and you will be redirected to Mediahuis’ homepage.

Subject to any continuing obligations under applicable law or any relevant regulatory requirements, Mediahuis expressly disclaims any obligation to disseminate, after the date of the posting of any document or announcement on this website, any updates or revisions to any statements in such documents or announcements in relation to the Offer to reflect any change in expectations or events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based.

If you are in any doubt about the contents of this section of the website or the action you should take, you should seek your own financial advice from an appropriately authorised independent financial adviser.