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Cazenove Capital Holdings Limited acquisition complete

On 2 July 2013, Schroders completed the acquisition of Cazenove Capital Holdings, a leading independent wealth management and investment funds business with assets under management at 31 March 2013 of £19.1 billion.


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2 July 2013

Recommended acquisition of Cazenove Capital Holdings Limited by Schroders plc Scheme of Arrangement becomes effective

The Boards of Schroders plc (‘Schroders’) and Cazenove Capital Holdings Limited (‘Cazenove Capital’) are pleased to announce that the Scheme of Arrangement under Article 125 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 to implement the acquisition of Cazenove Capital by Schroders has become effective in accordance with its terms.

Elections for the Loan Note Alternative have been made in respect of Loan Notes with an aggregate value of £216,985,237. The Loan Notes will be issued by Schroders in accordance with the terms of the Scheme.

Settlement of cash consideration and the issue of Loan Notes pursuant to the Loan Note Alternative is expected to be effected by Schroders by 5 July 2013. Certificates in respect of Loan Notes are expected to be posted to holders of Loan Notes by no later than 12 July 2013.

Unless the context otherwise requires, terms defined in the announcement of the acquisition on 25 March 2013 have the same meaning in this announcement.



Emma Holden, Head of Corporate Communications

Telephone: +44 20 7658 2329  

Gleacher Shacklock

Financial Advisor to Schroders

Telephone: +44 20 7484 1150

Richard Slimmon / Edmund Dilger

Brunswick Group LLP 

PR Advisor to Schroders 

Anita Scott / Eilis Murphy

Telephone: +44 20 7404 5959 

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