In certain instances a person (natural or juridical) who acquires or disposes of shares or other financial instruments, or is entitled to acquire, dispose of or to exercise voting rights, in Kindred Group shall notify Kindred Group of the proportion of voting rights of Kindred Group held by the person as a result of the acquisition or disposal when it reaches, exceeds or falls below certain thresholds.
The notification obligation applies when the person acquires or disposes of voting rights in Kindred Group and thereby reaches, exceeds or falls below the thresholds of 5 %, 10 %, 15 %, 20 %, 25 %, 30 %, 50 %, 75 % and 90 % of the voting rights (“Shareholder’s notification”)
Shareholder’s notification shall be effected promptly however no later than four trading days following the triggering event. Upon receipt of the Shareholder’s notification, but no later than three trading days after the day on which the notification was received, Kindred shall make public the information via a press release. The notification document which was submitted by the Shareholder to Kindred will as well be made available together with the press release in the table below. The shareholder shall send the notification to: IR@kindredgroup.com
The person shall also notify the national competent authority of Malta, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), of the acquisition or disposal of major holdings at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shareholders and other persons covered by the notification requirement are encouraged to use ESMA’s standard notification form which is available here: Standard form for Major Holdings. The form is also available on the MFSA’s website: https://www.mfsa.mt/firms/capital-markets/esma-documents/
Please be advised that Kindred Group does not verify and takes no responsibility as to the content of the information contained in a Shareholder’s notification nor does Kindred Group take any responsibility as to informing relevant persons of their notification obligation. The person submitting the Shareholder’s notification is fully responsible for its content.
These regulations are based on the EU's Transparency Directive. As Kindred Group has its registered office in Malta, Kindred Group, shareholders and other relevant persons are subject to the information rules on major holdings applicable in Malta which can be found in the Listing Rules issued by the ‘Listing Authority’.