Tender offer

IMPORTANT INFORMATION


The information contained on the following web pages is not for release or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into or to any person located or resident in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa or Hong Kong or in any other jurisdiction in which the tender offer or such release or distribution would be prohibited by applicable law or require registration or further documents or other measures in addition to those required under Finnish law (each a “Restricted Jurisdiction”).


Therefore, before accessing, reading or making any other use of information contained on the following web pages, you are advised to review carefully the following information, and requested to provide the following confirmation each time you wish to access this part of the website. Please note that the terms and conditions set out below are subject to amendments and therefore it is important that you review them each time you visit this website.


The information contained on the following web pages relate to a tender offer made by National Silicon Industry Group for all the issued and outstanding shares and option rights in Okmetic Oyj.


The tender offer for the shares and option rights is not being and will not be made directly or indirectly in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction. Accordingly, when published, the tender offer document and related acceptance forms will not and may not be distributed, forwarded or transmitted into or from any jurisdiction where prohibited by applicable law or which would require registration, further documents or other measures in addition to those required under Finnish law. In particular, the tender offer for the shares and option rights is not being and will not be made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of the postal service of, or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile transmission, telex, telephone, e-,mail or other forms of electronic communication), or any facilities of a national securities exchange of, the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa or Hong Kong or any other Restricted Jurisdiction, and may not be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility from or within the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa or Hong Kong or any other Restricted Jurisdiction or by persons located or resident therein, or persons (including agents, fiduciaries or other intermediaries) acting for the account or benefit of persons located or resident therein. Any purported acceptance of the tender offer for the shares and option rights resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions will be invalid.


The information contained on the following web pages, the tender offer document and any other documents or materials relating to the tender offer is not being made and such documents and/or materials have not been approved by an authorised person for the purposes of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 of the United Kingdom. Accordingly, such documents and/or materials are not being distributed to, and must not be passed on to, the general public in the United Kingdom. The communication of such documents and/or materials as a financial promotion is only being made to those persons in the United Kingdom falling within the definition of investment professionals (as defined in article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (financial promotion) order 2005 (the "Financial Promotion Order")) or persons who are within article 43 of the Financial Promotion Order or any other persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be made under the Financial Promotion Order.


As a result of the restrictions set out above, this part of the website must not be accessed by persons who are resident or located in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa or Hong Kong or any other Restricted Jurisdiction.


All persons who wish to have access to the documents and information contained on this website should first ensure that they are not subject to local laws or regulations that prohibit or restrict their right to access this website, or require registration or approval for participating in the offer. Okmetic Oyj assumes no liability if there is a violation of applicable law or regulations by any person.


If you are not permitted to view materials on this webpage or are in any doubt as to whether you are permitted to view these materials, please exit this webpage.


CONFIRMATION


In order to be eligible to view the information on this website, you shall confirm that


  1. you are not located or resident in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Hong Kong or in any other Restricted Jurisdiction and you are not subject to local laws or regulations that prohibit or restrict your right to access the following website;
  2. you will not distribute, forward or transmit the information contained on the following pages, the tender offer document and any other documents or materials relating to the tender offer into or from the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa or Hong Kong or in any other Restricted Jurisdiction; and
  3. you have read, and you accept as binding on you, the information as well as the terms and conditions contained on this page.