RECOMMENDED CASH ACQUISITION BY MASTERCARD/EUROPAY U.K. LIMITED ("MEPUK") (A WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF MASTERCARD INCORPORATED) FOR DATACASH GROUP PLC
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The Micro-Site contains announcements, documents and information (the "Information") published by MEPUK relating to a recommended cash acquisition by MEPUK of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of DataCash, to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement (the "Scheme") pursuant to Part 26 of the UK Companies Act 2006 (the "Acquisition"). The information contained in the Micro-Site is made available in good faith and for information purposes only and is subject to the terms and conditions set out below.
MEPUK reserves the right to elect (with the consent of the Takeover Panel (where necessary)) to implement the Acquisition by way of a takeover offer. In such event, the Acquisition will be implemented on substantially the same terms, subject to appropriate amendments, as those which would apply to the Scheme. If the Acquisition is implemented by way of a takeover offer, it will be made in accordance with the requirements of applicable laws, including US securities laws, to the extent applicable.
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