Syngenta Shareholders Accept ChemChina Offer

China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) announced the provisional interim results for ChemChina’s offer to acquire Syngenta. At the end of the Main Offer Period on May 4, based on preliminary numbers, around 80.7% of shares have been tendered. Subject to confirmation in the definitive notice of interim results scheduled for May 10, the Minimum Acceptance Rate condition of 67% of issued Syngenta shares has been met.

The prospective timetable for the closing of the offer is as follows:

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Definitive notice of the interim result of the Offer
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Start of the Additional Acceptance Period
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Payment of Special Dividend to shareholders1

Thursday, May 18, 2017 First Settlement
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 End of the Additional Acceptance Period
Friday, May 26, 2017 Provisional notice of the end result of the Offer
(at the latest)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Definitive notice of the end result of the Offer
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Second Settlement

Further, as soon as permitted by law and applicable regulations, it is intended to de-list the shares from the SIX and to de-list the ADSs from the NYSE.

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