PRR 5.4 Miscellaneous

Information to be disclosed to all investors to whom offer addressed

PRR 5.4.1 EU

1Article 22(5) of the Prospectus Regulation provides:

Article 22

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  1. 5. In the event that material information is disclosed by an issuer or an offeror and addressed to one or more selected investors in oral or written form, such information shall, as applicable, either:

    1. (a) be disclosed to all other investors to whom the offer is addressed, in the event that a prospectus is not required to be published in accordance with Article 1(4) or (5); or

    2. (b) be included in the prospectus or in a supplement to the prospectus in accordance with Article 23(1), in the event that a prospectus is required to be published.

Exercise of powers under section 87K or 87L of the Act

PRR 5.4.2 G

1Under sections 87K and 87L of the Act, the FCA has various powers including powers to prohibit, restrict or suspend an offer and to prohibit, restrict or suspend an advertisement. The FCA will use these powers if it is necessary to protect investors or the smooth operation of the market is, or may be, jeopardised.

Calculation of amounts not denominated in euros

PRR 5.4.3 R

1For the purposes of articles 7(1) and 27(5) of the Prospectus Regulation, a reference to an amount denominated in euros is also a reference to an equivalent amount.

PRR 5.4.4 R

1For the purposes of PRR 5.4.3R, an amount is an “equivalent amount” if it is an amount of equal value denominated wholly or partly in another currency or unit of account, calculated at:

  1. (1)

    in relation to a prospectus drawn up as a single document, the date on which the prospectus is approved;

  2. (2)

    in relation to a prospectus consisting of a registration document or a universal registration document together with a securities note and a summary, the date on which the registration document or the universal registration document is approved;

  3. (3)

    in relation to a prospectus consisting of a base prospectus and final terms of the offer, the date on which the final terms are filed.

Property valuation reports

PRR 5.4.5 G

1To comply with paragraph 130 of the ESMA Prospectus Recommendations (to the extent applicable) the FCA would expect a valuation report for a property company to be in accordance with either:

  1. (1)

    the Appraisal and Valuation Standards (5th edition) issued by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; or

  2. (2)

    the International Valuation Standards (7th edition) issued by the International Valuation Standards Committee.

PRR 5.4.6 G

1To comply with item 2.7 of Annex 4 of the PR Regulation, the FCA would also expect a valuation report for a property collective investment undertaking to comply with a relevant standard set out in PRR 5.4.5G.