Heineken also announced the extension of its cash offer.
In a release, Heineken N.V. (Heineken) announced that APB shall be delisted from the Singapore Exchange on or around 14 March 2013, or such earlier date as permissible under applicable Singapore regulations.
Heineken also announced that the closing date of Heineken International B.V.'s (HIBV) mandatory unconditional cash offer, launched on 4 December 2012, for all the issued and paid-up ordinary shares (APB Shares) in the capital of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (APB), other than those already owned or controlled by HIBV, shall be extended to Friday, 18 January 2013 at 5:30 p.m. (Singapore time), or such later date(s) as may be announced by or on behalf of HIBV.
As of 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on 7 January 2013, the total number of (a) APB Shares owned by HIBV and (b) valid acceptances of the Offer, amount to an aggregate of 256,532,896 APB Shares, representing approximately 99.34% of the total issued share capital of APB.
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