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For immediate release.
14 January 2021
UPDATE ON PARTIAL WAIVER OF CERTAIN LOCK-UP ARRANGEMENTS
Further to its announcement of 13 January 2021, THG plc ("THG" or the "Company") confirms that it has been informed by Balderton Capital IV, L.P. ("Balderton Capital") that the size of the accelerated bookbuild secondary placing (the "Placing") of ordinary voting shares in the Company (the "Ordinary Shares") was increased following strong investor appetite. Balderton Capital has informed the Company that it sold 27,423,822 Ordinary Shares in the Placing. West Coast Capital Assets Limited ("West Coast Capital") also sold 4,155,125 Ordinary Shares and certain other individual shareholders (the "Other Selling Shareholders") sold in aggregate 1,315,790 Ordinary Shares. Together, Balderton Capital, West Coast Capital and the Other Selling Shareholders (together, the "Sellers") sold in aggregate 32,894,737 Ordinary Shares in the Placing at a price of 760p per Ordinary Share. THG will not receive any proceeds from the Placing.
Each of the Sellers is subject to lock-up arrangements which were agreed at the time of THG's initial public offering ("IPO") and described in THG's IPO prospectus. The Company and, in the case of certain of the Sellers, the Company and Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Goldman Sachs International and J.P. Morgan Securities, which conducts its
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Certain statements made in this announcement are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from any expected future events referred to in these forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required by applicable law or regulation, we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.