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FTSE Russell

05 November 2020


Unilever Plc (UK) and Unilever NV (Netherlands): Unification

Informative Notice - Update

05 November 2020

FTSE Russell notes the approval of the UK High court on 02 November 2020 for the Unification of the Unilever Group to be effected through a cross-border merger between Unilever Plc (UK, B10RZP7, Global Large Cap, FTSE 100) and Unilever NV (Netherlands, B1527V7, Global Large Cap). Shareholders in Unilever NV will receive one share in Unilever Plc for each share held. As a reminder, FTSE Russell intends to implement the Unification as follows:

Wednesday 25 November 2020 (at market close):

Ranking for the replacement for Unilever NV within its fixed indexes (e.g. Eurofirst 300).

Friday 27 November 2020:

The last day of trading in Unilever NV on Euronext Amsterdam.

Monday 30 November 2020 (from market open):

The new Unilever Plc consideration shares will commence trade on London Stock Exchange.

Unilever NV will be deleted from all FTSE Russell Indexes.

Unilever Plc will remain within its existing FTSE Russell indexes with shares increased in accordance with the merger terms (across all FTSE Russell indexes, including the FTSE 100).

FTSE Russell will issue further notices confirming index treatment in due course.

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