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Kingboard Laminates : JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT – IN RELATION TO KINGBOARD COPPER FOIL HOLDINGS LIMIT

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by April 30, 2017 General

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.


KINGBOARD CHEMICAL HOLDINGS LIMITED

KINGBOARD LAMINATES HOLDINGS LIMITED

建滔化工集團有限公司 建滔積層板控股有限公司

(Incorporated in the Cayman Islands

with limited liability)

(Incorporated in the Cayman Islands

with limited liability)


(Stock Code: 148) (Stock Code: 1888)

JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT

IN RELATION TO KINGBOARD COPPER FOIL HOLDINGS LIMITED

Reference is made to the joint announcements of Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited (“Kingboard Chemical”) and Kingboard Laminates Holdings Limited (“Kingboard Laminates”) dated 3 March 2017, 6 March 2017, 20 March 2017, 22 March 2017, 30 March

2017, 31 March 2017, 3 April 2017, 5 April 2017, 6 April 2017, 7 April 2017, 11 April 2017 and 12 April 2017 in relation to the voluntary unconditional cash offer (the “Offer”) by Excel First Investments Limited 卓先投資有限公司 (the “Offeror”) for all the issued and paid-up ordinary shares in the capital of Kingboard Copper Foil Holdings Limited (“KBCF”), other than those which are owned, controlled or agreed to be acquired by the Offeror or by parties acting in concert or deemed to be acting in concert with the Offeror in relation to the Offer.

This announcement is made by Kingboard Chemical and Kingboard Laminates pursuant to Rule 13.10B of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and is being released for information purpose.

KBCF, a company incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability and the shares of which are listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, is an indirect 71.57%-owned subsidiary of Kingboard Laminates. In turn, Kingboard Laminates is a 72.60%-owned subsidiary of Kingboard Chemical. Both Kingboard Chemical and Kingboard Laminates are companies listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

The following is a reproduction of the announcement published on the website of www.sgx.com of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under KBCF on 12 April 2017 in relation to the Offer.

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VOLUNTARY UNCONDITIONAL CASH OFFER

by

RELIGARE CAPITAL MARKETS CORPORATE FINANCE PTE. LIMITED

(Company Registration No. 200723018H) (Incorporated in the Republic of Singapore)

for and on behalf of

EXCEL FIRST INVESTMENTS LIMITED

卓先投資有限公司

(BVI Company Number 1017021) (Incorporated in the British Virgin Islands)

for all the issued and paid-up ordinary shares in the capital of

KINGBOARD COPPER FOIL HOLDINGS LIMITED

(Company Registration No. 26998) (Incorporated in Bermuda) (Singapore Stock Code: K14)

other than those which are owned, controlled or agreed to be acquired by the Offeror Concert Group

SUPPLEMENTAL TO ANNOUNCEMENT ON EXTENSION OF OFFER PERIOD AND FINAL CLOSING DATE

  1. INTRODUCTION

    Religare refers to the offer document dated 20 March 2017 in relation to the Offer and the announcement made by Religare, for and on behalf of the Offeror, on 11 April 2017, in relation to the extension of the Offer Period and the final Closing Date (“Closing Date Announcement”). All capitalised terms used herein, unless otherwise defined, shall have the meanings ascribed in the Closing Date Announcement.

  2. SUPPLEMENTAL TO CLOSING DATE ANNOUNCEMENT

    Further to the Closing Date Announcement, the Closing Date of the Offer was extended from

    5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on 17 April 2017 to 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on 1 May 2017. However, as 1 May 2017 is a public holiday, Religare wishes to announce, for and on behalf of the Offeror, that the Final Closing Date is to be extended to 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on 2 May 2017 (“Revised Final Closing Date”) instead.

    The Offeror does not intend to extend the Offer beyond 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on 2 May 2017. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the Offer will not be open for acceptance beyond 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on the Revised Final Closing Date. Acceptances received after 5.30 p.m. (Singapore time) on the Revised Final Closing Date will be rejected.

  3. RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The directors of the Offeror, Kingboard Laminates and Kingboard Chemical (including any who may have delegated detailed supervision of this Announcement) have taken all reasonable care to ensure that the facts stated and all opinions expressed in this Announcement are fair and accurate and that no material facts have been omitted from this Announcement, and they jointly and severally accept responsibility accordingly.

Where any information has been extracted or reproduced from published or publicly available sources (including without limitation in relation to the Group), the sole responsibility of the directors of the Offeror, Kingboard Laminates and Kingboard Chemical has been to ensure through reasonable enquiries that such information is accurately extracted from such sources or, as the case may be, reflected or reproduced in this Announcement.

Issued by

Religare Capital Markets Corporate Finance Pte. Limited

For and on behalf of

Excel First Investments Limited

卓先投資有限公司

12 April 2017

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD


Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited Lo Ka Leong

Company Secretary

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD


Kingboard Laminates Holdings Limited Leung Yu Hin

Company Secretary

Hong Kong, 12 April 2017

As at the date of this announcement, the board of directors of Kingboard Chemical consists of Messrs. Cheung Kwok Wing, Chang Wing Yiu, Cheung Kwong Kwan, Ho Yin Sang, Cheung Wai Lin, Stephanie, Cheung Ka Shing and Chen Maosheng, being the executive directors, Messrs. Cheng Wai Chee, Christopher, Cheung Ming Man, Chong Kin Ki and Leung Tai Chiu, being the independent non-executive directors.

As at the date of this announcement, the board of directors of Kingboard Laminates consists of Messrs. Cheung Kwok Wa, Cheung Kwok Keung, Cheung Kwok Ping, Lam Ka Po, Cheung Ka Ho, Liu Min and Zhou Pei Feng, being the executive directors, Mr. Lo Ka Leong, being the non-executive director, and Messrs. Leung Tai Chiu, Ip Shu Kwan, Stephen, Zhang Lu Fu and Lau Ping Cheung, Kaizer, being the independent non-executive directors.

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KB – Kingboard Laminates Holdings Limited published this content on 12 April 2017 and is solely responsible for the information contained herein.
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