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The securities referred to herein and on the pages that follow have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (the “Securities Act”), or with any securities regulatory authority of any State or other jurisdiction of the United States, and may not be offered, sold, resold, pledged, delivered, distributed or transferred, directly or indirectly, into or within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act) except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any State or other jurisdiction of the United States. The securities referred to herein are being offered and sold outside the United States in offshore transactions, as defined in, and in reliance on, Regulation S under the Securities Act.


There will be no public offer of the securities referred to herein and on the pages that follow in the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa or any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to offer the securities. The securities referred to herein and on the pages that follow may not be offered, sold, resold, pledged, delivered, distributed or transferred, directly or indirectly, in Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa or any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to do so or to any resident or citizen of Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa or any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to do so.


The offer and sale of the securities referred to herein and on the pages that follow have not been and will not be registered under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa. Potential users of this information are requested to inform themselves about and to observe any such restrictions. The securities may only be offered in Jersey in compliance with the provisions of the Control of Borrowing (Jersey) Order 1958 and in accordance with all other applicable regulatory requirements. The securities may only be promoted in or from within Guernsey in compliance with the provisions of the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 and in accordance with all other applicable regulatory requirements.


No reliance may be placed for any purposes whatsoever on the information contained in the Materials, other than in respect of the Prospectus, or on their accuracy or completeness. The contents of the Materials, other than the Prospectus, have not been verified by Grafton Group plc or its affiliates, and none of the Materials have been verified by any other person. The information in the Materials is subject to completion and change. Any potential investor should determine for itself the relevance of the information contained in the Materials and any investment in the securities should be based upon such investigation as it deems necessary. None of Grafton Group plc, its affiliates or of any of their advisers and/or agents provide legal, tax, accounting or investment advice in relation to the securities and they are not responsible for any advice you may receive from any third party. You should seek independent advice if you are in any doubt as to the suitability of an investment in the securities for your circumstances.


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