This Micro-site relates to the recommended acquisition
(the “Acquisition”) by Cytec UK Holdings Limited (a wholly owned
subsidiary of Cytec Industries Inc.) ("Cytec") for the entire
issued and to be issued share capital of Umeco plc ("Umeco")
announced on April 12, 2012,
by means of scheme of
arrangement of Umeco under Part 26 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
THIS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE (THE “MICRO-SITE”) CONTAINS
ANNOUNCEMENTS, DOCUMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION PUBLISHED BY
CYTEC OR UMECO RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION (THE "INFORMATION")
IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE UK CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS
(THE "CODE"). THE INFORMATION IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE IN GOOD
FAITH AND FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, AND AVAILABILITY OF THE
INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT
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Litigation Reform Act of 1995) with respect to the financial
condition, results of operations and business of Cytec and Umeco
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perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected
future developments and other factors they believe appropriate.
By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and
uncertainty and the factors described in the context of such
forward-looking statements could cause actual results and
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cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements. In any event, these statements speak only as of the
date on which they are made, and, subject to compliance with the
Code and applicable law, Cytec does not intend nor undertake any
obligation to update or revise any such statement except as
required by applicable law or regulation.
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relating to the Acquisition is being made available by Cytec in
good faith and for information purposes only. Any person seeking
access to the Information on this Micro-site represents and
warrants to Cytec that he or she is doing so for information
purposes only. Making Information relating to the Acquisition
available in electronic format does not constitute an invitation
or offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, or
subscribe for, shares in either Cytec or Umeco nor does it
constitute an invitation, solicitation or recommendation by
Cytec, Umeco or any other person to any other person to
take any action in relation to the Acquisition.
If you are in any doubt about the contents of this Micro-site
or, where applicable, the action you should take, you should
seek your own financial advice from an independent financial
adviser authorized under the Financial Services and Markets Act
2000 or, if you are located outside the United Kingdom, from an
appropriately authorized independent financial adviser.
Any actions or decisions required by Umeco’s
shareholders in connection with the Acquisition should only be
made on the basis of the information set out in documents sent
to or made available to Umeco’s shareholders.
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