Proposed all-share acquisition of River and Mercantile Group PLC ("RMG") by AssetCo plc ("AssetCo") currently intended to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 (the "Proposed Acquisition").
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There are a number of factors that could affect the future operations of AssetCo and the AssetCo Group, and RMG and the RMG Group and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward‑looking statements included in this Microsite. These factors include, but are not limited to changes in trading conditions, loss of market share and industry competition, changes in general economic, business and political conditions, changes in the financial markets, changes in the property markets, risks associated with the identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets, and successful negotiation and completion of such transactions, the ability of AssetCo and RMG to successfully retain key employees and compliance with extensive government regulation.
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