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Important Legal Information
The information contained in the following parts of this website is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to purchase, sell or exchange or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, sell or exchange any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval with respect to the merger of British Airways Plc (“BA”) and Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. (“Iberia”) into International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (the "Company") (the “Transaction”), nor shall there be any purchase, sale or exchange of securities or such solicitation in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale or exchange would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the laws of such jurisdiction.
The information contained in the following parts of this website is not to be distributed (directly or indirectly) in or to Restricted Jurisdictions. The information contained in the following parts of this website is not an offer of securities for sale in or into Restricted Jurisdictions.
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UBS is acting as financial adviser to BA and no one else in connection with the Transaction and will not be responsible to anyone other than BA for providing the protections afforded to the clients of UBS nor for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or any other matter referred to in the following parts of this website.
Morgan Stanley are acting as financial advisers to Iberia and no one else in connection with the Transaction and will not be responsible to anyone other than Iberia for providing the protections afforded to the clients of Morgan Stanley nor for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or any other matter referred to in the following parts of this website.
The information contained in the following parts of this website may contain forward-looking information and statements about BA and Iberia and the Company’s businesses after completion of the proposed Transaction. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts nor guarantees of future performance, and have not been reviewed by BA or Iberia’s auditors. These statements include financial projections and estimates and their underlying assumptions, statements regarding plans, objectives and expectations with respect to future operations, products and services, and statements regarding future performance. Forward-looking statements are generally identified by the words “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “intends,” “estimates” and similar expressions. Although the managements of BA and Iberia believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors and holders of BA and Iberia shares are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of BA and Iberia, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include those discussed or identified in the public documents filed by BA with the UKLA and by Iberia with the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, including BA’s 2009/2010 Annual Report and Accounts and Iberia’s 2009 Annual Report and Accounts. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they were made. Except as required by applicable law, neither BA nor Iberia undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking information or statements.
If and when filed, investors may obtain free copies of the public documents sent by BA and Iberia with their respective securities regulators and will receive information at an appropriate time on how to obtain these Transaction related documents for free from the parties involved or a duly appointed agent.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR IBERIA SHAREHOLDERS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
This business combination involves the securities of a foreign company. The Transaction is subject to disclosure requirements of a foreign country that are different from those of the United States. Financial statements included in the following parts of this website, if any, have been prepared in accordance with foreign accounting standards that may not be comparable to the financial statements of United States companies.
It may be difficult for you to enforce your rights and any claim you may have arising under the federal securities laws, since the issuer is located in a foreign country, and some or all of its officers and directors may be residents of a foreign country. You may not be able to sue a foreign company or its officers or directors in a foreign court for violations of the U.S. securities laws. It may be difficult to compel a foreign company and its affiliates to subject themselves to a U.S. court's judgment.
You should be aware that the issuer may purchase securities otherwise than under the exchange offer, such as in open market or privately negotiated purchases.