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This announcement is solely for the purpose of reference and does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States or any other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold within the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Accordingly, the Additional Bonds are being offered and sold only outside the United States in offshore transactions in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. This announcement and the information contained herein are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States. No public offer of the securities referred to herein is being or will be made in the United States.
Application has been made to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited for the listing of and permission to deal in the Additional Bonds by way of debt issues to professional investors (as defined in Chapter 37 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and in the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571) of Hong Kong) only, as described in the supplemental offering circular dated 3 June 2019. The listing of the Additional Bonds is expected to become effective on 23 December 2019.
Hong Kong, 20 December 2019
As at the date of this announcement, the directors of Shandong Commercial Group Co., Ltd. are Mr. GAO Honglei, Mr. LIU Shouliang, Mr. LI Lin, Mr. LI Xiangjun, Mr. ZHANG Bo, Mr. ZHOU Yansheng and Mr. LI Yuming.