The PUBLIC TENDER Offer (THE "OFFER") FOR ALL PUBLICLY HELD REGISTERED SHARES OF VALORA HOLDING AG ("VALORA" OR THE "COMPANY") is not being made and will not be made, directly or indirectly, in any country or jurisdiction in which the Offer would be considered unlawful or otherwise violate any applicable laws or regulations, or which would require Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. ("FEMSA") or any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries, including Impulsora de Marcas e Intangibles, S.A. de C.V. (the "Offeror") (each direct or indirect subsidiary of FEMSA or of Valora, as the case may be, hereinafter a "Subsidiary", and FEMSA together with its Subsidiaries, the "FEMSA Group"), to change or amend the terms or conditions of the Offer in any material way, to make an additional filing with any governmental, regulatory or other authority or take additional action in relation to the Offer. It is not intended to extend the Offer to any such country or jurisdiction. Any such document relating to the Offer must neither be distributed in any such country or jurisdiction nor be sent into such country or jurisdiction, and must not be used for the purpose of soliciting the purchase of securities of the Company by any person or entity resident or incorporated in any such country or jurisdiction.
According to Swiss law, Valora Shares tendered into the Offer may not be withdrawn after they are tendered except under certain circumstances, in particular in case a competing offer for the Valora Shares is launched.
COPIES OF THE OFFER PROSPECTUS ARE AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE FROM CREDIT SUISSE. CREDIT SUISSE MAY BE CONTACTED AT: EQUITY.PROSPECTUS@CREDIT-SUISSE.COM.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE INFORMATION OF A NON-HISTORICAL NATURE OR WHICH RELATE TO FUTURE EVENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES. NO ASSURANCE CAN BE GIVEN THAT THE TRANSACTIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN WILL BE CONSUMMATED OR AS TO THE ULTIMATE TERMS OF ANY SUCH TRANSACTIONS. FEMSA UNDERTAKES NO OBLIGATION TO PUBLICLY UPDATE OR REVISE ANY FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, WHETHER AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION OR FUTURE EVENTS OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON.