Proposed Acquisition

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Proposed Acquisition of Altair Consultancy and Advisory Services Limited (“Altair”), Waiver of Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers and Admission of the Enlarged Share Capital to the Official List (by way of Standard Listing under Chapter 14 of the Listing Rules) and to trading on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market for listed securities (the “Proposals”)

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