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In March 2013, Dentsu Inc. completed the compulsory acquisition of Aegis Group plc ('Aegis') by way of a scheme of arrangement. As a result of the takeover, all shares in Aegus were compulsorily purchased and former shareholders became entitled to a cash distribution of £2.40 for each Aegis share held.
 
Georgeson has been appointed to reunite former holders with the cash distribution that is now due to them.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us
 

  

Alliance Boots

 
In June 2007 AB Acquisitions Limited (“AB Acquisitions”) acquired Alliance Boots plc (“Alliance Boots”) by way of a scheme of arrangement. As a result of this acquisition, shareholders were entitled to receive £11.39 per share held.
 
AB Acquisitions has appointed Georgeson to help reunite former shareholders with the cash due under the offer.
 
If you have received a letter from us, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

Aviva plc

 

Georgeson have been appointed by Aviva plc to administer a number of programmes to locate missing shareholders and offer them the opportunity to claim outstanding entitlements due to them. Please see below for the details of the individual programmes currently being administered by Georgeson on Aviva’s behalf.
 
Should you have received a letter from us, please contact us on 0800 923 1521 or +44 (0)370 707 4103
 
Aviva
Georgeson have been appointed to locate ‘missing’ or ‘goneaway’ shareholders in Aviva plc. Shareholders will be entitled to update the registered details on the shareholding to ensure that future communications are received in good order, along with claiming any uncashed dividend payments due to them. Further to this, shareholders can opt to sell their shareholding through the postal dealing facility offered.
 
Please note, to sell your shares, you need to be resident in one of the Permitted Territories in which this programme is offered. If resident outside of one of the Permitted Territories, you will be able to claim the cash due to you but Georgeson will not be able to trade your shares.
For a list of all of the Permitted Territories, please click here.
 
To view the Georgeson dealing terms and conditions please click here.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
   
  
 

Axis-Shield PLC

 
In October 2011 Axis-Shield PLC were acquired by Alere Inc. with shareholders offered £4.70 per Axis-Shield share held. Georgeson has been appointed by Alere to trace former Axis-Shield shareholders who have not claimed the cash due to them under the takeover and offer them the opportunity to claim the cash amount that is now due to them.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 

Beazer Group

 

In March 2001, Persimmon plc completed the acquisition of Beazer Group plc. Under the terms of the offer, former shareholders of Beazer were entitled to receive £1.09 and 0.3086 of a Persimmon share for every share previously held. Persimmon shares were valued at £2.91 at the time of the offer, therefore giving a total offer price of £1.99 for each Beazer share.
  
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

Cadbury plc

 

On 29th March 2010 the Offer for the issued shares in Cadbury plc by Kraft Foods Inc became compulsory and all Cadbury Shares were acquired under the terms of the Offer.

In consideration of the Cadbury Shares, shareholders were entitled to receive 500 pence and 0.1874 Kraft Foods Shares (“KFI”) for every Cadbury Share previously held (total Offer price of £8.40 per Cadbury Share held).

1st October 2012 KFI completed a demerger of its North American grocery business and the name of KFI was changed to Mondeléz International, Inc. (“Mondeléz International”). Under the terms of the demerger holders continued to hold the same number of Mondeléz International shares and in addition, received 1 share in its wholly owned subsidiary company, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (“KFG”) for every 3 shares held on the effective date of the demerger.

Cadbury plc has appointed Georgeson to help find and reunite individuals with their entitlements under the Offer. If you have received a letter from Georgeson and Cadbury plc, it is because you could be entitled to shares or cash that you may not be aware of.

As any new entitlement to Mondeléz International shares will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Cadbury has also appointed Georgeson to facilitate the sale of these shares, should an individual wish to sell their holding and be resident in one of the Permitted Territories for this service.

As any new entitlement to KFG shares will be maintained by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Georgeson are unable to trade these shares on your behalf. You will be contacted separately about these shares once your claim has been processed.

There's more information about claiming your shares, your cash and your options on the back of the letter you received.

Please note, to sell your shares, you need to be resident in one of the Permitted Territories in which this programme is offered. If resident outside of one of the Permitted Territories, you will be able to claim the cash due to you but Georgeson will not be able to trade your shares. Click here for a list of all of the Permitted Territories.
 

If you have any questions about the Cadbury plc asset reunification programme please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Please read the Georgeson's dealing terms and conditions before making a claim. To view the Georgeson dealing terms and conditions please click here.

Please read the terms and conditions of the Corporate Sponsored Nominee before making a claim. To view the Mondeléz Corporate Sponsored Nominee terms and conditions please click here.

If you would like to speak to us direct, please call:

 

  • UK freephone: 0800 2667 8831
  • International freephone: +800 2667 8831
  • Alternatively: +44 (0) 370 707 1839 (calls will be charged)

For the current Mondelez International Inc share price please click here.

 
 

 

Chubb plc and Kidde

 
In June 2003, United Technologies Corporation completed the compulsory acquisition of Chubb plc. Under the terms of the offer, shareholders were entitled to receive £0.75 per share held. Subsequently, in April 2005, United Technologies Corporation also completed the compulsory acquisition of Kidde plc. Under the terms of the offer, shareholders were entitled to receive £1.65 per share held.
 
Georgeson has been appointed to trace former shareholders of Chubb and Kidde who have not claimed the cash due to them under the takeovers and offer them the opportunity to claim the cash amount that is now due to them.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

Community Hospitals Group PLC

 
In January 1998, Community Hospitals Group completed the compulsory acquisition of Independent British Healthcare. Under the terms of the offer, shareholders received 7 new shares in Community Hospitals and £82.66 for every 100 ordinary shares held in Independent British Healthcare.
 
In May 2001, Capio UK PLC completed the compulsory acquisition of Community Hospitals Group. Under the terms of the offer, shareholders received 653p per ordinary share held in Community Hospitals Group.
 
In 2007 Capio was acquired by Ramsay Health Care.
 
Georgeson has been appointed to locate and contact former shareholders of Independent British Healthcare and Community Hospitals Group who have not yet claimed the cash due to them and offer them the opportunity to claim their entitlement before they are paid to court in December 2013.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

Dana Petroleum Plc

 
In November 2010, all remaining shares in Dana Petroleum Plc not already sold by shareholders to Korea National Oil Corporation (“KNOC”) were compulsorily acquired by KNOC. Shareholders were entitled to receive £18 per Dana Petroleum share held. Georgeson have been appointed to trace former shareholders who have not claimed the cash due to them under the takeover and offer them the opportunity to claim the cash amount that is now due to them.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

El Oro Ltd

 
Following a recent migration of the share register for El Oro Ltd from Capita IRG Registrars to Computershare Investor Services PLC, Georgeson (a Computershare company) has been appointed to update shareholder details so that dividend payments can be made.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

Enodis plc

 
In October 2008, The Manitowoc Company Inc (“Manitowoc”) acquired Enodis plc by way of a scheme of arrangement. As a result of this acquisition, shareholders were entitled to £3.28 in cash per share previously owned in Enodis. Georgeson has been appointed by Manitowoc to trace former shareholders who have not claimed the cash due to them under the scheme of arrangement and offer them the opportunity to claim the cash amount that is now due to them.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
  

 

European Motor Holdings and Hogg Group

 
In January 2007, Inchcape plc completed the compulsory acquisition of European Motor Holdings plc. Under the terms of the offer, shareholders were entitled to receive £4.80 for each ordinary share held in European Motor Holdings.
  
In May 1994, Inchcape PLC also completed the compulsory acquisition of  Hogg Group plc ("Hogg Group"). Under the terms of the offer, shareholders  were entitled to receive £2.55 for each ordinary share held in Hogg Group.
 
Georgeson have been appointed by Inchcape to trace former shareholders of Hogg Group and European Motor Holdings who have not claimed the cash due to them under the takeovers and offer them the opportunity to claim the cash amount that is now due.
 
HOGG GROUP DISSENTERS
Please note that, in accordance with the Companies Act 2006, all unclaimed entitlements are soon due to be paid into Court and this programme will close on 25 October 2013. After this date, completed applications will need to be submitted to the Court to claim the entitlement.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 

F&C Global Smaller Companies 

 
Georgeson has been appointed to reunite shareholders of F&C Global Smaller Companies PLC with their unclaimed dividends.
 
We are contacting shareholders to confirm their address and ensure that they are the correct beneficiary to enable payment to be reissued. We will then arrange for the share register to be updated with the correct address details so that future payments will be received. We also provide a share dealing service if a request is made for the sale of shares.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 
 

 
 

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust PLC

 
Georgeson has been appointed to reunite shareholders of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust PLC with their unclaimed dividends.
 
 We are contacting shareholders to confirm their address and ensure that they are the correct beneficiary to enable payment to be reissued. We will then arrange for the share register to be updated with the correct address details so that future payments will be received. We also provide a share dealing service if a request is made for the sale of shares.
 
For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.
 

 

Friends Life

 
Please note that the Georgeson programme relating to Friends Life has now closed. If you have any queries, please email dataquality.life@friendslife.co.uk.
 

 

Friends Provident

 

In November 2009, Resolution Limited completed the compulsory acquisition of Friends Provident plc ("Friends Provident") by means of a Scheme of Arrangement. As a result of the takeover, shareholders were entitled to receive £0.794 for each of the first 2,500 Friends Provident shares held.

 

In May 2014, Resolution Limited changed its name to Friends Life Group Limited ("Friends Life"). In April 2015, Aviva plc ("Aviva") completed the acquisition of Friends Life.

 

Georgeson has been appointed by Aviva to trace former Friends Provident shareholders who have not cashed the cash entitlement due under the offer.

 

 

For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us