Tuesday, AERL Holding Limited, the wholly owned
subsidiary of International Consolidated Airlines Group,
S.A., had received valid acceptances of the Offer for
517,490,180 Aer Lingus shares, representing 95.77 per
cent of the existing issued share capital of Aer Lingus.
The Offer will remain open for acceptance until the
final closing date of September 1, 2015, giving Aer
Lingus shareholders time to accept the Offer.
AERL Holding is in receipt of valid acceptances in
respect of more than 75 per cent of Aer Lingus shares
and the Offer is wholly unconditional. As such, AERL
Holding will request Aer Lingus to apply for
cancellation of its share listings by the Irish Stock
Exchange and UK Listing Authority and the cancellation
of the admission to trading of Aer Lingus shares on the
Irish Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange.
anticipated that cancellation of listing and trading
will take effect no earlier than 0800 (Irish time) on 17
September 2015. AERL Holding also intends to take the
necessary steps to acquire compulsorily any outstanding
Aer Lingus shares and to re-register Aer Lingus as a