12 September 2023
Riverstone Energy Limited
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Important information for United States shareholders
Riverstone Energy Limited (the "Company") is making this notification to the Company's shareholders for the attention of any shareholder that is a United States person for United States federal income tax purposes (each a "US Shareholder").
Any US Shareholder that intends to participate in the Company's tender offer (the "Tender Offer") commenced on 17 August 2023 is asked to file a completed Form W-9 with the Company's registrars, Link Group, before the closing of the Tender Offer at 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 26 September 2023.
US Shareholders should send completed Forms W-9 to Link Group, Corporate Actions, Central Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4DL, United Kingdom (Attention: Riverstone Energy Limited Tender Offer). Scanned W-9 forms will be accepted by email at [email protected]. In all cases, the relevant US Shareholder's Investor Code and name and address must be supplied to Link on a covering note so Link can identify the relevant account on the shareholder register against the relevant Tender Acceptance.
Failure by any such US Shareholder to file a completed Form W-9 on a timely basis may result in any consideration payable to that shareholder pursuant to the Tender Offer being subject to US backup withholding.
US Shareholders with any queries regarding the submission of a Form W-9 should contact Link Group on +44 (0)371 664 0321. Calls are charged at the standard geographic rate and will vary by provider. Calls outside the United Kingdom will be charged at the applicable international rate. The helpline is open between 9.00 a.m. (London time) - 5.30 p.m., Monday to Friday excluding public holidays in England and Wales. Please note that Link Group cannot provide any financial, legal or tax advice and calls may be recorded and monitored for security and training purposes.
Further information on how to participate in the Tender Offer and how to tender Shares are set out in the circular regarding the Tender Offer published on 17 August 2023.
For further information
For Riverstone Energy Limited:
+44 (0) 20 3206 6300
J.P. Morgan Cazenove - Joint Corporate Broker
+44 (0) 203 493 8000
Numis Securities Limited - Joint Corporate Broker
+44 (0) 207 260 1000
About Riverstone Energy Limited:
REL is a closed-ended investment company which invests in the energy industry that has since 2020 been exclusively focussed on pursuing and has committed $193 million to a global strategy across decarbonisation sectors presented by Riverstone's investment platform. REL's ordinary shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol RSE. REL has 15 active investments spanning decarbonisation, oil and gas, renewable energy and power in the Continental U.S., Western Canada, Europe and Australia.
For further details, see www.RiverstoneREL.com
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