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The Global Sustainability Trust PLC

Initial Public Offering

The offer has been withdrawn by the issuing company.

Company overview

The Company aims to generate capital growth over the long term by investing in a diversified global portfolio, primarily consisting of private market investments, which aims to create positive measurable environmental and social impact. The company enables individual investors to access private market investment opportunities usually only available to major institutional investors.

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Key offer details

  • If you placed an investment application while the offer was open, you don’t need to take any further action.
  • Any subscriptions to this offer will be cancelled and the money will be released back into your Smart Investor account(s).
  • There will be no offer of shares, dividends or other unit of ownership by the Company at this time.

Offer documents

Prospectus [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Terms of Offer [PDF, 189 KB]

Offer Leaflet [PDF, 820 KB]

Key Information Document [PDF, 96 KB]

The withdrawal of this offer is an action taken by The Global Sustainability Trust PLC and not Barclays. Barclays Investment Solutions Limited can’t accept any liability for The Global Sustainability Trust PLC’s withdrawal of their offer. When you participate in any new issue the allocation you request isn’t guaranteed.

Barclays Investment Solutions Limited was appointed as an authorised intermediary for this offer and was due to receive an intermediary fee of 0.5% of the aggregate value of all shares allocated to our customers. The Global Sustainability Trust PLC has consented to the use of the prospectus by Barclays Investment Solutions Limited, together with any applicable conditions attached to such use.

Remember, the value of investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invest. If you’re unsure whether investing is for you, seek independent advice. Tax rules may change in the future and whether they benefit you depends on your individual circumstances.

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Any information provided in connection with this is in accordance with the issuing companies’ consent. Any application to participate in this offer should only be made on the basis of the Prospectus published in connection with this offer.

The Global Sustainability Trust PLC has consented to the use of the prospectus by Barclays Investment Solutions Limited, together with any applicable conditions attached to such use.

This announcement has been prepared by and is the sole responsibility of Barclays Investment Solutions Limited. Barclays Investment Solutions Limited provides wealth and investment products and services (including the Smart Investor investment services) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and NEX. Registered in England. Registered No. 2752982. Registered Office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

The information contained in this announcement must not be transmitted or otherwise sent to any person in the United States of America (the “United States”), Canada, Australia, Japan or in any other territory where to do so would breach applicable laws or regulations. None of Barclays Investment Solutions Limited, The Global Sustainability Trust PLC (the "Company") and Aberdeen Standard Investments (the "Investment Manager") accept any responsibility for any contravention of applicable securities laws and regulations by persons as a result of false information provided by such persons.

This announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus. Investors should not purchase any securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information contained in the final form prospectus published by the Company in connection with the offer of ordinary shares in the Company and the admission of ordinary shares in the Company to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange PLC's main market for listed securities. Copies of the prospectus are available, free of charge, from the Company’s registered office.

This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities to which this announcement relates have not been registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not he offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act. There will be no public offering of the securities in the United States.