The Global Sustainability Trust PLC

Initial Public Offering

This offer is now closed for orders through Barclays Smart Investor

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

  • Confirmation of share allocations is expected to be announced on 13 December 2018
  • If successful, you should see The Global Sustainability Trust PLC shares in your account once your allocation has been confirmed
  • You won’t be charged a transaction fee if you applied to invest in the offer
  • The Global Sustainability Trust PLC shares are expected to commence trading at 08:00 on 17 December 2018
  • You will be able to sell the shares you’re allocated once trading commences.

Expected timeline

  • Offer opened – 5 November 2018
  • Offer closed - 11 December 2018
  • Allocations announced - 13 December 2018
  • Trading starts - 17 December 2018

Offer documents

Prospectus [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Terms of Offer [PDF, 189 KB]

Offer Leaflet [PDF, 820 KB]

Key Information Document [PDF, 96 KB]

Any investment requests which did not match the stated rounding amount are expected to be rounded down to the nearest eligible value. Barclays Investment Solutions Limited can’t accept any liability if The Global Sustainability Trust PLC doesn’t accept your application. When you participate in any new issue the allocation you request isn’t guaranteed and may be reduced if the offer is oversubscribed.

Barclays Investment Solutions Limited has been appointed as an authorised intermediary for this offer and will 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.

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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.