RNS Number : 0789W
Inland ZDP PLC
23 January 2013

For release at 7.00am on 23 January 2013


Inland ZDP PLC



Issue of 849,900 new ZDP Shares


The Board of ZDPCo is pleased to announce the issue (the "Issue") of 849,900 new zero dividend preference shares of 10 pence each ("ZDP Shares") at a price of 103 pence each, subject only to admission of the ZDP Shares to listing on the Official List (by way of a standard listing under the Listing Rules) and to trading on London Stock Exchange plc's Main market, for which applications have been made.  Dealings in the ZDP Shares are expected to commence at 8.00 am on 28 January 2013 ("Admission").


The gross proceeds of the Issue are £875,397, which ZDPCo will lend to its holding company, Inland Homes PLC ("Inland"), pursuant to an interest-free secured loan note to be entered into between ZDPCo and Inland on or shortly after Admission ("New Loan Note").  The New Loan Note will be on the same terms as the loan note entered into between ZDPCo and Inland on 20 December 2012.  Inland will pay the Issue costs (estimated to be £23,583) out of its own resources and will apply the proceeds of the Issue to invest in inventories or settle liabilities to vendors.


Stephen Wicks, Chairman of ZDPCo, commented:


"The Inland Group is in the process of negotiating several additions to its development portfolio and the increase in the Group's cash resources following the Issue will help to finance the Group's growth."


A ZDP Share is not an equity share and does not entitle the holder to any dividends, but it offers the holder a capital payment on a fixed date at a higher price than the initial subscription price, giving the holder a fixed return.  The amount due to holders of ZDP Shares, which accrues over time, is accounted for as a liability rather than as share capital.  The holders of ZDP Shares will receive no dividends, but are entitled to receive 155.9 pence per ZDP Share in just over six years' time, on 10 April 2019, when ZDPCo will be wound up.  This equates to a gross redemption yield on the 103p Issue Price of 6.92 per cent. per annum. 


The new ZDP Shares will be identical in all respects to the zero dividend preference shares of 10 pence each of ZDPCo in issue at the date of this announcement ("Existing ZDP Shares") and, therefore, will benefit from the same security arrangements as described in the prospectus published by ZDPCo on 14 December 2012 (the "Prospectus") in respect of the issue of the Existing ZDP Shares which is available for download at http://www.inlandplc.com/investor_relations/zdp_plc/.  In summary, these security arrangements require that Inland place the gross proceeds of the Issue in the Secured Account as Pledged Cash with first priority security over that account granted to ZDPCo.  Amounts may be withdrawn by Inland from the Secured Account to fund the business and reduce the debt of the Inland Group subject to there being granted in favour of ZDPCo first ranking security over Pledged Assets with sufficient value to satisfy the 120 per cent. of the accrued capital entitlement of the ZDP shares then in issue net of Pledged Cash.


Key information about the new ZDP Shares:


Expected admission date

8.00 am on 28 January 2013

ZDP Final Payment Date

10 April 2019

Issue price per ZDP Share

103 pence

Final Capital Entitlement per ZDP Share

155.9 pence

Redemption Yield at the Issue price

6.92 per cent. per annum



Key information about the total ZDP shares following the Issue:

Total number of ZDP Shares in issue


Initial Cover

2.8 times

Hurdle rate to receive the Final Capital Entitlement

-15.1 per cent. per annum

Hurdle rate to receive the initial subscription price

-18.5 per cent. per annum








The above Cover Ratio and Hurdle rates have been derived from the audited consolidated financial statements of Inland Homes PLC as at 30 June 2012, calculated on the basis set out in the Prospectus, but adjusted further to reflect the increased number of ZDP Shares in issue following the Issue and the receipt of the Issue proceeds.


Capitalised words in this announcement have the same meanings as in the Prospectus unless the context otherwise requires.




Further information:




Inland Homes PLC

Stephen Wicks, Chief Executive

Nishith Malde, Finance Director

Paul Brett, Land Director


Tel: 44 (0) 1494 762450


Email: info@inlandplc.com


Ticker: LSE: AIM: INL

Libertas Capital Corporate Finance Limited

Financial Adviser to ZDPCo

Corporate Finance: David Floyd

Sales: Paul Glover

Sandy Jamieson, Director

Tel: 44 (0) 20 7569 9650


Nomad & Broker to INLAND

Corporate Finance:

Matthew Robinson or Rose Herbert

Corporate Broking:

Simon Starr

Tel: 44 (0) 20 7220 0500


TooleyStreet Communications

IR & media relations consultants

Fiona Tooley, Director

Tel: 44 (0) 7785 703523


Graeme Cull, Consultant

Tel: 44 (0) 7976 228397

Office: 44 (0) 121 309 0099


Editor's Note:


INLAND identifies land in the South of England where it considers it to hold excellent potential for residential and mixed use development including commercial space.  It then seeks to enhance its land value by obtaining planning permission before selling consented land onto housebuilders.  It also develops some of its own plots for private sale.



This announcement is for information purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or issue or the solicitation of an offer to buy, subscribe or acquire any securities in any jurisdiction in which any such offer or solicitation would be unlawful.  This announcement and the information contained herein is restricted and is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of South Africa or any other jurisdiction in which such release, publication or distribution would be unlawful.

No representation or warranty, express or implied, is or will be made as to, or in relation to, and no responsibility or liability is or will be accepted by Inland or ZDPCo or by any of their respective affiliates or agents as to, or in relation to, the accuracy or completeness of this Announcement or any other written or oral information made available to or publicly available to any interested party or its advisers, and any liability therefore is expressly disclaimed.

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