In pursuance of Sections 4 and 5 of the Transfer of Businesses (Protection of Creditors) Ordinance (Chapter 49 of the Laws of Hong Kong)
NOTICE is hereby given that Nikkei FT Scout Asia Limited (the “Transferor”), whose registered office is at 6/F., Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong (the “Transferor’s Business Address”) carrying on the business of the provision of digital information and data services for global businesses focusing on Asian economies and companies (the “Business”) under the name of “Nikkei FT Scout Asia Limited” and “scoutAsia” at (i) the Transferor’s Business Address with effect from 28 June 2021 and (ii) 18/F., Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong with effect from 6 January 2020 to 27 June 2021, has agreed to transfer (the “Transfer”) its Business together with certain assets relating thereto to Nikkei Inc. (the “Transferee”), whose business address is at 1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-8066, Japan (the “Transferee’s Business Address”).
The completion of the Transfer will take place on 31 December 2021 (or such later date as the Transferor and Transferee may agree) (the “Transfer Date”).
Following the Transfer, the Transferee intends to carry on the Business under the name of “scoutAsia” principally at the Transferee’s Business Address after the Transfer Date.
Notice is hereby given that at the expiration of one (1) month after the date of the last publication of this notice, the liability of the Transferee for all the debts and obligations arising out of the carrying on of the Business by the Transferor shall cease by virtue of the Transfer of Businesses (Protection of Creditors) Ordinance unless proceedings are instituted prior to such expiration.
Dated the 26th day of November 2021
Nikkei FT Scout Asia Limited