March 17, 2010 // Franchising.com // In accordance with the Listing Rules, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (the "Company") has submitted the following documents to the UK Listing Authority today. These will be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS (telephone no: +44 (0)20 7066 1000).
The above documents (with the exception of the Form of Proxy) can be accessed on the Company's website www.ihgplc.com/investors under shareholder centre or by using the above URLs.
Pursuant to the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, two copies of the proposed new Articles of Association of the Company, to be put to shareholders for approval at the Annual General Meeting, have also been submitted to the UK Listing Authority. A summary of the proposed changes is set out in the Notice of 2010 Annual General Meeting and the draft Articles of Association, highlighting the proposed amendments, are available for inspection at:
InterContinental InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 645,000 guest rooms in over 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with 48 million members worldwide.
IHG has nearly 1,400 hotels in its development pipeline, which will create 160,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.