Please find below a link to the official announcement by Gloria Jean’s Coffees regarding the proposed acquisition by GYP (SGX:YPG).

I am available to Gloria Jean’s Coffees until the end of March in an advisory capacity, but am now not operationally active.

DECEMBER 19 2013, 5PM: Marking the next phase in the global expansion of Gloria Jean’s Coffees, the company is today announcing its proposed acquisition by Singapore headquartered and SGX listed Global Yellow Pages Limited (“GYP”) (SGX:YPG).

GYP’s acquisition of Gloria Jean’s Coffees, including all “Gloria Jean’s Coffees” and “It’s A Grind” intellectual property, the global supply chain operations, and the master franchisor business for all Gloria Jean’s Coffees coffee houses world-wide, will provide significant funding and resources for its continued global expansion with a focus on Asia, especially China…read more.

To view the official announcements: Click on the links below.

Gloria Jeans Coffees Official Announcement.

GYP Rights Issue Document.

GPY News Release.