SRV GROUP PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 27 JUNE 2022 AT 14:30 EEST
Final results of SRV Group Plc’s directed share issue
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SRV Group Plc’s (“SRV”) Directed Offering (as defined below) has ended and the Board of Directors of SRV has today resolved on the approval of the Directed Offering.
In the Directed Offering, SRV issues a total of 68,220,000 new shares (the “Directed Offer Shares”) to the holders of SRV’s capital notes (the “Directed Offering”). The subscription price in the Directed Offering was EUR 0.10 per Directed Offer Share, payable by setting off a receivable based on the hybrid bond against the subscription price receivable. In accordance with the terms and conditions of the Directed Offering, the maximum amount to be used for the subscription was 45 per cent of the nominal value of the hybrid bonds. In the Directed Offering, the Directed Offer Shares have been subscribed for approximately EUR 6.8 million. Due to the subscription price being paid by set-off, SRV does not receive any cash proceeds from the Directed Offering.
The Directed Offer Shares issued in the Directed Offering amount to approximately 10 per cent of the outstanding shares in SRV following the Directed Offering and the simultaneous rights issue. As a result of the Directed Offering and the rights issue, the total number of shares in SRV is 679,293,741.
In the Directed Offering, 98.3 per cent of the convertible outstanding principal of SRV’s EUR 45,000,000 capital notes issued on 22 March 2016 (ISIN: FI4000198114) was used to subscribe for Directed Offer Shares and 100 per cent of the convertible outstanding principal of SRV’s EUR 58,400,000 capital notes issued on 23 May 2019 (ISIN: FI4000384185) was used to subscribe for Directed Offer Shares. Based on the terms and conditions approved in written procedures, the nominal value of the unconverted hybrid bonds will be cut entirely.
The Directed Offer Shares will confer the same rights as SRV’s other shares from their registration with the Trade Register maintained by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office, on or about 28 June 2022 and their delivery to the investor’s book-entry account, on or about 29 June 2022. An application will be made for the admission to trading of the Directed Offer Shares on the official list of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd, and trading in the Directed Offer Shares is expected to commence on or about 30 June 2022, provided that Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd accepts SRV’s listing application. With respect to accepted subscriptions, a separate notification is sent to investors no later than on or about 12 July 2022.
Borenius Attorneys Ltd acts as legal counsel to SRV. Pareto Securities AB (“Pareto”) has acted as the financial advisor to SRV in the written procedures regarding the hybrid notes.
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SRV is a Finnish developer and innovator in the construction industry. We are building a more sustainable and responsible urban environment that fosters economic value and takes into consideration the wellbeing of both the environment and people. We call this approach lifecycle wisdom. Our genuine engagement and enthusiasm for our work comes across in every encounter – and listening is one of our most important ways of working. We believe that the only way to change the world is through discussion.
Our company, established in 1987, is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. We operate in growth centres in Finland. In 2021, our revenue totalled EUR 932.6 million. In addition to about 1,000 SRV employees, we have a network of around 3,600 partners.
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Full terms, conditions and instructions for the Directed Offering are included in the terms and conditions of the Directed Offering that were prepared by SRV in connection with the Directed Offering. The terms and conditions of the Directed Offering are available on SRV’s website at www.srv.fi/en/investors/srv-as-an-investment/directed-share-issue/.
Investors are advised to familiarise themselves with the notices of written procedures and the information presented therein.
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Pareto acts exclusively for SRV and no one else. Pareto does not regard any other person as a respective client in relation to the arrangement. Pareto will not be responsible to anyone other than SRV for providing the protections afforded to its respective clients nor for giving advice in relation to the arrangement or any transaction or arrangement referred to herein.
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