SRV announces preliminary results of the rights offering
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The preliminary results of SRV’s approximately EUR 50 million rights offering indicate that a total of approximately 27,180,050 shares were subscribed for, representing approximately 114.5 percent of the 23,731,107 shares offered (the “offer shares”). Approximately 23,284,478 shares, representing approximately 98.1 percent of all offer shares, were subscribed for pursuant to subscription rights and approximately 3,895,572 shares, representing approximately 16.4 percent of all offer shares, were subscribed for without subscription rights in the secondary subscription.
The subscription period for the rights offering ended on 8 September 2015 and trading in interim shares (SRV1VN0115), representing the offer shares subscribed for pursuant to subscription rights, commenced on 9 September 2015. The interim shares will be combined with SRV’s ordinary shares (SRV1V) after the offer shares have been registered with the Finnish Trade Register, which is expected to occur on or about 14 September 2015. Trading in the offer shares as ordinary shares on the official list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd is expected to start on or about 15 September 2015.
In accordance with the terms and conditions of the rights offering, the offer shares subscribed for without subscription rights (secondary subscription) will be allocated per book-entry account in proportion to the number of offer shares subscribed for and recorded on the subscriber’s book-entry account directly as ordinary shares on or about 15 September 2015.
SRV expects to announce the final results of the rights offering on 14 September 2015.
Nordea Bank Finland Plc and Pohjola Bank plc acted as the managers for the rights offering.
Juha Pekka Ojala, President and CEO, tel. +358 (0)40 733 4173
Ilkka Pitkänen, CFO, tel. +358 (0)40 667 0906
Päivi Kauhanen, Vice President, Communications, tel. +358 (0)50 598 9560
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