SRV’s rights offering significantly oversubscribed
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• Rights offering oversubscribed by 14.5 percent
• Net proceeds of approximately EUR 48.5 million
• Total number of shares in SRV to increase to 60,499,575 shares
The Board of Directors of SRV Group Plc has today approved all subscriptions made pursuant to subscription rights.
A total of 27,182,182 shares were subscribed for in SRV’s the rights offering, representing 114.5 percent of the 23,731,107 shares offered (the “offer shares”). A total of 23,292,610 shares were subscribed for pursuant to subscription rights, representing 98.2 percent of all offer shares, and a total of 3,889,572 shares were subscribed for without subscription rights in the secondary subscription, representing 16.4 percent of all offer shares.
The subscription price was EUR 2.11 per offer share and SRV raised net proceeds of approximately EUR 48.5 million through the rights offering. As a result of the rights offering, the total number of shares in SRV will increase to 60,499,575. The offer shares will carry all ordinary shareholder rights in SRV, including the right to receive dividends and other distributions of funds, if any, as of the registration of the offer shares with the Finnish trade register, on or about 14 September 2015.
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) when the offer shares have been registered with the Finnish trade register, on or about 14 September 2015. Trading of the offer shares will commence on the official list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd on 15 September 2015. The offer shares subscribed for without subscription rights (secondary subscription) will be recorded on the subscriber’s book-entry account directly as ordinary shares on or about 15 September 2015.
The account operators will confirm to the subscribers the subscriptions for offer shares subscribed for without subscription rights (secondary subscription) on or about 16 September 2015. The subscription price paid for the unallocated offer shares will be refunded to such subscribers on or about 17 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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