Opus Group’s rights issue fully subscribed
The new share issue in Opus Group AB (publ) ("Opus Group") with preferential rights for the company’s shareholders, for which the subscription period ended on 9 October 2012, has been fully subscribed. 38 343 282 shares, corresponding to approximately 99,30 per cent of the shares offered, have been subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights and 269 127 shares, corresponding to approximately 0,70 per cent of the shares offered, have been allocated to persons that have subscribed for shares without subscription rights. In total, applications for subscription of shares without subscription rights corresponding to approximately 47,24 per cent of the shares offered have been received. Accordingly, performance under the rights issue guarantee undertakings have not been called for.
Allotment of the shares that were subscribed for without subscription rights have been made in accordance with the principles outlined in the prospectus that has been prepared in connection with the rights issue and that was published on 24 September 2012. Notification regarding allotment of shares that have been subscribed for without subscription rights will be sent within short to those who have been allotted shares.
Through the rights issue, Opus Group receives approximately 50.2 MSEK before deduction of costs related to the rights issue. The share capital will increase by SEK 772 248,18 from SEK 3 861 240,92 to SEK 4 633 489,10 and the number of shares will increase by 38 612 409 from 193 062 046 shares to in total 231 674 455 shares when the rights issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office. Trading on NASDAQ OMX First North Premier in the new shares subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights is expected to commence around October 22, 2012. Trading in shares subscribed for without subscription rights is expected to commence around
October 30, 2012.
Swedbank Corporate Finance acts as lead financial adviser and Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå acts as legal adviser
to Opus Group in connection with the rights issue.
Gothenburg, Sweden, 15th of October 2012
Opus Group AB (publ)
This press info is available in Swedish at www.opus.se.