Opus Group’s rights issue over 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 December 19, 2013, has been fully subscribed. Approximately 99.54 percent of the shares offered have been subscribed for with subscription rights and approximately 0.46 percent of the offered shares 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 241 percent of the shares offered have been received. Hence, the rights issue guarantee undertakings have not been made use of.
Allocation of shares that were subscribed for without subscription rights has 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 November 29, 2013. Notification regarding allocation of shares that have been subscribed for without subscription rights will within short be sent to those who have been allocated shares.
Through the rights issue, Opus Group receives approximately SEK 152.7 million before deduction of transaction costs. The share capital will increase by SEK 359,185.38 from SEK 4,669,410.16 to SEK 5,028,595.54, and the number of shares will increase by 17 959 269 from 233,470,508 shares to 251,429,777 shares when the rights issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office. Trading in new shares on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm is expected to start around January 7, 2014. Advisors Swedbank Corporate Finance acts as financial adviser and Mannheimer Swartling acts as legal advisors to Opus Group in connection with the rights issue.
Gothenburg, December 27, 2013
Opus Group AB (publ)
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