Opus Group’s rights issue oversubscribed
The new share issue in Opus Group AB (publ) (Opus Group) with preferential right for the company’s shareholders, for which the subscription period ended on March 31, 2015, has been fully subscribed. Approximately 98.46 percent of the shares offered have been subscribed for with subscription rights and approximately 1.54 percent of the offered shares have been allocated to persons who have subscribed for shares without subscription rights and also subscribed for shares with subscription rights. In total, applications for subscription of shares without subscription rights corresponding to approximately 185.03 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 March 11, 2015. 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 154.7 million before deduction of transaction costs. The share capital will increase by SEK 562,585.36 from SEK 5,172,683.26 to SEK 5,735,268.62 and the number of shares will increase by 28,129,268 from 258,634,163 shares to 286,763,431 shares when the rights issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office. Trading in new shares on Nasdaq Stockholm is expected to start from around April 15, 2015.
Swedbank Corporate Finance acts as financial advisor and Vinge Advokatbyrå acts as legal advisor to Opus Group in connection with the rights issue.
Gothenburg, April 7, 2015
Opus Group AB (publ)
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