Arcam AB (publ) (“Arcam” or the “Company”) announced, on the 10 October 2017, that the Board of Directors resolved to launch a preferential rights issue of 4,109,286 ordinary shares with preferential rights for the Company’s existing shareholders (the “Rights Issue”), with the support from the approval by the Annual General Meeting 16 June 2017. Accordingly, Arcam’s Board of Directors have prepared a prospectus, which today has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (“SFSA”).
For full information on the Rights Issue, please refer to the prospectus which has today been approved and registered by the SFSA. The prospectus will be available on Arcam’s website, www.arcamgroup.com, Carnegie’s website, www.carnegie.se and, within a few days, the SFSA’s website, www.fi.se.
25 October 2017 – 7 November 2017 Trading in subscription rights
25 October 2017 – 9 November 2017 Subscription period
On or about 16 November 2017 Announcement of the outcome of the Rights Issue
On or about 27 November 2017 Completion and registration of the Rights Issue
Advisers and issuing agent
Söderlind & Co AB is financial adviser to Arcam, and Baker McKenzie is legal adviser in connection with the Rights Issue. Carnegie Investment Bank AB is the issuing agent in the Rights Issue.
This announcement is not and does not form a part of any offer for sale of securities. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, South Africa or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would require registration or other measures. The securities referred to in this announcement have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and accordingly may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in accordance with applicable U.S. state securities laws. The Company does not intend to register any offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.
Any Offering of securities referred to in this announcement will only be made by means of a prospectus. This announcement is not a prospectus for the purposes of Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any Member State, the “Prospectus Directive”). Investors should not invest in any securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information contained in the aforementioned prospectus. In any EEA Member State other than Sweden that has implemented the Prospectus Directive, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive, i.e., only to investors who can receive the offer without an approved prospectus in such EEA Member State.
This communication is only being distributed to and is only directed at persons in the United Kingdom that are (i) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”) or (ii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom this announcement may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). This communication must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this communication relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons. Persons distributing this communication must satisfy themselves that it is lawful to do so.
Matters discussed in this announcement may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intends,” “estimate,” “will,” “may,” “continue,” “should” and similar expressions. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions. Although the Company believes that these assumptions were reasonable when made, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties, contingencies and other important factors which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond its control. Such risks, uncertainties, contingencies and other important factors could cause actual events to differ materially from the expectations expressed or implied in this release by such forward-looking statements. The information, opinions and forward-looking statements contained in this announcement speak only as at its date, and are subject to change without notice.
For further information:
Magnus René, CEO and President, Arcam
Cell: +46 702 79 89 99 or +1 781 266 6957
E-mail: magnus [dot] rene [at] arcam [dot] com