Lund, May 23, 2016 – The result of Anoto Group AB’s (publ) (“Anoto” or the “Company”) rights issue, for which the subscription period ended on May 19, 2016, indicated that 1,003,716,488 shares, representing approximately 94 percent of the offered shares, were subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights. Additionally, applications for subscription without subscription rights of 344,575,412 shares, corresponding to approximately 32 percent of the offered shares, have been received. Thus, the rights issue is fully subscribed. Through the rights issue, Anoto will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 160 million before transaction costs.
Those who have subscribed for shares without subscription rights will be allotted shares according to the principles outlined in the prospectus. Such subscribers who have been allotted shares without subscription rights are expected to be notified on May 23, 2016. Only those who are allotted shares will be notified.
Through the rights issue Anoto’s share capital increases by SEK 21,323,876.52 from SEK 21,323,876.52 to SEK 42,647,753.04 and the total number of shares increases by 1,066,193,826 from 1,066,193,826 to 2,132,387,652 when the rights issue is registered by the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
The final day for trading in paid subscribed shares (BTAs) is expected to be May 24, 2016. The new shares subscribed for with subscription rights are expected to start trading on Nasdaq Stockholm on May 30, 2016, and the shares subscribed for without subscription rights on June 9, 2016.
Financial and legal advisors Carnegie is acting as financial advisor and Setterwalls is acting as legal advisor to Anoto. Baker & McKenzie is acting as legal advisor to Carnegie.
For further information, please contact:
Jörgen Durban, Chairman of the Board of Directors Joonhee Won, CEO
For more information about Anoto, please visit www.anoto.comor email email@example.com
Anoto Group AB (publ) Reg.No. 556532-3929, Mobilvägen 10, SE- 223 62 Lund Tel. +46 46 540 12 00
The information above has been made public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 08:00 am (CET) on May 23, 2016.
Important information The information in this press release does not constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in Anoto. Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in Anoto will only be made through the prospectus that Anoto estimates to publish on or around 2 May 2016.
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No subscription rights, BTAs (interim shares) or new shares have or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (“Securities Act”), or securities legislation in any state or other jurisdiction in the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, except pursuant to an available exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements which reflect Anoto’s current view on future events and financial and operational development. The words “intend”, “estimate”, “expect”, “may”, “plan”, “anticipate” or similar expressions regarding indications or prognoses of future developments or trends and which are not statements based on historical facts constitute forward-looking information. Although Anoto believes that these statements are based on reasonable assumptions and expectations, Anoto cannot give any assurances that such statements will materialize. Forward-looking statements are in its nature involved with both known and unknown risks and uncertainties, since it is depending on future events and circumstances. Forward-looking statements do not constitute any representations and warranties and the outcome could differ materially from the information set out in the forward-looking statements.
About Anoto Anoto is a global leader in digital writing and drawing solutions. Its technology enables high-precision pen input on nearly any surface. Anoto is present around the world through a global network of strategic licensing partners that deliver user-friendly writing and drawing solutions for effective collection, transfer and storage of data. Anoto is traded on the Small Cap list of Nasdaq Stockholm under ANOT.
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