AQ Group admitted to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm
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The information in this press release does not constitute an invitation or an offer to acquire, sell, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares or other securities in AQ Group AB. No shares or other securities will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") or in accordance with any other rules or regulations in any country other than Sweden, and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or any other country where such transfer or offer may be prohibited, or to residents of any such country or on account of such persons, other than pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act or similar legislation in another country, respectively.
Nasdaq Stockholm’s listing committee has admitted the shares of AQ Group AB (publ) to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main market. The first day of trading is planned to be January 16, 2017.
Nasdaq Stockholm’s listing committee has admitted the shares of AQ Group AB (publ) to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm. The resolution is conditional upon the company fulfilling certain formal requirements inter alia in relation to the prospectus.
The listing means that AQ Group’s listing on AktieTorget ceases. The last trading day in the shares on AktieTorget will be January 13, 2017. First trading day in the company’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm will be January 16, 2017. The company’s shareholders do not need to take any action because of the listing.
AQ Group AB has applied to Finansinspektionen (Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority) for approval and registration of a prospectus written due to the listing. It is expected to be approved, registered and published on or around January 9, 2017. The prospectus will be made available via the homepage of Finansinspektionen (www.fi.se/Register/Prospektregistret) and at the company’s homepage (www.aqg.se).
The stock exchange listing is not combined with any issue, sale or other offering to the market.
Fredersen Advokatbyrå AB has acted as legal advisor in the process.
For further information contact:
Group CEO: Claes Mellgren +46 70-592 83 38
Chairman of the Board: P-O Andersson +46 70-526 90 77
AQ Group is required to make the information in this press release public in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was released by CEO Claes Mellgren for publication at 8:30 on January 5, 2017.
AQ is a leading supplier to demanding industrial customers and is listed on AktieTorget
The Group consists of operating companies each of which develop their special skills and in cooperation with other companies, striving to provide cost effective solutions in close cooperation with the customer.
AQ has about 4,900 employees in in Sweden, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Hungary, India, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Serbia and Thailand. In 2015 AQ had net sales of about 2.9 billion SEK.
AQ has the highest credit rating AAA.