The total program amounts to EUR 100 M. As part of this program ASSA ABLOY has issued four convertible bonds of EUR 25 M each to a company especially established for this purpose. The average share price for the measuring part of five days prior to 20 November 2001 amounts to SEK 148 with a SEK/EUR rate of 9.364 gives a conversion price of EUR 15.8 for the first bond. The second, third and fourth convertible bond will have conversion prices of EUR 19 (20 % premium), EUR 22.1 (40 % premium) and EUR 25.3 (60 % premium) respectively.
The program is 200% oversubscribed and over 4,000 employees in more than 15 countries have decided to participate.
The program will run to November 2006 in line with the maturity of the convertible bonds.
The dilution will amount to 1.39 percent of the share capital and 0.94 percent of the number of votes, on a fully diluted basis.
The ASSA ABLOY Group is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of locking solutions,
dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. Current sales for the Group are in excess of
SEK 20 billion (approximately USD 2 billion) and the number of employees is more than 25,000.
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions and offers mecahnical and electromechanical locks, digital door locks, security doors, entrance automation, hotel security and secure identity solutions, primarily in identity and access management, as well as a number of other related products and services.
Since its formation in 1994, ASSA ABLOY has grown from a regional company into an international Group with some 47,000 employees operating in more than 70 countries and sales of around SEK 71 billion.