Contemplated sale of shares in AcadeMedia AB (publ)
Press release, 13 February 2017
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN OR AUSTRALIA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.
Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) (”Carnegie”) and Nordea Bank AB (publ) (“Nordea”) have been retained to explore the opportunity to sell shares in AcadeMedia AB (publ) ("AcadeMedia") to Swedish and international institutional investors (the “Placing”). The shares are owned by Marvin Holding Limited (a holding company owned by EQT V Limited and its co-investors) (“Marvin”).
Marvin’s current holding amounts to 51,248,326 shares, representing 54.4% of the total number of shares in AcadeMedia.
The price per share in the Placing will be determined through an accelerated bookbuilding process. The bookbuilding period commences today, 13 February 2017, at 17:30 CET and may close at any time on short notice. Subject to customary exceptions or obtaining consent from Carnegie and Nordea, Marvin has agreed to a lock-up period, in relation to its remaining shares in AcadeMedia, until the period ending on the date of the publication of AcadeMedia’s interim report as at and for the three months ended on 31 March 2017, that currently is planned to be published on 10 May 2017.
Carnegie and Nordea are acting as joint bookrunners in connection with the Placing.
Marvin Holding Limited
13 February 2017
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT AN OFFER OF SECURITIES OR INVESTMENTS FOR SALE OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY SECURITIES OR INVESTMENTS IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE SUCH OFFER OR SOLICITATION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. NO ACTION HAS BEEN TAKEN THAT WOULD PERMIT AN OFFERING OF THE SECURITIES OR POSSESSION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE ACTION FOR THAT PURPOSE IS REQUIRED. PERSONS INTO WHOSE POSSESSION THIS ANNOUNCEMENT COMES ARE REQUIRED TO INFORM THEMSELVES ABOUT AND TO OBSERVE ANY SUCH RESTRICTIONS. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RESTRICTIONS MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY SUCH JURISDICTION.