Sale of shares in AcadeMedia AB (publ)
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN OR AUSTRALIA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.
Marvin Holding Limited (a holding company owned by EQT V Limited and its co-investors) (“Marvin”) has sold 12,000,000 shares in AcadeMedia AB (publ) (“AcadeMedia”) through an accelerated bookbuilding process to Swedish and international institutional investors at a price of SEK 58 per share (the “Placing”). The Placing was several times oversubscribed.
Following the Placing, Marvin owns 39,248,326 shares in AcadeMedia, representing approximately 41.6% of the total number of shares in AcadeMedia. 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 Investment Bank AB (publ) and Nordea Bank AB (publ) acted as joint bookrunners in connection with the Placing.
Marvin Holding Limited
14 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.