Eniro announces number of newly issued shares, number of paid subscribed shares and the measuring period

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Eniro announces number of newly issued shares, number of paid subscribed shares and the measuring period for establishing the subscription price in the cash issue 

Eniro AB (publ) (“Eniro” or the “Company”) has, as previously announced, completed the exchange offers to holders of preference shares and convertible bonds and in addition completed a set-off issue to Eniro’s lending banks. The exchange offers and the set-off issue has resulted in paid subscribed shares (BTA) as follows.

In the exchange offers a total of 741,223 preference shares and a total nominal amount of the convertible bonds of SEK 231,998,003 have been submitted for redemption, which has resulted in Eniro issuing a total of 1,629,959,110 class A ordinary shares, of which 956,416,525 to holders of preference shares and 673,542,585 to holders of convertible bonds. Awaiting final registration, the issues have resulted in 1,629,959,110 paid subscribed shares (“BTA UE”). After the completion of the exchange offers, the Company has a total of 258,777 outstanding preference shares and a total nominal convertible debt of SEK 29,001,997 outstanding.

In addition, the directed issue of class B ordinary shares has been completed to Eniro’s lending banks with payment through set-off of approximately SEK 150 million in bank loans and has resulted in Eniro issuing a total of 483 870 966 class B ordinary shares. Awaiting final registration, the issues have resulted in the same number of paid subscribed shares (“BTA B”)

BTA UE will be traded at Nasdaq Stockholm from (and including) Monday, 9 October 2017. Consequently, the subscription price in the coming cash issue will be set at about a 30 percent discount based on a theoretical price after the completed cash issue, based on the lower of (i) SEK 0.31 and (ii) a volume-weighted average price for the Company’s class A ordinary share and BTA UE during the period from (and including) 9 October 2017 until (and including) 20 October 2017.

BTA B will not be traded.

When the new class A and class B ordinary shares have been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket), BTA UE and BTA B will be converted into ordinary shares of class A and class B respectively. The registration is expected to take place on or about 6 December 2017.

Preliminary time table

9 October–6 December 2017                  Trading in the paid subscribed shares from the exchange offers

23 October 2017                                           Announcement of terms in the cash issue

26 October 2017                                           Publication of prospectus regarding the cash issue

27 October 2017                                           Record date for participation in the cash issue

1 November–15 November 2017          Subscription period in the cash issue

On or about 6 December 2017[1]              Conversion of paid subscribed shares from the exchange offers to ordinary class A shares 

For more information, please contact:

Björn Björnsson, Chairman of the board of directors, tel +46 70 399 80 16

Örjan Frid, President and managing director, tel +46 705 611 615

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 20.15  CET on 9 October 2017.

Eniro is a leading search company for individuals and businesses in the Nordic region. Eniro Group has approximately 1,700 employees. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm [ENRO], with approximately 14,000 shareholders at present and is headquartered in Kista, Stockholm. More on Eniro at enirogroup.com, twitter.com/eniro, facebook.com/eniro.

Detta pressmeddelande finns tillgängligt på svenska på www.enirogroup.com/sv/pressmeddelanden. 

Important information

This press release does not contain or constitute an invitation or an offer to acquire, sell, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in Eniro. The invitation to subscribe for shares in Eniro will only be made through the prospectus that Eniro has published on its website, following the approval and registration thereof by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and only to the persons to whom the prospectus is addressed. The prospectus contains, among other things, risk factors, financial statements as well as information regarding Eniro’s board of directors. This press release has not been approved by any regulatory authority and is not a prospectus. Accordingly, investors should not subscribe for or purchase any securities referred to in this press release except on the basis of information provided in the prospectus.

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No subscription rights, paid subscribed shares or new shares have been or will be registered under the Securities Act, or with any other securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and no subscription rights, paid subscribed shares or new shares may be offered, sold, resold, transferred, delivered or distributed, directly or indirectly, into or within the United States or on the 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, and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any state or jurisdiction of the United States. No public offering of subscription rights, paid subscribed shares or new shares is made in the United States. There is no intention to register any securities referred to herein in the United States or to make a public offering in the United States.

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[1] The last day of trading in the paid subscribed shares is contingent on the Swedish Companies Registration Office’s (Swe. Bolagsverkets) approval of the decision to reduce the share capital at the shareholder’s meeting on 7 June 2017, which is linked to the decision to issue new shares.

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Eniro is a search company that aggregates, filters and organizes local information. Our growth is driven by users’ increasing mobility and multiscreen behavior, where we are at the forefront with modern technical solutions. For more than 100 years Eniro has helped people find local information and companies find customers. Today it is a multiscreen solution – our users search for information using their smart phones, tablets and desktops. Mobile advertising is today the fastest growing part of Eniro’s business. Eniro is the local search engine. A smart shortcut to what you need, no matter where you are or where you are going. Eniro is one of the largest search companies in the Nordic region and Poland. The company has approximately 2,000 employees and has been listed on NASDAQ Stockholm since 2000. During 2014, Eniro revenues amounted to SEK 3,002m and EBITDA was SEK 631m. Approximately 88 percent of Eniro advertising revenues come from multiscreen channels. The company’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden. More on Eniro at www.enirogroup.com. Eniro – Discover local. Search local.

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