Eniro announces that the recapitalization plan is now fully completed
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Eniro’s share issues etc. are now registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket). Conversion of BTA UE, BTA 1 and BTA B as well as the issuance of shares in the commitment fee issue to guarantors of the cash issue will be completed. The new loan terms with the bank consortium have today entered into force. The recapitalization plan is fully completed.
Time table for registration, conversion and issuance of shares:
|7 December 2017:||Registration with the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket) regarding the exchange offers, the cash issue, the banks’ set-off issues and the commitment fee issue|
|8 December 2017:||First day of trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in the ordinary class A shares from the commitment fee issue|
|13 December 2017:||Record date for conversion of BTA UE and BTA 1 to ordinary class A shares|
|14 December 2017:||Record date for conversion of BTA B (class B shares to the banks in the set-off issue)|
|15 December 2017:||First day of trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in class A ordinary shares from the exchange offers and the cash issue|
At the same time as the registration of the share issue, the company’s bank debt has been reduced through amortization of debt, debt write-offs and the banks’ conversion of loans into common shares in accordance with the recapitalization plan. The new loan terms have therefore entered into force. In connection with the new loan terms, the company will fulfill its obligation to bear the cost of the banks’ expenses relating to the recapitalization process. The expenses presented by the banks are approximately SEK 16 million higher than what has previously been communicated. After Eniro has questioned whether the higher expenses are reasonable, the banks have accounted for the necessity of the higher expenses and assured that they are reasonable. In addition to the previous credit commitments, the banks have committed to provide financing for the cost of the increased expenses in its entirety. Considering all circumstances, especially the significant debt write-offs and the banks’ assurance that the expenses are reasonable, the company has decided to accept the higher cost level.
Because of the registrations with Bolagsverket and the new loan terms entering into force, the company’s recapitalization plan is fully completed.
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 70-561 16 15
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 and facebook.com/eniro.
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