Publication of prospectus regarding KappAhl's rights issue
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The Board of Directors in KappAhl AB (publ) (”KappAhl”) has prepared a prospectus regarding the rights issue, which has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. The prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference are available from KappAhl by telephone +46 31 771 55 00. The Prospectus is also available on KappAhl’s website, www.kappahl.com/ir under Financial Information/Rights issue 2012, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority’s website, www.fi.se, and Carnegie’s website, www.carnegie.se.
For further information, please contact:
Johan Åberg, President and CEO, phone +46 706 09 99 73,
Håkan Westin, Chief Financial Officer, phone +46 704 71 56 64,
For other information, please contact:
Annette Björklund, Head Public Relations, phone +46 704 71 55 42,
KappAhl was founded 1953 and is a leading Nordic fashion chain with close to 400 stores and 4 500 co-workers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and the Czech Republic. KappAhl designs, markets and sells value-for-money fashion and focus in particular on women 30-50 years of age. In 1999, KappAhl was the first fashion chain to receive environmental management standard certification. During the financial year 2011/2012, KappAhl had sales of SEK 4,6 billion. KappAhl shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Further information is available at www.kappahl.com
KappAhl AB (publ) discloses the information provided here pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 30 November 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
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This press release does not contain or constitute an invitation or an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in KappAhl AB (publ). Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in KappAhl AB (publ) will only be made through the prospectus that KappAhl AB (publ) makes public today.
Neither of the subscription rights, the BTAs (interim shares) or the new shares will be registered in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or Canada or to persons resident there or on account of such persons other than in such exceptional cases that do not require registration in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada.