Lifco AB withdraws the offer to the shareholders of NOTE AB (publ)
On Friday 25 January 2013, after the Stockholm Stock Exchange’s closing time, Lifco AB announced the withdrawal of the offer to the shareholders of NOTE AB (publ).
The acceptance period for the offer from Lifco to the shareholders of NOTE expired on 23 January 2013. At the end of the acceptance period, 4,258,619 shares, corresponding to 14.7 percent of the shares and votes, in NOTE had been tendered in the offer.
Completion of the offer was conditional upon, among other things, that the offer was accepted to such an extent that Lifco should become the owner of shares representing more than 90 percent of the outstanding shares in NOTE. This condition has not been satisfied. Accordingly, Lifco has resolved to withdraw the offer.
The shares tendered in the offer will not be acquired by Lifco, but will remain in the respective holder’s possession without any actions by the holder.
For more information on the withdrawal, please visit http://lifco.se/offer-to-the-shareholders-of-note/
For more information, please contact:
Stefan Charette, Chairman of the Board, tel. +46 (0)73 994 70 79
Peter Laveson, CEO and President, tel. +46 (0)8 568 99006, +46 (0)70 433 9999
Henrik Nygren, CFO, tel. +46 (0)8 568 99003, +46 (0)70 977 0686
NOTE is one of the leading manufacturing and logistics partners for electronics production in northern Europe. NOTE produces PCBs, sub-assemblies and box build products. NOTE's offering covers the whole product lifecycle, from design to after-sales. NOTE has a presence in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK, Estonia and China. In 2011, net sales were SEK 1,209 million; the group has approximately 900 employees. NOTE is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange. For more information, please go to www.note.eu.
NOTE AB (publ) discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication on 28 January 2013 at 1:40 p.m.