Final result of Nurminen Logistics’ rights offering

 Nurminen Logistics Plc                              Stock Exchange Release       27 July 2017, at 4.15 P.M Finnish time

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  • All 29,229,764 new shares (the “New Shares”) offered in the rights offering (the “Rights Offering”) were subscribed for.
  • Gross proceeds raised through the Rights Offering were approximately EUR 5.7 million. Additionally, the Company’s payment obligations pertaining to repurchase of certain real estate properties decreased approximately by EUR 2.4 million, when the subscription price was paid by setting off these payment obligations.
  • Total number of shares in Nurminen Logistics Plc will increase to 43,904,174 shares

The Board of Directors of Nurminen Logistics Plc (“Nurminen Logistics” or the “Company”) has approved all subscriptions made pursuant to subscription rights in the Rights Offering that ended on 21 July 2017 (the “Rights Offering). According to the final result, a total of 4,619,781 New Shares were subscribed for pursuant to the subscription rights, representing approximately 15.81 per cent of the New Shares offered in the Rights Offering. The Rights Offering did not include the right to secondary subscription, and the Board of Directors of the Company resolved, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Rights Offering, on allocation and offering of the unsubscribed New Shares to the parties who had given subscription undertakings. The Board of Directors resolved on allocation of a total of 24,609,983 New Shares, representing approximately 84.19 per cent of the New Shares offered in the Rights Offering, that were not subscribed for pursuant to the subscription rights. The Board of Directors approved the subscriptions made by the investors who had given subscription undertakings.  

All the New Shares in the Company, a total of 29,229,764 New Shares, were subscribed for.

The subscription price was EUR 0.28 per New Share, and Nurminen Logistics raised gross proceeds of approximately EUR 5.7 million through the Rights Offering. Additionally, the Company’s payment obligations pertaining to repurchase of certain real estate properties decreased of approximately EUR 2.4 million due to the subscription of the unsubscribed New Shares by Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (“Ilmarinen”), whereby the subscription price for the New Shares was paid by setting off the Company’s payment obligations to Ilmarinen. After the registration of the New Shares with the Finnish Trade Register, the total number of shares in Nurminen Logistics will increase to 43,904,174 shares. The New Shares will entitle their holders to dividend and other distributions of funds, if any, and to other shareholder rights in the Company after the New Shares have been registered with the Finnish Trade Register and Nurminen Logistics’ shareholders register on or about 28 July 2017.

Trading in interim shares (NLG1VN0117), representing the New Shares subscribed for pursuant to subscription rights, commenced on 24 July 2017. The interim shares will be combined with Nurminen Logistics’s existing shares (NLG1V) on or about 28 July 2017. Trading of the New Shares will commence on the official list of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd from on or about 31 July 2017.

Nurminen Logistics Plc
Board of Directors

For further information, please contact:
Olli Pohjanvirta, Chairman of the Board of Directors, tel. +358 40 900 6977
Marko Tuunainen, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 545 7011

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
Key media
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The Company has not authorized any offer to the public of securities in any Member State of the European Economic Area other than Finland. With respect to each Member State of the European Economic Area other than Finland and which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a “Relevant Member State”), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of securities requiring publication of a prospectus in any Relevant Member State. As a result, the securities may only be offered in Relevant Member States (a) to any legal entity which is a qualified investor as defined in the Prospectus Directive; or (b) in any other circumstances falling within Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive. For the purposes of this paragraph, the expression an “offer of securities to the public” means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the securities to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to exercise, purchase or subscribe the securities, as the same may be varied by any measure implementing the Prospectus Directive in that Relevant Member State and the expression “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, to the extent implemented in the Relevant Member State), and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the expression “2010 PD Amending Directive” means Directive 2010/73/EU.

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Nurminen Logistics is a listed company established in 1886 that offers logistics services. The company provides high-quality forwarding, cargo handling and value added services as well as railway transports and related to it project transport services to its customers. The main market areas of Nurminen Logistics are Finland, Russia and its neighbouring countries.