CFIUS approval and Transaction closing
Oslo, 31 October 2016.
Reference is made to the stock exchange announcements made on 18 July, 16 August and 3 October 2016 regarding the share purchase agreement entered into on 17 July 2016 between Opera Software ASA ("Opera") and Golden Brick Capital Private Equity Fund I L.P. (the "Buyer") on the sale and purchase of Opera's consumer business (the "Transaction").
The Transaction has been reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which has concluded there are no unresolved concerns regarding U.S. national security. As a result, the Transaction may proceed to close.
Opera expects to close the Transaction this week.
Petter Lade, Investor Relations
Tel: +47 2369 2400
About Opera Software ASA
Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion