Pandox evaluates the possibility to carry out a directed share issue
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Pandox AB (publ) (the “Company”) has mandated ABG Sundal Collier to evaluate the conditions to carry out a directed new issue of not more than 7,499,999 class B shares, based on the authorisation granted by Pandox’s annual general meeting on 3 May 2016.
The Company intends to use the potential proceeds to finance acquisitions and thereby increase the Company’s financial flexibility and mandate for continued value creation.
The Company’s existing shareholders, Eiendomsspar Sverige AB, Christian Sundt AB, AMF and Swedbank Robur Fonder, have expressed their support for the share issue and the Company’s long-term development. Eiendomsspar Sverige AB and Christian Sundt AB have expressed interest in subscribing for shares corresponding to a total of approximately MSEK 150. AMF and Swedbank Robur Fonder have further expressed interest in subscribing for shares in the share issue.
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Anders Nissen, CEO, +46 (0)70 846 02 02
Liia Nõu, CFO, +46 (0)70 237 44 04
Anders Berg, Head of Communications and IR, +46 (0)760 95 19 40
This information is information that Pandox AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 17:31 CET on 8 December 2016.
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Pandox is a leading owner of hotel properties in Northern Europe with a focus on sizeable hotels in key leisure and corporate destinations. Pandox’s hotel property portfolio currently comprises 113 hotels with more than 24,000 hotel rooms in eight countries. Pandox’s business is organised into Property management, which comprises hotel properties leased on a long-term basis to market leading regional hotel operators and leading international hotel operators, and Operator activities, which comprises hotel operations executed by Pandox in its owner-occupied hotel properties. Pandox was founded in 1995 and the company’s B shares are, as of 18 June 2015, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.pandox.se