SUPPLEMENT TO VIKING ACQUISITIONS CORP.’S TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT DATED 16 MARCH 2018 REGARDING FOR ALL SHARES IN TECNOTREE CORPORATION

Tecnotree Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
1 Mayl, 2018 at 11:50

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA OR HONG KONG OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE TENDER OFFER WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

SUPPLEMENT TO VIKING ACQUISITIONS CORP.’S TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT DATED 16 MARCH 2018 REGARDING THE VOLUNTARY RECOMMENDED PUBLIC TENDER OFFER FOR ALL SHARES IN TECNOTREE CORPORATION

Viking Acquisitions Corp. (the “Offeror”) commenced a voluntary recommended public tender offer to purchase all issued and outstanding shares in Tecnotree Corporation (“Tecnotree”) (the “Tender Offer”) on 19 March 2018. The Offeror has on 16 April 2018 announced that the offer period of the Tender Offer will be extended until 30 April 2018.

The Offeror has supplemented the tender offer document dated 16 March 2018 regarding the Tender Offer. The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has on 30 April 2018 approved the supplement to the tender offer document, which relates to the profit warning issued by Tecnotree on 25 April 2018 and the audited financial statements and annual report for the financial year ended 31 December 2017 published by Tecnotree on 27 April 2018 (the “”2017 Financial Statements”). The 2017 Financial Statements are included in the tender offer document as Appendix F.

The supplement to the tender offer document, the stock exchange release published by Tecnotree on 25 April 2018 and the 2017 Financial Statements are attached to this release.

The Finnish language version of the tender offer document, including the supplement to the tender offer document, will be available on the internet at www.evli.com/tecnotree and www.tecnotree.com as of 30 April 2018. The English language translation of the tender offer document, including the supplement to the tender offer document, will be available on the internet at www.evli.com/tecnotree and www.tecnotree.com as of 30 April 2018.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Harri Koponen, chairman of the Board of Tecnotree, phone +358 40 1922 464
  • Padma Ravichander, CEO of Tecnotree, phone +97 15 641 414 20
  • Mike Shinya, President of Viking, phone +44 7768 337351

Tecnotree in brief:

Tecnotree is a global supplier of telecom IT software products and solutions, for charging, billing, customer care, messaging and content management services. The Company’s product portfolio comprises virtually the full range (order-to-cash) business management solutions for telecom operators, with standard solutions for fixed networks, mobile services and broadband and for managing subscriptions, services and cash flows for prepaid and post-paid customers.

Tecnotree is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. (TEM1V). For more information, please visit www.tecnotree.com.

Viking in brief:

Viking is a corporation incorporated and existing under the laws of Delaware, the United States. Viking and its affiliates focus on buying, strengthening and growing software companies worldwide.

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA OR HONG KONG OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE TENDER OFFER WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

THIS RELEASE IS NOT A TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT AND AS SUCH DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OR INVITATION TO MAKE A SALES OFFER. IN PARTICULAR, THIS RELEASE IS NOT AN OFFER TO SELL OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY ANY SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN, AND IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF THE TENDER OFFER, IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA OR HONG KONG. INVESTORS SHALL ACCEPT THE TENDER OFFER FOR THE SHARES AND ONLY ON THE BASIS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN A TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT. OFFERS WILL NOT BE MADE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE EITHER AN OFFER OR PARTICIPATION THEREIN IS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR WHERE ANY TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT OR REGISTRATION OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD APPLY IN ADDITION TO THOSE UNDERTAKEN IN FINLAND.

THE TENDER OFFER IS NOT BEING MADE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND, WHEN PUBLISHED, THE TENDER OFFER DOCUMENT AND RELATED ACCEPTANCE FORMS WILL NOT AND MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED, FORWARDED OR TRANSMITTED INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IN PARTICULAR, THE TENDER OFFER IS NOT BEING MADE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO, OR BY USE OF THE POSTAL SERVICE OF, OR BY ANY MEANS OR INSTRUMENTALITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION, TELEX, TELEPHONE OR THE INTERNET) OF INTERSTATE OR FOREIGN COMMERCE OF, OR ANY FACILITIES OF A NATIONAL SECURITIES EXCHANGE OF, THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA OR HONG KONG. THE TENDER OFFER CANNOT BE ACCEPTED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BY ANY SUCH USE, MEANS OR INSTRUMENTALITY OR FROM WITHIN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA OR HONG KONG.

Appendix 1: Supplement to the tender offer document
Appendix 2: Stock exchange release of Tecnotree published on 25 April 2018
Appendix 3: 2017 Financial Statements

About Tecnotree

Tecnotree is a global provider of IT solutions for the management of services, products, customers and revenue for Communications Service Providers. Tecnotree helps customers to monetise and transform their business towards a marketplace of digital services. Together with its customers, Tecnotree empowers people to self-serve, engage and take control of their own digital life.

Tecnotree is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki (TEM1V). For more information, please visit

www.tecnotree.com.

About Us

Tecnotree is a global provider of IT solutions for the management of services, products, customers and revenue for Communications Service Providers. Tecnotree helps customers to monetise and transform their business towards a marketplace of digital services. Together with its customers, Tecnotree empowers people to self-serve, engage and take control of their own digital life. Tecnotree is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki (TEM1V). For more information, please visit www.tecnotree.com.