Cxense ASA – Preliminary results of the Rights Issue
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The subscription period for the rights issue (the "Rights Issue") in Cxense ASA (the "Company") expired at 16:30 hours (CET) today on 26 February 2019.
Preliminary counting indicates that the Company has received subscriptions for approximately 17.5 million offer shares. 12,857,142 offer shares were offered in the Rights Issue. The preliminary counting consequently indicates an oversubscription of approximately 35%.
The final allocation of the offer shares will take place tomorrow 27 February 2019 in accordance with the allocation criteria set out in the prospectus dated 11 February 2019. The final result of the Rights Issue will be published shortly thereafter, and letters regarding allocation of offer shares and the corresponding subscription amount to be paid by each subscriber, are expected to be distributed during the course of 27 February 2019.
The payment date for the new shares is 28 February 2019.
For more information, please contact:
Jørgen Evjen, Chief Financial Officer, phone: +47 928 04 014
This information is subject to disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Neither this announcement nor any copy of it may be made or transmitted directly or indirectly into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or South Africa or any other jurisdiction where to do so would be unlawful. The Rights Issue and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the Rights Issue may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions. Any failure to comply with such restrictions may constitute a violation of applicable securities laws. Persons into whose possession this announcement or other information should come are required to inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. The Company assumes no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions.
This announcement does not in itself constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer for sale or subscription of or solicitation or invitation of any offer to subscribe for or purchase any securities of the Company or its affiliates in any jurisdiction. The Rights Issue will not be made in any jurisdiction or in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation would be unlawful. No steps have been taken or will be taken relating to the Rights Issue in any jurisdiction outside of Norway in which such steps would be required.
The securities referred to in this announcement have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered or sold within the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with applicable state law. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States.
This announcement is only being distributed to and is only directed at persons in the United Kingdom that are (i) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the "Order") or (ii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom this announcement may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). This announcement must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not relevant persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates is available only to relevant persons and will be engaged in only with relevant persons. Persons distributing this announcement must satisfy themselves that it is lawful to do so.
Further information regarding restrictions applicable for the Rights Issue is set out in the Prospectus.