Digia Plc publishes the Finnish language prospectus regarding the rights offering


Digia Plc
Stock Exchange Release
1 June 2017 at 9:00

Digia Plc publishes the Finnish language prospectus regarding the rights offering

The Board of Directors of Digia Plc ("Digia" or the "Company") has on 31 May 2017, based on the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting on 16 March 2017, resolved on a rights offering (the "Offering") of approximately EUR 12.5 million.

The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has on 31 May 2017 approved the Company's Finnish language prospectus (the "Prospectus") relating to the Offering, whereby Digia will offer a maximum of 5,948,078 new shares (the "Offer Shares") in accordance with the shareholders' pre-emptive subscription right.

The subscription period of the Offering will commence on 7 June 2017 at 9.30 am and expire on 21 June 2017 at 4.30 pm (Finnish time). The subscription rights are freely transferable and will be subject to trading on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd (the "Helsinki Stock Exchange") between 7 June 2017 at 10.00 am and 15 June 2017 at 6.25 pm Finnish time.

The Prospectus will be available on Digia's website at www.digia.com/rightsissue2017 on or about 1 June 2017 and at the Company's headquarters at Atomitie 2, 00370 Helsinki on or about 5 June 2017. In addition, the Prospectus will be available on the lead manager Evli Bank Plc's ("Evli" or the "Lead Manager") website at www.evli.com on or about 1 June 2017 and at Evli's offices in Finland at Aleksanterinkatu 19 A, 4th floor, 00101 Helsinki on or about 5 June 2017.

The subscription price for the Offer Shares in the Offering is EUR 2.10 per Offer Share.

Helsinki, 1 June 2017

Digia Plc

Board of Directors

Additional information:
Timo Levoranta, CEO, Digia Plc, +358 (0)10 313 3000 (exchange)

Nasdaq Helsinki
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The information contained herein is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South-Africa or the United States. The issue, exercise or sales of securities in the Offering are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. The Company assumes no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions.

The information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Investors must neither accept any offer for, nor acquire, any securities to which this document refers, unless they do so on the basis of the information contained in the applicable prospectus published by the Company.

These written materials do not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States, nor may the securities be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder. There is no intention to register any portion of the Offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.

The Company has not authorised 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 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.

The information contained herein shall not constitute a public offering of shares in the United Kingdom. This document is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) to investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") or (iii) high net worth companies, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Any investment activity to which this document relates will be only available to, and will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.

The information contained in this document is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may or should be placed by any person for any purposes whatsoever on the information contained in this document or on its completeness, accuracy or fairness. The information in this document is subject to change.

This document contains certain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect expected results and are based on certain key assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or implied in any forward-looking statements. Due to these uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as at the date of this document. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document, except as required pursuant to applicable law.

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Digia is a profitably growing IT service company that helps its customers harness digital opportunities As a visionary partner, Digia develops and innovates solutions that support business operations together with its customers. We adapt our expertise to their specific industries to help them develop digital services, manage operations and utilise information. We employ 750 experts in Finland and Sweden. We are expanding our international presence together with our customers. Digia’s continuing operations had net sales of EUR 81 million in 2015. The company is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki (DIG1V).