The board of directors in G5 Entertainment utilizes authorization of issuance and repurchase of shares, to ensure the Company’s obligations under incentive program LTIP 2019

The annual general meeting in G5 Entertainment AB (publ), reg. no. 556680-8878 (the “Company”), on May 8, 2019 resolved – for the purpose to facilitate the Company’s obligations under the long-term share incentive program LTIP 2019 resolved by the meeting – to authorize the board of directors to resolve on a directed share issue of a maximum 140,000 class C shares, subject to redemption and conversion. The new shares shall, with derogation from shareholders pre-emptive rights, be directed to an assisting bank at a subscription price corresponding to the quotient value of the Company shares.  

Further, the annual general meeting resolved to authorize the board of directors to resolve on repurchase of all issued class C shares by a directed offer to all holders of class C shares. The number of shares repurchased may not result in, at any time, the Company holding more than 10 per cent of the total number of shares in the Company. The acquisitions shall be conducted at a purchase price corresponding to the quotient value of the share. 

The board of directors has resolved to utilize the issue authorization by issuance of maximum 140,000 class C shares to Swedbank AB (publ). The issue shall be performed at a price of SEK 0.1, corresponding to the shares’ quotient value at the time of the issue, and shall be subscribed within three weeks from the resolution date of the issue. The board of directors may extend the subscription period. 

Further, the board has resolved to utilize the authorization of repurchase by acquiring all issued class C shares by cash payment of 100 per cent of the shares’ quotient value, corresponding to SEK 0.1 per share. Repurchase of class C shares shall be executed when the class C shares have been registered. 

The repurchased class C shares will be converted into ordinary shares for the purpose to ensure delivery of shares under the incentive program. At the date of announcement of this press release, the Company holds 120,000 own class C shares. 

For further information, please contact:
Stefan Wikstrand, CFO, +46 76 00 11 115

About G5 Entertainment
G5 Entertainment AB (publ) (G5) develops and publishes high quality free-to-play games for both smartphones and tablets that are family-friendly, easy to learn, and targeted at the widest audience of both experienced and novice players. The group distributes their games through the Apple, Google, Amazon, and Windows application stores. The company’s portfolio includes popular games like Hidden City®, Mahjong Journey®, Homicide Squad®, The Secret Society® and Pirates & Pearls (tm)

Through its head entity G5 Entertainment AB (Publ), G5 Entertainment Group is publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main market mid cap segment under trade symbol G5EN.ST. For the 6th year in a row, G5 Entertainment is ranked in Deloitte’s Top 500 Fastest Growing Tech Companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

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G5 Entertainment Group (NASDAQ OMX: G5EN.ST, Bloomberg: G5EN.SS, Reuters: G5EN.ST) develops and publishes high quality free-to-play games for both smartphones and tablets that are family-friendly, easy to learn, and targeted at the widest audience of both experienced and novice players. The group distributes their games through the Apple, Google, Amazon, and Windows application stores. The company’s portfolio includes popular games like Hidden City®, Mahjong Journey®, Survivors: The Quest®, The Secret Society®, Pirates & Pearls (tm), and Twin Moons®. Through its head entity G5 Entertainment AB (Publ), G5 Entertainment Group is publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm main market under trade symbol G5EN.ST.

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