Investor's ownership in EQT
In conjunction with today’s first day of trading of EQT AB on Nasdaq Stockholm, Investor AB has, as communicated on September 2, 2019, pro-rata together with partners, sold a limited share of its holding in EQT AB in order to secure a free float of the share. Following the sale, Investor’s ownership amounts to 176,739,596 shares in EQT AB, equivalent to 18.5 percent of the company. Proceeds to Investor will amount to SEK 1.6bn.
In October, Investor may come to sell an additional maximum of 2,451,580 shares at the listing price dependent on the advisory banks’ utilization of the over-allotment option. Investor, being the largest owner, has in accordance with market practice, entered into a securities lending agreement with the advisory banks encompassing 10,396,188 shares for one month in order to facilitate the handling of the over-allotment option.
The sale and the lending of Investor’s shares in EQT AB will be reported to the Swedish FSA’s PDMR transactions register.
Investor’s engagement in EQT is long-term.
For further information:
Viveka Hirdman-Ryrberg, Head of Corporate Communication and Sustainability,
Phone +46 70 550 3500
Magnus Dalhammar, Head of Investor Relations,
Phone +46 73 524 2130
Our press releases can be accessed at www.investorab.com
Investor, founded by the Wallenberg family in 1916, is an engaged owner of high quality global companies. We have a long-term investment perspective. Through board participation, as well as industrial experience, our network and financial strength, we work continuously to support our companies to remain or become best-in-class. Our holdings include, among others, ABB, Atlas Copco, Ericsson, Mölnlycke and SEB.