Opus redeems outstanding 2018/2022 500 MSEK Bonds
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Opus Group AB (publ) (“Opus” or the “Company”) today announces that it exercises its right to redeem all of the outstanding bonds (together, the “Bonds” each a “Bond”) in accordance with the below (the “Redemption”).
The Company has repurchased a principal amount of Bonds equal to or greater than 50 per cent. of the aggregate principal amount of the Bonds issued and may therefor exercise its right to redemption upon a Substantial Repurchase Event (as defined in the Amended and Restated Terms and Conditions of the Bonds (the “Terms and Conditions”)) pursuant to Clause 10.5 of the Terms and Conditions.
A Notice of the Redemption, dated 20 April 2020, will be distributed to bondholders of the remaining outstanding Bonds in accordance with the Terms and Conditions, and will be made available on the website of the Company (https://www.opus.global/investor-relations/tender-offer-and-written-procedure-20182022-500-msek-bonds/).
Description of the Bonds / ISIN / Outstanding Amount / Previously Repurchased Amount / Redemption Price / Minimum Denomination
May 2022 Senior unsecured callable bonds / SE0010625889 / SEK 500,000,000 / SEK 402,500,000 / 101.875% of the Outstanding Nominal Amount of each Bond / SEK 100,000
The Redemption will take place on 4 May 2020. The redemption price, together with accrued and unpaid interest up to and including 4 May 2020, will be paid to each person who is registered on a securities account as direct registered owner or nominee with respect to a Bond at end of business on 24 April 2020. In connection with the Redemption, the Bonds will be delisted from Nasdaq Stockholm.
Gothenburg, April 20, 2020
Opus Group AB (publ)
This is information was submitted for publication at 13:00 CEST on 20 April 2020.
For additional information, please contact:
Linus Brandt, CFO & Executive Vice President
Phone: +46 722 44 09 05
Opus is a technology-driven growth company in the vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support markets. The company has a strong focus on customer service and innovative technology within emission and safety testing and intelligent vehicle support. Opus had approximately SEK 2.7 billion in revenues in 2019 with solid operating profit and cash flow. Opus’ goal is to reach an annual revenue growth of 5-10 percent, through organic and acquisitive growth based on 3-year CAGR, and an EBITA margin of 15 percent. The majority of the growth is estimated to come from the international expansion of the vehicle inspection business, with a primary focus on the Latin American and Asian markets, and the expansion of the intelligent vehicle support business. With approximately 2,600 employees, Opus is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Opus has 36 regional offices, 26 of which are in the United States and the others in Sweden, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Spain and Australia. Opus has production facilities in the U.S. in Hartford, Ann Arbor and Tucson. The shares of Opus Group are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.