SFC Holding S.à.r.l. has sold shares in Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ) amounting to approximately SEK 1.1bn
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The largest shareholder in Cibus Nordic Real Estate AB (publ) ("Cibus" or the "Company"), SFC Holding S.à.r.l. (the “Selling Shareholder”) has sold 9,644,443 shares, corresponding to approximately 75 percent of its holding in the Company and approximately 31 percent of the number of shares in the Company (the “Share Sale”). The transaction was carried out through an accelerated book building procedure by Pareto Securities AB (“Pareto Securities”).
The price in the Share Sale was SEK 114 per share and the proceeds of the Share Sale amounted to SEK 1,099 million. Following the Share Sale, the Selling Shareholder holds 3,200,000 shares in the Company, corresponding to approximately 10 percent of the number of shares and votes in the Company. The Selling Shareholder has agreed to a 180-day lock-up period in relation to their remaining shares in Cibus.
Pareto Securities AB acted as Sole Bookrunner in the Share Sale.
This announcement is not and does not form a part of any offer for sale of securities. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would require registration or other measures. 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”), and accordingly may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in accordance with applicable U.S. state securities laws. The Company does not intend to register any offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.
Pareto Securities is an independent full service investment bank with a leading position in the Nordic capital markets and a strong international presence within the energy sector. Pareto Securities AB offers Swedish and foreign institutions, companies and private individuals investment services related to trading in stocks, shares in SPV’s and fixed income instruments, wide coverage both within equity- and credit research. Furthermore, Pareto Securities corporate finance offers ECM, M&A and DCM services as well as arrangement and syndication of new investment projects, arrangement and syndication of sale and leaseback structures within real estate, infrastructure and shipping/offshore. Pareto Securities AB is part of the Pareto Securities group and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with more than 500 employees located in offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Singapore and Australia.