THE MERGER BETWEEN POOLIA AB (PUBL) AND UNIFLEX AB (PUBL) HAS BEEN REGISTERED WITH THE SWEDISH COMPANIES REGISTRATION OFFICE AND NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND CEO HAVE ACCEDED IN POOLIA AB (PUBL)

In accordance with the resolutions adopted on the extraordinary general meetings of Poolia AB (publ) (”Poolia”) and Uniflex AB (publ) (”Uniflex”) on 26 July 2018, the Swedish Companies Registration Office has today registered the merger between Poolia and Uniflex. Through the registration, the legal effects of the merger have occurred, entailing that Uniflex has been dissolved and all its assets and liabilities have passed to Poolia.  

Further, the Swedish Companies Registration Office has today registered the issue of 6,840,485 new shares of class A in Poolia and 22,674,387 new shares of class B in Poolia to constitute merger consideration. As a consequence of the share issue, Poolia’s share capital is increased by SEK 5,902,974.40 to SEK 9,327,373.60.   

In accordance with the resolution adopted on the extraordinary general meeting of Poolia on 26 July 2018, Jenny Pizzignacco and Eva Gidlöf have acceded as board members of Poolia. The board of directors of Poolia thus consists of Björn Örås, Dag Sundström, Anna Söderblom, Jenny Pizzignacco and Eva Gidlöf. Furthermore, Jan Bengtsson has acceded as CEO of Poolia.    

The shareholders that, at the time of the registration of the merger, were registered in the share register of Uniflex, maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB, will receive merger consideration. Each share of class A in Uniflex will be exchanged for 1.7 new shares of class A in Poolia and each share of class B in Uniflex will be exchanged for 1.7 new shares of class B in Poolia. The new shares are intended to be available on the shareholders’ accounts on 1 November 2018, which is also the first day when trading in the new shares of class B in Poolia which constitute merger consideration will be possible. Trading in currently outstanding shares of class B in Poolia takes place as usual and will not be affected by the merger process.    

The settlement of the sales proceeds from the sale of fractions of shares as set out in the merger plan and the information document is expected to occur on or around 5 November 2018.    

The last day of trading in Uniflex’ shares of class B on Nasdaq Stockholm was on 26 October 2018 and Uniflex is finally delisted from Nasdaq Stockholm on 1 November 2018.  

Subsequent to the registration of the merger with Uniflex, Poolia will only communicate to the stock market in Swedish. This entails that the interim report for the period 1 January – 30 September 2018, which was made public on 25 October 2018, was the final financial information that was also published in English.

Jan Bengtsson, CEO Poolia 
tel: +46 (0) 736 00 68 10

This is information that Poolia AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 11.00 (CET) on 31 October 2018.

Poolia operates within the staffing industry offering temporary staffing and permanent placement services of white collar staff. Poolia is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Small Cap.

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Poolia’s business concept is to provide companies and organisations with the skills that, either temporarily or permanently, meet their needs for qualified professionals. Poolia specialise in temporary staffing and permanent placement of professional staff in our focus areas of Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Office Support, IT, Life Science & Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Legal and Executive Search. Poolia has business in Sweden, Finland and Germany. Poolia is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB since 1999.

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