Rejlers acquisition from Neste completed

Rejlers has today completed the acquisition of strategically important businesses from Neste Engineering Solutions that was announced on 19 June this year.

The acquired entities have 330 employees in Finland, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) and strengthens Rejlers within the energy sector. Rejlers acquires process industry expertise, especially within the hydrocarbon- and bioindustry, where the acquired businesses have decades of experiences from assignments across all phases of the life cycle. In connection with the acquisition, the parties entered into a five year strategic partnership agreement.

On an annualised basis, the turnover of the acquired entities amounts to approximately EUR 35 m (of which EUR 25 m in Finland) with an EBITA-margin of 10%. After the transaction, Rejlers will have around 2,300 qualified employees in total.

The purchase price amounts to EUR 21 million and is financed by a new bank facility of SEK 220 m. During the duration of the facility, Rejlers will, as announced in the press release of 19 June this year, consider partly repaying it by means of a new share issue, which could be carried out either as a directed issue or as a rights issue. Any new issue would be executed using the authorisation from the annual general meeting.

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Quarterly report for the third quarter 2019 will be published on 23 October at. 14.00 CEST.
Annual accounts for 2019 will be published on 7 February 2020.

For further information, please contact:

Viktor Svensson, President and CEO, +46 70 657 20 26, viktor.svensson@rejlers.se
Anna Jennehov, CFO, +46 73 074 06 70, anna.jennehov@rejlers.se

This information is such that Rejlers AB (publ) is obliged by the EU market abuse directive to publish. The information was submitted through the care of the contact person above for publication on 30 September 2019, 16:40 CEST.

Rejlers is one of the leading engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region. With our vision “Home of the learning minds” as a beacon, we create a platform for continuous learning, development and growth. Increased learning that creates added value for both customers and employees. We have nearly 2,300 dedicated experts with cutting-edge expertise in technology areas such as energy, industry, infrastructure, real estate and telecom. We are close to our customers and are represented in Sweden, Finland, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. In 2018, the company had a turnover of 2.4 billion SEK and its class B share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Rejlers is one of the leading engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region. With our vision “Home of the learning minds” as a beacon, we create a platform for continuous learning, development and growth. Increased learning that creates added value for both customers and employees. We have nearly 2300 dedicated experts with cutting-edge expertise in technology areas such as energy, industry, infrastructure, real estate and telecom. We are close to our customers and are represented in Sweden, Finland, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. In 2018, the company had a turnover of 2.4 billion SEK and its class B share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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