Zwipe AS: Final Results of the Subsequent Offering
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OSLO, NORWAY – 28 October 2020 –
Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement from Zwipe AS ("Zwipe" or the "Company") dated 27 October 2020 with the preliminary results of the subsequent offering of up to one million new shares (the "Subsequent Offering"), each with a nominal value of NOK 0.10 and at a subscription price of NOK 15.00 (the "Offer Shares").
The subscription period for the Subsequent Offering expired on 27 October 2020 at 16:30 hours (CET). By the end of the subscription period, the Company had received valid subscriptions for 4,073,802 Offer Shares.
The board of directors of Zwipe has today resolved the allocation related to the Subsequent Offering in accordance with the allocation criteria presented in the prospectus dated 19 October 2020. A total of 740,736 Offer Shares were allocated based on subscription rights and a total of 259,264 Offer Shares were allocated based on over-subscriptions of 1,829, 982 new shares made by holders of subscription rights. No Offer Shares were allocated to subscriptions of 1,503,084 new shares made by investors without subscription rights.
Furthermore and in order to complete the Subsequent Offering, the board of directors has resolved the capital increase pertaining thereto, and hereunder resolved to increase the share capital with NOK 100,000 through issuing 1,000,000 new shares each with a nominal value of NOK 0.10 and at a subscription price of NOK 15 per share, giving gross proceeds of NOK 15 million. The resolution was made by the board of directors on basis of the authorization granted by the general meeting on 29 September 2020.
The following primary insiders or close associates of primary insiders have been allocated Offer Shares in the Share Issue.
- Primary Insider Concito AS, owned by Pål Eivind Vegard, board member of Zwipe, was allocated 32,477 Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering. Following this transaction, Pål Eivind Vegard owns 568,087 shares in the Company through Concito AS
- Primary Insider Feat Invest AB, a company where board member of Zwipe, Johan Biehl, is a board member, was allocated 18,280 Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering. Following this transaction, Feat Invest AB owns 319,780 shares in the Company
- Primary Insider Johan Biehl, board member of Zwipe, was allocated 12,169 Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering. Following this transaction, Johan Biehl owns 212,883 shares in the Company
- Primary Insider Dennis Jones, board member of Zwipe, was allocated 2,728 Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering. Following this transaction, Dennis Jones owns 65,228 shares in the Company
- Primary Insider Diderik Schonheyder, board member of Zwipe, was allocated 302 Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering. Following this transaction, Diderik Schonheyder owns 5,302 shares in the Company
The Company will on 29 October distribute allocation letters with payment information to all subscribers who have been allocated Offer Shares. The due date for payment is on or about 30 October 2020. Delivery of the Offer Shares is expected to take place on or about 6 November 2020, through the facilities of VPS and Euroclear. Trading in the Offer Shares on Merkur Market or Nasdaq First North Growth Market (as the case may be) is expected to commence on or about 6 November 2020. Arctic Securities AS acts as manager in the Subsequent Offering. Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS acts as Norwegian legal counsel to Zwipe and White & Case acts as Swedish legal counsel to Zwipe.
Zwipe AS is obliged to make this information public pursuant to the Continuing obligations of companies admitted to trading on Merkur Market and Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Certified Adviser on Nasdaq First North is FNCA Sweden AB, email@example.com, +46 (0) 8 528 00 399. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 16:50 CET on 28 October 2020.
This release is issued for information purposes only, and this document is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to purchase or subscribe for shares. Copies of this document may not be sent to jurisdictions, or distributed in or sent from jurisdictions, in which this is barred or prohibited by law. The information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation would be unlawful absent registration, or an exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any jurisdiction. This document is not for publication or distribution in, directly or indirectly, Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States or any other jurisdiction in which such release, publication or distribution would be unlawful, and it does not constitute an offer or invitation to subscribe for or purchase any securities in such countries or in any other jurisdiction. In particular, the document and the information contained herein should not be distributed or otherwise transmitted into the United States or to publications with a general circulation in the United States of America. This document is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Company does not intend to register any part of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering in the United States of the shares to which this document relates. The Managers are acting for the Company in connection with the Private Placement and no one else and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients or for providing advice in relation to the Private Placement or any transaction or arrangement referred to in this press release. This announcement and any materials distributed in connection with this announcement may contain certain forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they reflect Zwipe's current expectations and assumptions as to future events and circumstances that may not prove accurate. A number of material factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. This information is subject to a duty of disclosure pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Zwipe is pioneering the next generation contactless payments experience, providing biometric payment cards and wearables that enable consumers to authorize transactions with their fingerprints without compromising their privacy. Together with an ecosystem of partners including global brands within digital security and financial services, Zwipe is "Making Convenience Safe & Secure" for banks, merchants and consumers. Zwipe's solutions address the hygiene and data theft pitfalls inherent in traditional authentication methods. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with a global presence, Zwipe is leading the next great shift in payments from contactless to contact free. To learn more, visit www.zwipe.com
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