Zwipe AS: Results of the Subsequent Offering

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OSLO, NORWAY – 27 October 2020 – 

(Oslo, 27 October 2020) Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement from Zwipe AS ("Zwipe" or the "Company") dated 20 October 2020 relating to the subsequent offering and listing of up to  one million new shares in the Company, each with a nominal value of NOK 0.10 (the "Offer Shares"), at a subscription price of NOK 15.00 per Offer Share (the "Subscription Price") to be carried out by the Company (the "Subsequent Offering").

The subscription period for the Subsequent Offering expired today, 27 October 2020, at 16:30 hours (CET). At the expiry of the subscription period, the Company has received subscriptions for approximately 4.1 million Offer Shares from eligible shareholders in the Subsequent Offering and other investors and the Subsequent Offering has accordingly been significantly oversubscribed.

The allocation of the Offer Shares will be resolved by the board of directors in accordance with the allocation criteria set out in the prospectus dated 19 October 2020 section 5.8. The board of directors will consider the subscriptions and allocations of Offer Shares and resolve the capital increase pertaining to the Subsequent Offering on 28 October 2020. The final results of the Subsequent Offering will be published shortly thereafter. Letters regarding allocation of Offer Shares and the corresponding subscription amount to be paid by each eligible shareholder who has subscribed for Offer Shares in the Subsequent Offering will be distributed on or about 28 October 2020. The subscription amount for the Offer Shares is expected to fall due on or about 30 October 2020 as further described in the allocation letters.

Arctic Securities AS acts as manager in the Subsequent Offering. Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS acts as Norwegian legal counsel to Zwipe and White & Case Advokat AB 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,, +46 (0) 8 528 00 399. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 20:30 CET on 27 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.

About Zwipe

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

For further information please contact: Lars Kristian Solheim, CFO, +47 991 66 135