Recipharm announces the preliminary outcome of the oversubscribed rights issue
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The preliminary result of the rights issue in Recipharm AB (publ) (“Recipharm” or the “Company”), for which the subscription period ended on 22 June 2020, shows that the rights issue is oversubscribed. As a result of the rights issue, Recipharm will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 2,017 million before deduction of costs related to the rights issue.
The preliminary result shows that 6,089,140 series A shares and 22,600,368 series B shares, corresponding to approximately 99.6 per cent of the offered series A and series B shares have been subscribed for by the exercise of subscription rights.
Additionally, applications for subscription without subscription rights of 65,922 series A shares and 37,154,106 series B shares, corresponding to approximately 129.2 per cent of the offered series A and series B shares, have been received. Thus, the rights issue is oversubscribed.
As a result of the rights issue, Recipharm will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 2,017 million before deduction of costs related to the rights issue. Through the rights issue Recipharm’s share capital will increase by SEK 14,407,502.00, from SEK 36,150,339.50 to SEK 50,557,841.50 by issue of 6,089,142 new series A shares and 22,725,862 new series B shares. After the rights issue, the number of shares in Recipharm will amount to 21,312,000 series A shares and 79,803,683 series B shares.
Shares subscribed for without subscription rights will be allotted to investors in accordance with the principles set out in the prospectus published by Recipharm on 4 June 2020. As confirmation of allotment of shares subscribed for without subscription rights, a contract note will be sent to investors on or about 26 June 2020. Subscribed and allotted shares must be paid for in cash in accordance with the instructions in the contract note. Nominee-registered shareholders will receive notice of allotment in accordance with the procedures of the nominee. Only those who have been allotted shares will be notified.
The final result is of the rights issue expected to be announced on 25 June 2020. The final day for trading in paid subscribed shares (BTA) will be 2 July 2020. The new shares are expected to start trading on Nasdaq Stockholm from 8 July 2020.
Recipharm has in connection with the rights issue appointed Danske Bank A/S, Danmark, Sverige Filial and DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA, Sweden Branch as financial advisers and Joint Lead Managers. Setterwalls Advokatbyrå acts as legal adviser to the Company and Schjødt acts as legal adviser to the Joint Lead Managers.
For more information please visit www.recipharm.com or contact:
Thomas Eldered, CEO, telephone: +46 8 602 52 10
Tobias Hägglöv, CFO, firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: +46 8 602 52 00
The information was submitted for publication on 24 June 2020 at 17:15 CEST.
Recipharm is a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) in the pharmaceutical industry employing almost 9,000 employees. Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, pharmaceutical product development and development and manufacturing of medical devices. Recipharm manufactures several hundred different products to customers ranging from big pharma to smaller research and development companies. Recipharm’s annual turnover is approximately SEK 11 billion. The company operates development and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Recipharm B-share (RECI B) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
For more information on Recipharm and our services, please visit www.recipharm.com
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The prospectus that has been prepared in connection with the rights issue described in this press release was published by the Company on 4 June 2020. The prospectus has approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw: Finansinspektionen) and is available on Recipharm’s website, www.recipharm.com/share/rights-issue-2020. The approval of the prospectus by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority shall not be regarded as an approval of the shares. This release is however not a prospectus in accordance to the definition in the Prospectus Regulation. Recipharm has not authorized any offer to the public of shares or rights in any other member state of the EEA than Sweden. This announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in shares. An investment decision to acquire or subscribe for shares in the rights rssue shall only be made based on publicly available information.
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 Excluding consideration of 263,165 own shares of series B, which did not entitle to participation in the rights issue.