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Karolinska Development AB Announces Final Result of Rights Offering
Karolinska Development AB (“Karolinska Development” or “the Company”) capital increase with preferential right for shareholders is completed. the rights number has been subscribed to 76.9 percent and Karolinska Development will thus receive SEK 378 million before transaction costs and loan clearing. The problem advances will be finance the continued development of existing investments, new investments and general corporate objectives. Those who have been allocated shares without the support of the subscription rights will shortly be notified by means of a settlement note or via their nominee.
The subscription period for the rights issue of Karolinska Development with preferential rights for existing shareholders ended on February 2, 2022. In total, the rights issue was subscribed at 76.9%, of which 74.5 % were subscribed with subscription rights and 2.4% without subscription support. rights. No guarantee commitment has been claimed. Karolinska Development thanks existing shareholders for their participation in the rights issue and at the same time welcomes a number of new shareholders, including Swedbank Robur Microcap and Nyenburgh Holding BV
The subscription price for the rights issue was SEK 4.00 per share. Through the rights issue, Karolinska Development will receive SEK 378 million before transaction costs and loan compensation, which primarily funds the company’s continued development of existing investments, new investments and general corporate objectives. .
Shares and share capital
Through the rights issue, the share capital of Karolinska Development is increased by SEK 944,121.85, through the issuance of 1,052,163 class A shares and 93,360,022 class B shares, for a total of 2,700 SEK 775.94 divided into 270,077,594 shares, of which 2,555,261 class A shares and 267,522,333 class B shares.
Translationgo in BTA
The subscribed paid shares (Swedish: Betald tecknad aktie, “BTA”) are traded on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol KDEV BTA until the rights issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office , which is expected to take place in week 8, 2022.
A notice of allocation of the shares subscribed without the support of the subscription right will be sent shortly to the persons allocated by settlement note. Registered shareholders receive an allocation notification in accordance with the nominee’s respective routines. The allocation of the shares subscribed without maintenance of the subscription right was carried out in accordance with the principles set out in the prospectus published on January 14, 2022.
Erik Penser Bank is financial advisor to Karolinska Development on the rights issue and Cirio Advokatbyrå AB is legal advisor.
For more information, please contact:
Viktor Drvota, VD Karolinska Development
Email: [email protected]
Karolinska Development AB in brief
Karolinska Development is an investment company that offers investors the opportunity to participate in the development of the value of several Nordic life science companies. The Company is focused on identifying medical innovations and invests to create and grow companies that further develop these innovations into differentiated commercial products, which can make a difference in the lives of patients and generate an attractive return for shareholders.
The information contained in this press release does not constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe for or exchange shares, paid subscribed shares, subscription rights or other securities of Karolinska Development. No action has been taken, and no action will be taken, to permit a public offering in any jurisdiction other than Sweden.
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