03/01-2018 16:44:05: (SOLV) Mandatory notification of trade and received acceptances in the voluntary offer in relation to Solvang ASA
Reference is made to the announcements dated 13, 28 and 29 November 2017 and 15
December 2017 regarding the voluntary offer (the "Offer") made by Unity Invest
AS ("Unity Invest") in relation to Solvang ASA ("Solvang").
Unity Invest has on 03.01.2018 received acceptances for 45,150 shares in Solvang
(representing 0.18% of the shares and votes in Solvang) at the offer price of
NOK 33.00 per share. In total, Unity Invest has received acceptances for
1,248,954 shares in Solvang (representing 5.07% of the shares and votes in
Unity Invest is a related party to AS Clipper who holds 10,277,332 shares in
Solvang (representing 41.69% of the shares and votes in Solvang). AS Clipper is
represented on the board of directors of Solvang by Michael Steensland-Brun
(chairman). AS Clipper and its consolidated parties have a holding of 19,322,330
shares in Solvang (representing 78.38% of the shares and votes in Solvang).
Upon and subject to completion of the Offer, Unity Invest will acquire
22,539,608 shares in Solvang (representing 91.43% of the shares and votes in
Solvang) currently held by the Consortium (as defined in the announcement dated
13 November 2017). Consequently, upon and subject to completion of the Offer,
Unity Invest will have a holding of 23,788,562 shares in Solvang (representing
96.49% of the shares and votes in Solvang).
Completion of the Offer is subject to certain conditions to be satisfied or
waived by Unity Invest, as further detailed in the offer document dated 28
November 2017, including, but not limited to, acceptances from shareholders for
a number of shares representing (when taken together with the shares to be
acquired by the Consortium) more than 90% of the shares and votes in Solvang.
The condition relating to acceptance of more than 90% of the issued and
outstanding share capital and voting rights of Solvang in the Offer has been
satisfied, cfr. announcement dated 15 December 2017.
Reference is further made to the announcement made by AS Clipper on 22 December
2017 regarding the acquisition of 1,086,576 shares from its related parties
Michael Steensland-Brun, Menne Steensland and Melanie Tone Steensland Gotteberg
(the "Sellers") against a cash settlement of NOK 33.00 per share. As a
consequence of this transaction, the Sellers have stepped out of the Consortium
and AS Clipper has assumed the obligation to transfer these shares to Unity
Invest AS following, and subject to, completion of the Voluntary Offer. The
number of shares to be acquired from the Consortium by Unity Invest AS has not
changed as a result of this transaction.
Unity Invest AS
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