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Advanced Soltech Sweden AB (publ) (the “Company” or “Advanced Soltech”) has published a prospectus regarding the forthcoming rights issue of shares with preferential rights for existing shareholders (the “Rights Issue”) resolved and announced by the Board of Directors on 14 June 2023.
The prospectus was approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and has been made available on the Company’s website (https://advancedsoltech.se), together with all other information related to the Rights Issue. The Prospectus will also be made available on Eminova’s website (www.eminova.se) and within a couple of days on the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority’s website (www.fi.se).
The Rights Issue amounts to approximately a maximum of SEK 322 million. However, by undertakings from the shareholders who participated in the directed share issue in June 2023 to not dispose or use to subscribe shares regarding a certain number of subscription rights, and limitation regarding allotment of shares subscribed without the support of subscription rights, the Rights Issue is expected to be limited to approximately a maximum of SEK 99 million, under the conditions that the mentioned undertakings are adhered to. Shareholders are expected to receive a corresponding right in the Rights Issue as the right they did not receive in the part of the directed share issue in June 2023 that was subscribed by shareholders.
For complete information on the Rights Issue, please refer to the prospectus.
Briefly about the Rights Issue
- Anyone who, on the record date, 22 August 2023, is registered as a shareholder in Advanced Soltech has a preferential right to subscribe for shares in the Company based on the existing shareholding in the Company registered on the record date.
- Shareholder receives three (3) subscription rights for each existing share registered on the record date on the shareholder. Five (5) subscription rights entitle to subscribe for one (1) new share in the Company.
- Subscription of shares takes place from and including 28 August 2023 up to and including 11 September 2023.
- The subscription price is SEK 10.00 per newly issued share. No commission is paid.
- The Company is expected to receive approximately a maximum of SEK 99 million, taking into account the limitation of the maximum amount of the Rights Issue if the undertakings described above are adhered to.
- The last day of trading in the Company’s shares, with the right to obtain subscription rights, was on Friday 18 August 2023.
- The first day of trading in the Company’s shares, without the right to obtain subscription rights, was on Monday 21 August 2023.
- Trading in subscription rights will be ongoing from and including 28 August 2023 up to and including 6 September 2023.
- Subscription rights that are not exercised during the subscription period become invalid and lose their value.
- Trading in BTA (paid subscribed share) will commence on 28 August 2023 and continue until the Rights Issue is registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
Eminova Fondkommission AB acts as the issuer agent in connection with the Rights Issue.
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This disclosure contains information that Advanced Soltech is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation (EU nr 596/2014).
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The Company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Growth Market under the ticker: ASAB.
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