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Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding Ltd decides terms of capital increase
The Board of Directors of Autoneum Holding Ltd decided on September 13, 2023 to issue up to 1’168’090 new, fully paid-in registered shares of Autoneum Holding Ltd with a nominal value of CHF 0.05 each (the “Offered Shares”) from the capital band approved by the shareholders on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting of March 23, 2023. The Offer Price has been set at CHF 90.75 per Offered Share (the “Offer Price”), corresponding to expected net proceeds of approximately CHF 100 million if all Offered Shares are subscribed.
Eligible shareholders will be allocated one subscription right for each registered share held after the close of trading on September 18, 2023 (the “Rights”). The exercise of 4 Rights entitles its holder to acquire one Offered Share against payment of the Offer Price.
The subscription period (“the Rights Exercise Period”), during which existing shareholders may exercise the rights allocated to them in accordance with the provisions described in the prospectus, begins on September 19, 2023 and ends on September 27, 2023, 12:00 noon CEST. The Rights may be traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange from September 19, 2023 until September 25, 2023. Rights that are not validly exercised during the Rights Exercise Period will expire without compensation. Autoneum reserves the right to offer for sale or otherwise place in the market the Offered Shares for which no valid exercise has occurred during the Rights Exercise Period at a placement price not lower than the Offer Price. The final number of Offered Shares for which Rights have been validly exercised will be announced on or about September 27, 2023, after the close of trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
The final number of Offered Shares for which no valid exercise occurred during the Rights Exercise Period but which could be placed in the market will be announced on or about September 28, 2023, before the start of trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The first trading day of the newly issued Offered Shares is expected to be September 29, 2023. Delivery of the Offered Shares against payment of the Offer Price or the placement price, as the case may be, is scheduled for October 2, 2023.
The Offered Shares will rank pari passu with the existing registered shares. Upon completion of the transaction, up to 5’840’453 fully paid registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.05 each will be in issue.