Symrise AG: Symrise sets placement price of new shares - 5,614,036 shares successfully placed.
Symrise AG / Key word(s): Capital Increase
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Symrise sets placement price of new shares - 5,614,036 shares successfully placed.
Holzminden, 8 February 2019 - Symrise AG (the "Company") has successfully placed 5,614,036 newly issued ordinary bearer shares to institutional investors in a private placement by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process. The new shares were issued in a capital increase by partially exercising the Company's authorized capital under exclusion of shareholder's subscription rights. The placement price for the new shares has been set at EUR 71.25. As a result of the capital increase, the Company will receive gross proceeds of around EUR 400,000,065.00. The net proceeds from the capital increase will be used for the partial refinancing of the bridge facility in connection with the acquisition of International Dehydrated Foods LLC, American Dehydrated Foods LLC and IsoNova Technologies LLC as well as certain premises currently used by these entities.
The Company's share capital after completion of the capital increase will amount to EUR 135,426,610.00. The completion of the capital increase is expected to be registered on 11 February 2019. On 11 February 2019, the new shares are expected to be admitted to trading without a prospectus, and on 12 February 2019, are expected to be included in the existing quotation in the subsegment of the regulated market segment with additional post-admission obligations (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
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Tobias Erfurth, Investor Relations
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|ISIN:||DE000SYM9999, DE000SYM7787, DE000SYM7704|
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