NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN.
IMMOFINANZ announces its intention to sell approximately 10 million ordinary shares (the "Placing Shares") in BUWOG AG (the "Company"). The Placing Shares represent approximately 10% of the Company's issued share capital.
The proceeds of the placement will be used to optimize the overall cost of debt of IMMOFINANZ via repayment of corporate loans to involved investment banks.
The Placing Shares are being offered by way of an accelerated bookbuilding (the "Placement") to institutional investors, which will be launched immediately following this announcement. Any of the Company's ordinary shares held by IMMOFINANZ which are not sold in the Placement will be subject to a 90 day lock-up (subject to (i) customary exceptions and (ii) pledges of Shares by the Seller where such pledges are securing recourse loan agreements (iii) usage of Shares to fulfill obligations arising from the conversion of convertible bonds).
The final number of Placing Shares to be placed will be determined at the closing of the bookbuilding process, and the results of the Placement will be announced as soon as practicable thereafter.
This announcement does not contain or constitute an offer of, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for, securities to any person in the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
This release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States of America. Any securities referred to herein will not be and have not been registered under U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States of America.
The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada or Japan.