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IMMOFINANZ AG announces intention to sell approx. 4.5 million shares in BUWOG AG by way of an accelerated bookbuilding
IMMOFINANZ announces its intention to sell approximately 4.5 million ordinary shares (the "Placing Shares") in BUWOG AG (the "Company"). The Placing Shares represent approximately 4.5% of the Company's issued share capital.
The sale is part of the strategic reduction of IMMOFINANZ’ shareholding in BUWOG AG. The proceeds of the sale will be used to optimize the overall cost of debt of IMMOFINANZ and for general corporate purposes.
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.
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.
After the transaction IMMOFINANZ is expected to hold approx. 4.7 million BUWOG shares which serve as an underlying for the convertible bonds 2017 and 2018.
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.