The preliminary compilation of subscriptions shows that 26,230,295 units, corresponding to approximately 71.7 per cent of the Rights issue, were subscribed for with unit rights. 2,058,442 units, corresponding to approximately 5.6 per cent of the Rights issue, were subscribed for without unit rights. The preliminary outcome thereby indicates that the Rights issue is subscribed to approximately 77.3 per cent. The Company will, due to the above, receive total issue proceeds of approximately SEK 22.6 million before issue costs (of which approximately SEK 1.6 million is obtained through set-off of debts).
The Rights issue in brief
Those who were registered as shareholders on the record date, 4 January 2024, received one (1) unit right for each existing share held in the Company. One (1) unit right entitled to subscription for one (1) unit. In addition, investors had the option to register for subscription of units without unit rights. One (1) unit consists of two (2) new shares, one (1) warrant of series TO4 and one (1) warrant of series TO5. The subscription period for the Rights issue commenced on 8 January and ended on 22 January 2024, and the subscription price in the Rights issue was SEK 0.80 per unit.
Final outcome and notice of allocation
Notice of allocation to investors who have subscribed for units without unit rights will be sent in connection with the publication of the final outcome, indicatively on 24 January 2024. All those who have subscribed are, based on the preliminary outcome, expected to be allotted. Subscribed and allotted units should be paid on the settlement day, at the latest three days after the settlement note is sent out, in accordance with the instructions on the settlement note. Shareholders with a share deposit will receive notification of allocation and payment in accordance with their respective custodian’s routines.
Trading with BTU and conversion of BTU into units
Trading with paid subscribed units (“BTU”) continues until the registration of the Rights issue at the Swedish Companies Registration Office, which is expected to take place in the beginning of February 2024. As soon as the Rights issue has been registered, BTUs will be converted into shares and warrants of series TO4 and TO5.
Number of shares and share capital
Through the Rights issue, based on the preliminary outcome, the number of shares in the Company will increase by 56,577,474, from 36,594,058 to 93,171,532, and the share capital will increase by SEK 22,630,989.60, from SEK 14,637,623.20 to SEK 37,268,612.80, after consideration of the share capital reduction decided at the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company on 27 December 2023 which will be registered in connection with the registration of the Rights issue at the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
Augment Partners AB is acting as the financial advisor and Advokatfirman Schjødt is acting as the legal advisor to the Company in connection with the transaction.
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