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2021-06-09 23:59:00

Nyfosa AB: Nyfosa completes a directed issue of 6,521,740 shares, raising proceeds of approximately SEK 750 million

The Board of Directors of Nyfosa AB ("Nyfosa" or the "Company") has, based on the authorisation granted by the Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2021, resolved on a directed issue of 6,521,740 shares at a price of SEK 115 per share (the "Directed Issue"). The price has been determined through an accelerated book building procedure and corresponds to a discount of approximately 4.4 percent in relation to the closing price on Nasdaq Stockholm on June 9, 2021. Nyfosa receives approximately SEK 750 million before transaction costs through the Directed Issue.


The Directed Issue was directed to selected Swedish and international institutional investors, among others Lannebo Fonder, Länsförsäkringar Fonder, PriorNilsson and Sagax. Nyfosa intends to use the proceeds from the Directed Issue to maintain the Company's stable capital structure and create financial readiness for new business opportunities. The reason for deviating from the pre-emptive rights of existing shareholders was to complete an equity raise in a time and cost efficient manner, thereby enabling the Company to continue acting swiftly on new business opportunities according to its strategy as a growth oriented, transaction-based and opportunistic property company. Additionally, the Directed Issue was an opportunity to further diversify the Company's shareholder base with Swedish and international institutional investors.

Following the Directed Issue, the total number of shares in Nyfosa will increase with 6,521,740, from 184,501,073 to 191,022,813. The share capital will increase with SEK 3,260,870.00, from SEK 92,250,536.50 to SEK 95,511,406.50. The Directed Issue entails a dilution of approximately 3.4 percent, based on the total amount of shares in Nyfosa after the Directed Issue.

In connection with the Directed Issue, the Company has undertaken not to issue any shares or other share related securities during a lock-up period of 75 days. The lock-up is subject to certain exceptions, including the right for the Company to issue shares in connection with corporate acquisitions.
 

"We see that there are interesting business opportunities for Nyfosa and the directed share issue creates a strengthened financial readiness that enables us to act swiftly for further growth. The directed share issue has faced a substantial demand from both Swedish and international institutional investors which shows that our opportunistic business model with focus on strong cash flows is appreciated. At the same time, it is positive for Nyfosa with a more diversified shareholder base", comments Stina Lindh Hök, CEO of Nyfosa.

Nyfosa has, in connection with the Directed Issue, appointed Nordea Bank Abp, filial i Sverige ("Nordea") and Swedbank AB (publ) ("Swedbank") as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners (together, the "Managers"). Advokatfirman Cederquist KB acted as legal adviser to the Company and Roschier Advokatbyrå AB acted as legal adviser to the Managers.


For more information, please contact: 

Stina Lindh Hök, CEO, stina.lindh.hok@nyfosa.se,mobile +46(0)70-577 18 85
Johan Ejerhed, Head of Finance, johan.ejerhed@nyfosa.se,mobile +46 (0)70-393 98 87

The information was prior to this release inside information and is information that Nyfosa AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication through the agency of the contact persons set out above on June 9, 2021 at 11.59 p.m. CEST.
 

About Nyfosa
Nyfosa is a transaction-based property company that creates value by accumulating sustainable cash flows and continuously evaluating new business opportunities. Our opportunistic investment strategy enables acquisitions in various geographies and categories, but we prioritise commercial properties in high-growth municipalities. We manage and develop our properties in close collaboration with tenants and the surrounding community, with the perspective that sustainability and profitability go hand in hand. As of March 31, 2021, Nyfosa's property value amounted to approximately SEK 30.6 billion. Nyfosa's share has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap since 2018. Read more at www.nyfosa.se.

 

Important information

Release, announcement or distribution of this press release may, in certain jurisdictions, be subject to restrictions according to law and people in those jurisdictions, in which this press release has been announced or distributed, should inform themselves of and follow such legal restrictions. This press release does not constitute an offer, or a solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any securities in Nyfosa in any jurisdiction.

This press release does not constitute or form part of an offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There is no intention to register any securities referred to herein in the United States or to make a public offering of the securities in the United States. The information in this press release may not be announced, published, copied, reproduced or distributed, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, within or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zeeland, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, the United States, or in any other jurisdiction where such announcement, publication or distribution of the information would not comply with applicable laws and regulations or where such actions are subject to legal restrictions or would require additional registration or other measures than what is required under Swedish law. Actions taken in violation of this instruction may constitute a crime against applicable securities laws and regulations.

In the United Kingdom, this press release and any other materials in relation to the securities described herein is only being distributed to, and is only directed at, and any investment or investment activity to which this press release relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, "qualified investors" (according to the definition in Article 86(7) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000) who are (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within the definition of "investment professionals" in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order"); or (ii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). In the United Kingdom, any investment or investment activity to which this communication relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Persons who are not relevant persons should not take any action on the basis of this press release and should not act or rely on it.

This press release does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in new shares. Any investment decision in connection with the Directed Issue must only be made on the basis of all publicly available information. Such information has not been independently verified by the Managers. The Managers act for the Company in connection with the transaction and no one else and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients nor for giving advice in relation to the transaction or any other matter referred to herein.

This press release is not a prospectus. Nyfosa has not authorised any offer to the public of shares or rights in any member state of the EEA and no prospectus has been prepared or will be prepared in connection with the Directed Issue.



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