Allerød, 2014-01-09 17:52 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matas A/S (“Matas”) has just been informed that Svenska M Holding 1 AB (ultimately owned by certain funds advised by affiliates and subsidiaries of CVC Capital Partners SICAV – FIS S.A. – a private equity firm), has agreed to sell up to 7,918,186 existing shares in Matas, equivalent to its entire shareholding, in an accelerated bookbuilt offering to institutional investors (the “Transaction”).
Carnegie Investment Bank, filial af Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ), Sverige (“Carnegie”), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc (“Morgan Stanley”) and Nordea Markets (Division of Nordea Bank Danmark A/S) (“Nordea Markets”) are acting as Joint Bookrunners in the Transaction. Bookbuilding will commence immediately and it is anticipated that books will close on 10 January 2014, although Carnegie, Morgan Stanley and Nordea Markets reserve the right to close the books at any time. A further announcement will be made following completion of the bookbuilding and pricing of the Transaction.
Materialisternes Invest Holding ApS, C.C. Clea Capital Ltd. and Mainvest ApS are not selling any shares in connection with the Transaction.
Matas will not receive any proceeds from the Transaction.
A copy of the press release from Carnegie, Morgan Stanley and Nordea Markets is attached.