NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES, OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH SUCH RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.
Reference is made to announcement made 22 November 2017 regarding a successful completion of the placement of shares. The capital increase is registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises today. New share capital is NOK 119,343,994, comprising of 108,003,615 A shares with a nominal value of NOK 0.50 and 130,684,373 B shares with a nominal value of NOK 0.50. Updated Articles of association are available on www.schibsted.com.
27 November 2017
Jo Christian Steigedal
Head of IR
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
In any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 2003/71/EC (such Directive and amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU together with any applicable implementing measures in the relevant home Member State, the “Prospectus Directive”), this communication is only addressed to and directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive.
In addition, in the United Kingdom, this announcement is not being distributed, nor has it been approved for the purposes of Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”), by a person authorised under FSMA and is directed only at persons (i) who are 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, as amended (the “Order”), or (ii) persons who are high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order, or (iii) other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated (“relevant persons”). Under no circumstances should persons who are not relevant persons rely or act upon the contents of this announcement. Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates in the United Kingdom is available only to, and will be engaged only with, relevant persons.
This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Schibsted ASA does not intend to register any part of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering in the United States of the shares to which this announcement relates.