Nordic Capital has sold shares in Resurs Holding AB (publ)
February 14 2018
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG, SOUTH AFRICA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Cidron Semper S.à r.l. (“Cidron”, a company ultimately owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII, together with associated co-investment vehicles) has sold a part of its shares in Resurs Holding AB (publ) ("Resurs" or the "Company") in an accelerated book-building process (the "Share Sale"). Cidron sold 17,500,000 shares in the Company, corresponding to 8.75% of the total number of shares and votes in Resurs. The sale price in the Share Sale was SEK 56 per share and the gross sales proceeds of the Share Sale amounted to SEK 980 million. After the Share Sale, Cidron owns 34,865,318 shares in the Company, representing 17.4% of the total number of shares and votes in Resurs.
Subject to customary exceptions or obtaining consent from Carnegie Investment Bank AB (“Carnegie”), Cidron has agreed to a lock-up period until publication of Resurs’s next interim report, which is expected to be published on 25 April 2018, in relation to its remaining shares in Resurs.
Carnegie acted as Bookrunner in the Share Sale.
Cidron Semper Ltd, 14 February 2018
 “Nordic Capital Fund VII” refers to Nordic Capital VII Limited, acting in its capacity as General Partner of Nordic Capital VII Alpha, L.P. and Nordic Capital VII Beta, L.P.
Elin Ljung, Director of Communication
Advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
Mäster Samuelsgatan 21, SE-11144 Stockholm, Sweden
T: +46 8 440 5050
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT AN OFFER TO SELL, OR SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY, ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN HAVE NOT BEEN, AND WILL NOT BE, REGISTERED UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE "SECURITIES ACT") AND MAY NOT BE SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION WITH THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT. THERE WILL NOT BE A PUBLIC OFFERING OF THE SHARES IN THE UNITED STATES.
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IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLACING, THE BOOKRUNNER AND ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES ACTING AS AN INVESTOR FOR ITS OWN ACCOUNT MAY TAKE UP AS A PRINCIPAL POSITION ANY SHARES AND IN THAT CAPACITY MAY RETAIN, PURCHASE OR SELL FOR ITS OWN ACCOUNT SUCH SHARES. IN ADDITION, THE BOOKRUNNER OR ITS AFFILIATES MAY ENTER INTO FINANCING ARRANGEMENTS AND SWAPS WITH INVESTORS IN CONNECTION WITH WHICH THE BOOKRUNNER (OR THEIR AFFILIATES) MAY FROM TIME TO TIME ACQUIRE, HOLD OR DISPOSE OF SHARES. THE BOOKRUNNER DOES NOT INTEND TO DISCLOSE THE EXTENT OF ANY SUCH INVESTMENT OR TRANSACTIONS OTHERWISE THAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY LEGAL OR REGULATORY OBLIGATION TO DO SO.
THE BOOKRUNNER IS ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SELLER AND NO ONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLACING AND WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR PROVIDING THE PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO CLIENTS OF THE BOOKRUNNER OR FOR PROVIDING ADVICE IN RELATION TO THE PLACING.