Notice to the holders of bonds issued by Ahlsell AB (publ) (”Ahlsell”) under Ahlsell’s MTN programme in relation the public tender offer to the shareholders of Ahlsell.
Following the public tender offer to the shareholders of Ahlsell as of 11 December 2018 Quimper AB has on 13 February 2019 announced that Quimper AB completes the offer and thereby becomes owner of shares representing 93.9 per cent of the total number of shares and votes in Ahlsell. Quimper AB’s acquisition of the shares in Ahlsell constitutes a change of control event pursuant to the terms and conditions of Ahlsell AB’s Medium Term Note (MTN) programme.
As a result of the change of control event, each bondholder may exercise its right to request that all or part of its bonds (ISIN: SE0010599266) be repurchased pursuant to condition 9 of the terms and conditions, at a price per bond equal to 100 per cent of the nominal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest up until the Repurchase Date (pursuant to the definition below).
Bondholders who wish to exercise their right to request repurchase of all or part of their bonds must sign and send an application form to the following e-mail address:
DNB Bank ASA, filial Sverige
Group number: +46 8 473 45 50
The application form is provided to bondholders by Ahlsell via Euroclear Sweden’s messaging service and can also be obtained from DNB.
Please note that a complete application form must have been received by DNB no later than 22 March in order to be valid. A submitted application form may be withdrawn by the bondholder until such date.
The repurchase date applicable to those bondholders who have sent an application form in respect of all or part of their bonds as a result of the change of control event in due time will be 5 April “Repurchase Date”).
For further information, please contact:
Karin Larsson, Head of IR and external communications
+46 8 685 59 24, email@example.com
Ahlsell is the Nordic region’s leading distributor of installation products, tools and supplies for installers, construction companies, facility managers, industrial and power companies and the public sector. The unique customer offer covers more than one million individual products and solutions. The Group has a turnover of just over BSEK 31 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. About 97% of revenue is generated in the three main markets of Sweden, Norway and Finland. With about 5,700 employees, more than 230 branches and three central warehouses, we constantly fulfil our customer promise: Ahlsell makes it easier to be professional!
Press release, February 13, 2019