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Litorina IV L.P. (“Litorina“) has today, 16 September 2021, sold 1,500,000 shares in RugVista Group AB (“RugVista” or the “Company“), corresponding to 7.2% of the shares in the Company, to professional investors through an accelerated book-building procedure at a price of SEK 130 per share (the “Placement“).
Following the Placement, Litorina retains an ownership corresponding to approximately 13.5% of the shares in RugVista. Litorina has agreed to a customary lock-up with respect to its remaining shares in RugVista. The lock-up period begins today and ends on the date of publication of the Company’s interim report for the third quarter of 2021, which is expected to be 11 November 2021.
ABG Sundal Collier and Carnegie Investment Bank acted as joint bookrunners, and Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå acted as legal advisor in connection with the Placement.
For further information, please contact:
Paul Steene, partner, Litorina Capital Advisors
Tel.: +46 8 545 181 88
Litorina, founded in 1998, invests in niche market leading companies with headquarters in the Nordics. Litorina partners with management teams and entrepreneurs that want to take their companies to full potential. Litorina aims to build larger, better and more sustainable companies by contributing relevant experience, knowledge, passion and resources to accelerate growth. For more information, please visit www.litorina.se
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In the United Kingdom, this document 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 document relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, “qualified investors” (within the meaning of the United Kingdom version of the EU Prospectus Regulation (2017/1129/ EU) (the “Prospectus Regulation”) which is part of United Kingdom law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018) 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”); (ii) high net worth entities etc. falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order; or (iii) such other persons to whom such investment or investment activity may lawfully be made available under 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 announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in the offer shares. Any investment decision in connection with the Placement must be made on the basis of all publicly available information relating to the Company and the Company’s shares. Such information has not been independently verified by Litorina. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its accuracy or completeness.
This announcement does not constitute a recommendation concerning any investor’s option with respect to the Placement. Each investor or prospective investor should conduct his, her or its own investigation, analysis and evaluation of the business and data described in this announcement and publicly available information. The price and value of securities can go down as well as up. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
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