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CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 18 April 2018 at 6.00 p.m. EEST
CapMan Plc (“CapMan”) announced on 4 April 2018 its decision to issue senior unsecured notes in the principal amount of EUR 50 million (the “Notes”). The Notes will mature on 16 April 2023 and carry a fixed annual interest of 4.125 per cent.
The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has on 17 April 2018 approved the English language listing prospectus of the Notes. The prospectus is available in English on CapMan’s website at www.capman.com/investors/shares-and-shareholders/debt-investors/. The summary of the listing prospectus has been translated into Finnish.
CapMan has applied for the listing of the Notes on the main list of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Public trading on the Notes is expected to commence on or about 19 April 2018 under the trading code “CAPMJ412523”. The proceeds from the Notes are used for refinancing certain existing indebtedness of CapMan and for general corporate purposes.
OP Corporate Bank Plc acts as Lead Manager for the issue of the Notes.
Niko Haavisto, CFO, CapMan Plc, tel. +358 50 465 4125
CapMan is a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value-creation in its target companies and assets. We offer a wide selection of investment products and services. As one of the Nordic private equity pioneers we have developed hundreds of companies and real estate and created substantial value in these businesses and assets over the last 28 years. CapMan has today 118 private equity professionals and manages approximately €2.8 billion in assets under management. We mainly manage the assets of our customers, the investors, but also make investments from our own balance sheet. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors. Our current investment strategies cover Real Estate, Buyout, Russia, Credit, Growth Equity and Infrastructure. We also have a growing service business that currently includes procurement services (CaPS), fundraising advisory (Scala Fund Advisory), and fund management services.
This release is for information purposes only and is not to be construed as an offer to purchase or sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or sell with respect to any securities of CapMan Plc (“CapMan”). The distribution of this release and the related material concerning the issuance of the Notes may, in certain jurisdictions, be restricted by law. No actions have been taken to register or qualify the Notes, or otherwise to permit a public offering of the Notes, in any jurisdiction. In particular this release and any such offering material or documentation may not be distributed in the United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa or any other jurisdiction in which it would not be permissible to offer the Notes and this release and any related material concerning the issuance of the Notes may not be sent to any person in the beforementioned jurisdictions. The information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell or buy, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any of CapMan’s securities including the Notes to any person in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Neither CapMan or OP Corporate Bank plc, or their representatives accept any legal responsibility for any violation by any person, whether or not the persons contemplating investing in or divesting CapMan’s securities including the Notes are aware of such restrictions. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act, or under the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. The Notes may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred directly or indirectly within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons.
The information provided in this release and any offer materials relating to the Notes is addressed to and directed only at persons in the United Kingdom in circumstances where section 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 as amended, does not apply and are solely directed at persons in the United Kingdom who (a) have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or (b) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order, or other persons to whom they may be lawfully communicated (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). This release is directed only at relevant persons and any person who is not a relevant person must not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.