aap Implantate AG, DE0005066609

aap Implantate AG, DE0005066609

17.04.2019 - 10:18:23

aap Implantate AG resolves on capital increase with subscription rights

The information contained in this announcement is not intended for publication or distribution in or within the United States of America, Australia, Canada or Japan.

 

The Management Board of aap Implantate AG resolved on 17 April 2019 with the approval of the Supervisory Board of the same day on a capital increase against cash contributions out of the authorized capital 2014/I with subscription and oversubscription rights of the shareholders of the company. aap Implantate AG's share capital shall be increased by up to EUR 4,784,485.00 by issuing up to 4,784,485 new no-par value bearer shares from the current amount of EUR 28,706,910.00 to up to EUR 33,491,395.00. The new shares shall be offered to the shareholders of the company at a subscription price of EUR 1.04 per new share based on a subscription ratio of 6:1. The new shares are entitled to participate in dividends as of 1 January 2018.  

At this time, aap Implantate AG has commitments from its shareholders to exercise subscription and oversubscription rights in a volume of EUR 2.3 million in total. This corresponds to approx. 46% of the capital increase.  

The capital increase with subscription rights is part of a package of measures aap Implantate AG will implement at short notice to strengthen its financial base. In this context, the net proceeds from the transaction shall be inter alia used to finance the company's planned sales growth and to prepare and conduct a human clinical study for its silver coating technology.  

The new shares will be offered to the shareholders of aap Implantate AG for subscription in an indirect subscription offer during a subscription period. The subscription period is expected to start on 25 April 2019 (00.00 hours CET) and to end on 9 May 2019 (24.00 hours CET). No trading of subscription rights will be organized and subscription rights which are not exercised will expire worthless. In addition to exercising their subscription rights, all shareholders of the company have the option to participate in the capital increase within an oversubscription. These oversubscription rights must also be exercised during the subscription period. New shares, which are not subscribed as part of the subscription offer, shall be offered to qualified institutional investors for sale by means of a private placement at a price at least equaling the subscription price.  

The capital increase with subscription rights is accompanied by M.M.Warburg & CO (AG & Co.) KGaA. For further details regarding the transaction please refer to the subscription offer, which will be published before the start of the subscription period on the corporate website of the company (www.aap.de) in the section "Investors / Capital Increase" as well as in the Federal Gazette under www.bundesanzeiger.de.  

This announcement constitutes neither an offer nor a solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or any other jurisdiction in which an offer is unlawful.

This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may be offered or sold in the United States only upon prior registration or upon exemption from the obligation of prior registration pursuant to the Securities Act. If a public offering of securities were to take place in the United States, it would be effected by means of a securities prospectus which investors could obtain from the Company. This prospectus would contain detailed information about the Company and its management, as well as financial information. There will be no public offering of the securities referred to in this announcement in the United States.

Subject to certain exceptions, the securities referred to in this announcement may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada or Japan, or to or for the account of persons resident in Australia, Canada or Japan.

 

_______________________________________________________________________________________aap Implantate AG (ISIN DE0005066609) - Prime Standard/Regulated Market - All German stock markets -About aap Implantate AGaap Implantate AG is a globally operating medical device company headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The company develops, manufactures and markets trauma products for orthopaedics. The IP protected portfolio includes besides the innovative anatomical plating system LOQTEQ(R) and trauma complementary biomaterials a wide range of cannulated screws as well as standard plates and screws. Furthermore, aap Implantate AG has an innovation pipeline with promising development projects as the antibacterial silver coating technology and magnesium based implants. These technologies address critical problems in surgery that haven't yet been resolved adequately. In German-speaking Europe aap Implantate AG directly sells its products to hospitals, buying syndicates and hospital groups while it uses a broad network of distributors in more than 25 countries at the international level. aap Implantate AG's stock is listed in the Prime Standard segment of Frankfurt Stock Exchange (XETRA: AAQ.DE). For more information, please visit www.aap.de, or download the Company's investor relations app from the Apple's App Store or Google Play.Forward-looking statement This release may contain forward-looking statements based on current experience, estimates and projections of the management board and currently available information. They are not guarantees of future performance. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of aap to be materially different from those that may be expressed or implied by such statements. These factors include those discussed in aap's public reports. Forward-looking statements therefore speak only as of the date they are made. aap does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release or to conform them to future events or developments. For inquiries please contact: aap Implantate AG; Fabian Franke; Investor Relations; Lorenzweg 5; D-12099 Berlin Tel.: +49/30/750 19 - 134; Fax.: +49/30/750 19 - 290; f.franke@aap.de

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Language: English Company: aap Implantate AG Lorenzweg 5 12099 Berlin

Germany Phone: +49 (0) 30 75 01 90 Fax: +49 (0) 30 75 01 91 11 E-mail: info@aap.de Internet: www.aap.de ISIN: DE0005066609 WKN: 506660 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange EQS News ID: 801011   End of Announcement DGAP News Service

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