va-Q-tec AG successfully completes placement of new shares in a cash capital increase excluding subscription rights
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va-Q-tec AG successfully completes placement of new shares in a cash capital increase excluding subscription rights W?rzburg, 10 November 2021 - The Management Board of va-Q-tec AG has today passed a resolution, with the Supervisory Board's consent, to increase the company's share capital by EUR 325,498.00 (corresponding to almost 2.5 percent of the share capital) from EUR 13,089,502.00 by partially utilizing Authorized Capital 2020/I by issuing 325.498 new no par value registered shares to EUR 13,415,000.00, excluding shareholders' subscription rights. All of the new shares were placed with Lupus alpha Asset Management, an institutional investor that to date has not held an interest in va-Q-tec and pursues a long-term investment approach. The placement price was set at EUR 26.10 per share. The new shares are dividend-entitled from 1 January 2021.
The implementation of the capital increase is expected to be entered in the commercial register within the next few days. The new shares are expected to be admitted for trading on the Regulated Market as well as simultaneously to the sub-segment of the Regulated Market with additional post-admission obligations (Prime Standard) on or around 17th November 2021. The issue proceeds from the capital increase amount to EUR 8,495,497.80 before commissions and costs.
This cash capital increase provides va-Q-tec with further scope for maneuver for future investments in order to further drive the company's strong growth and at the same time to maintain stable and healthy balance sheet ratios in the event of an expansion of business activities.
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In the United Kingdom, this announcement is addressed solely at persons that are (i) professional investors in the meaning of Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the "Order") or (ii) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth entities, unincorporated associations, etc.) (with all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons" ). Persons who are not Relevant Persons must not act or rely on this document. Any investment or investment activity to which this document relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.
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This announcement does not constitute a recommendation in relation to the placement. Investors should consult a professional adviser as to the suitability of the placement for the person concerned.
IR Contact va-Q-tec AG Felix Rau Telefon: +49 931 35942 - 2973 Email: Felix.Rau@va-Q-tec.com
cometis AG Claudius Krause Telefon: +49 611 - 20 585 5-28 Email: email@example.com
10-Nov-2021 CET/CEST The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Archive at www.dgap.deLanguage: English Company: va-Q-tec AG Alfred-Nobel-Stra?e 33 97080 W?rzburg
Germany Phone: +49 (0)931 35 942 0 Fax: +49 (0)931 35 942 10 E-mail: IR@va-Q-tec.com Internet: www.va-Q-tec.com ISIN: DE0006636681 WKN: 663668 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange EQS News ID: 1248105 ? End of Announcement DGAP News Service