The offer price under the agreement will be based on the same offer price offered in the employee share purchase programme, which will be determined on the basis of the volume weighted average trading price of the Company’s shares in the one week period immediately preceding the launch of the application period under the programme, however in no event below NOK 90.0 per share (the “Offer Price”). The agreement constitutes a related party agreement in accordance with section 3.3 of the Oslo Stock Exchange continuing obligations. The Agreement is subject to a long stop date of 15 December 2016.
Subject to completion of the Agreement and assuming that the Maximum Shares are sold under the Agreement, the Company will acquire 550,000 existing shares in the Company at the Offer Price, equal to 2% of the issued capital of the Company for onwards sale to eligible employees who have been allocated shares in the Company under the employee share purchase programme. Following completion of the transaction, but prior to transfer of the shares to employees under the programme, the Company will hold 550,000 own shares, equal to 2% of the issued share capital of the Company.
Subject to completion of the Agreement and assuming that the Maximum Shares are sold under the Agreement, the Selling Shareholder will have sold 550,000 existing shares in the Company to the Company at the Offer Price, equal to 2% of the issued capital of the Company. Following completion of the transaction, the Selling Shareholder holds 4 827 958 shares and 4 827 958 votes in the Company, equal to 18.4% of the issued share capital and 18.4% of the total number of votes in the Company.
A separate announcement will be made upon completion of the Transaction where the Offer Price and the final number of sale shares will be disclosed.
This announcement is subject to the disclosure obligation under section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
For further information, please contact:
Mirza Koristovic, Head of Investor Relations
Phone: +47 93 87 05 25
Gaute Christensen, VP Communications
Phone: +47 911 70 188
ABOUT MULTICONSULT ASA
Multiconsult is a leading Norwegian multidisciplinary engineering consulting company, with more than 2 100 employees and 45 offices in Norway and abroad. The Company focuses on seven market areas: Buildings & Properties, Transport & Infrastructure, Energy, Oil & Gas, Industry, Environment & Natural resources and Architecture. The Company has an operating history that spans more than a century, with the inception of Norsk Vandbygningskontor in 1908. In 2015 Multiconsult completed more than 9 000 projects for approx. 4 000 different customers.