Multiconsult (OSE: MULTI) completes the acquisition of Roar Jørgensen AS

On 30 November 2022, Multiconsult announced that it had entered into an agreement to purchase 100 per cent of the shares of Roar Jørgensen AS. The purchase price was settled in a combination of cash and Multiconsult shares (20 per cent of the enterprise value (EV)). An additional consideration may be paid to the sellers by way of an earn-out payment based on the annual accounts of 2023.

14. December 2022

Further to this, Multiconsult will issue 103 936 new shares to the shareholders of Roar Jørgensen AS at a share price of NOK 134.6971. The share price was based on the volume weighted average share price of Multiconsult during the five consecutive trading days prior to closing. The new shares are issued pursuant to an authority given to the board of directors by the annual general meeting on 7 April 2022. The cash portion of the purchase price was settled by using existing cash balances. The transaction is based on a completion accounts model where the closing accounts date (reference date) is set to 31 December 2022. Consequently, the purchase price will be adjusted accordingly with the net cash and net working capital position on the reference date. The purchase price adjustment will be settled during second quarter of 2023.

The share capital increase of NOK 51 968.00 was filed and amendments to the articles of association of Multiconsult ASA was registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises immediately following closing and registration is expected to take place shortly. Following registration, the share capital of Multiconsult will be NOK 13 767 229.50 divided into 27 534 459 shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 0.50. The newly issued shares represent approximately 0.38 per cent of the share capital of Multiconsult.

For further information, please contact:
Investor relations: 
   Ove B Haupberg, CFO & EVP
   Phone: +47 401 00 900

   Gaute Christensen, VP Communication
   Phone: +47 911 70 188

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.