The subscription period in Crunchfish’s rights issue ends on November 1st, 2023
The last day to subscribe for shares in Crunchfish AB’s (“Crunchfish” or the “Company”) rights issue of approximately SEK 85 million before issue costs (the “Rights Issue”) is November 1st, 2023. The last day to subscribe for shares without subscription rights via Avanza and Nordnet is tomorrow, October 31st, 2023.
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Terms and conditions for the Rights Issue
On October 9th, 2023, the Extraordinary General Meeting approved to carry out the Rights Issue in accordance with the following main terms:
- The subscription price is SEK 7.75 per share.
- Anyone who, on the record date, October 16, 2023, was listed in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB, has preferential rights to subscribe for shares in the Rights Issue in relation to previous holdings of shares.
- One (1) existing share in Crunchfish, held on the record date, entitled to (1) subscription right. Three (3) subscription rights entitle to subscription of one (1) newly issued share in the Company.
- The Rights Issue comprises a maximum of 11,013,055 shares.
Subscription and guarantee commitments
The Company’s second largest shareholder Corespring Invest AB (represented by Chairman of the Board, Göran Linder), which holds 18.1 percent of the shares in the Company, has committed to subscribe for SEK 7.5 million, corresponding to approximately 9 percent of the Rights Issue. According to the subscription commitment, the subscription commitment is to be fulfilled through set-off against the outstanding capital amount of the loan disbursed by Corespring Invest AB to the Company in August, 2023. No compensation is paid for the subscription commitment. In addition, Nordic Underwriting ApS, Buntel AB and Formue Nord Markedsneutral A/S have undertaken to guarantee in the aggregate approximately SEK 43.7 million, corresponding to approximately 51 percent of the Rights Issue, which means that the Rights Issue is covered by subscription commitments and guarantee commitments up to 60 percent. For the guarantee commitments, the guarantors will receive cash payment of 12 percent of the guaranteed amount or, alternatively, 12 percent of the guaranteed amount in the form of newly issued shares in the Company, on the same terms as shares issued in the Rights Issue.
Complete terms and conditions for the Rights Issue and other information about the Company is available in the prospectus (the “Prospectus”) that was published by the Company on October 16th, 2023. The Prospectus is available on the Company´s website (https://www.crunchfish.com/investors/equity-raises), Västra Hamnen Corporate Finance website (http://www.vhcorp.se), Nordic Issuing´s website (http://www.nordic-issuing.se) and Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority´s website (http://www.fi.se).
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:30 CEST on October 30th, 2023.
About Crunchfish – crunchfish.com
Crunchfish is a deep tech company developing a Digital Cash platform for Banks, Payment Services and CBDC implementations and Gesture Interaction technology for AR/VR and automotive industry. Crunchfish is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market since 2016, with headquarters in Malmö, Sweden and with a subsidiary in India.
The information in this press release does not contain or constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe or otherwise trade in shares or other securities in Crunchfish. No action has been taken and measures will not be taken to permit a public offering in any jurisdictions other than Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in Crunchfish has only be made through the Prospectus that Crunchfish published on 16 October 2023 on Crunchfish’s website, https://www.crunchfish.com. The approval of the Prospectus by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority shall not be regarded as an approval of the shares or any other securities. This release is however not a prospectus in accordance with the definition in the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (“Prospectus Regulation”) and this announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in shares or other securities in Crunchfish. In order for investors to fully understand the potential risks and benefits associated with a decision to participate in the Rights Issue, any investment decision should only be made based on the information in the Prospectus. Thus, investors are encouraged to review the Prospectus in its entirety. In accordance with article 2 k of the Prospectus Regulation this press release constitutes an advertisement.
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