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August 18, 2020 | 14:30 | Regulatory
The prospectus relating to the rights issue in Starbreeze AB (publ) of approximately MSEK 250 before transaction costs has today on 18 August 2020 been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, and is available on Starbreeze’s website, www.starbreeze.com/offer/, as well as on Carnegie’s website for prospectuses, www.carnegie.se.
Application forms for subscription without subscription rights can be obtained from Starbreeze’s website and Carnegie’s website for prospectuses as from the first day of the subscription period (24 August 2020).
Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) is acting as financial advisor and Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå is acting as legal advisor to Starbreeze in connection with the Rights Issue. Wesslau Söderqvist Advokatbyrå is acting as legal advisor to Starbreeze in connection with the Rights Issue and the Company’s compliance with the reorganization plan and composition.
For more information, please contact:
Mikael Nermark, CEO
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mats Juhl, CFO
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Maeva Sponbergs, EVP Communication
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The information was submitted for publication through the agency of the contact person set out above on 18 August 2020 at 14:30 CET.
Starbreeze is an independent developer and creator of PC and console targeting the global market, with studios in Stockholm, Barcelona and Paris. Housing the smash hit IP PAYDAY, Starbreeze develops games based on proprietary and third-party rights, both in-house and in partnership with external game developers. Starbreeze shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A share) and SE0005992831 (B share). For more information, please visit starbreeze.com
The information in this press release does not contain or constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in the Company in any jurisdiction. Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in Starbreeze will only be made through the prospectus that Starbreeze publishes today on August 18, 2020.
This press release may not be released, published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States of America, including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States or the District of Columbia (the “United States”) or any other jurisdiction where such action is wholly or partially subject to legal restrictions or where such action would require additional prospectuses, registrations or other actions in addition to what follows from Swedish law. Nor may the information in this press release be forwarded, reproduced or disclosed in a manner that contravenes such restrictions or would entail such requirements. Failure to comply with this instruction may result in a violation of applicable securities laws.
The securities referred to in this press release have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), or under the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction in the United States and may not be offered, subscribed, used, pledged, sold, resold, allotted, delivered or transferred, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States absent exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in accordance with securities laws of the relevant state or other jurisdiction in the United States. All offers and sales of securities in connection with any rights offer by the Company will be made, subject to certain limited exceptions, outside of the United States and in reliance on, and in compliance with, Regulation S under the Securities Act. There will be no public offering in the United States.
Within the European Economic Area (“EEA”), no public offering of securities is made in other countries than Sweden. In other member states of the EU, such an offering of securities may only be made in accordance with an applicable exemption in the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129.
This press release contains certain forward-looking information that reflects the Company’s present view of future events as well as financial and operational development. Words such as “intend”, “assess”, “expect”, “may”, “plan”, “believe”, “estimate” and other expressions entailing indications or predictions of future development or trends, not based on historical facts, constitute forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is inherently associated with both known and unknown risks and uncertainties as it depends on future events and circumstances. Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future results or development and actual outcomes may differ materially from the statements set forth in the forward-looking information.