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Oslo, 15 June 2021. Reference is made to the announcement from Komplett ASA (“Komplett” or the “Company”) regarding the commencement of the bookbuilding period and application period on for the Company’s initial public offering (the “Offering”) on 9 June 2021 and the subsequent status of bookbuilding announcements from the Company on 9 June 2021 and 10 June 2021, respectively.
Based on the orders received since the commencement of bookbuilding, it has been decided to update the indicative price range to NOK 58.00 to NOK 60.00 per Offer Share. The book is well covered throughout the updated indicative price range on the full offering size, including the over-allotment option and the potential upsize option.
As earlier communicated, the bookbuilding period for the institutional offering is expected to close at 14:00 hours (CEST) on 17 June 2021, while the application period for the retail offering is expected to expire at 12:00 hours (CEST) on the same day. The application period for the employee offering is expected to expire at 23:59 hours (CEST) on 16 June 2021. The bookbuilding period and the application period in the retail offering and the employee offering may however be shortened at any time but will not in any case be shortened to expire prior to 16:30 hours (CEST) on 16 June 2021.
ABG Sundal Collier ASA and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Oslo branch (collectively, the “Joint Global Coordinators”), are acting as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners. DNB Markets, part of DNB Bank ASA, and Pareto Securities AS are acting as joint bookrunners together with the Joint Global Coordinators (collectively, the “Managers”).
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS is acting as legal advisor to the Company and the Selling Shareholder. Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS is acting as legal advisor to the Managers.
For further queries, please contact:
Kristin Hovland, Head of Communication
+47 98 65 28 60
Krister Pedersen, CFO
+47 95 24 50 37
ABOUT KOMPLETT ASA
Komplett Group is a leading online-first electronics and IT products retailer, operating in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Serving customers in the B2C, B2B and distribution markets, the Group is deeply focused on delivering best in class customer experience, built through decades of knowhow, expertise and deep customer commitment. Komplett Group operates an efficiency and scalable business model that supports costs leadership and enables a competitive product offering.
This information does not constitute or form a part of any offer of securities for sale or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities of the Company in the United States or any other jurisdiction. The securities of the Company may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”). The securities of the Company have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act. Any sale in the United States of the securities mentioned in this communication will be made solely to “qualified institutional buyers” as defined in Rule 144A under the U.S. Securities Act. No public offering of the securities will be made in the United States.
In any EEA member state, other than Norway and Sweden, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the EU Prospectus Regulation, i.e., only to investors who can receive the offer without an approved prospectus in such EEA member state. The expression “EU Prospectus Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 (together with any applicable implementing measures in any EEA member state).
In the United Kingdom, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at Qualified Investors who (i) are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the “Order”) or (ii) are persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.) (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). These materials are directed only at Relevant Persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons. Persons distributing this communication must satisfy themselves that it is lawful to do so.
Matters discussed in this announcement may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “continue”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intends”, “may”, “should”, “will” and similar expressions. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions. Although the Company believes that these assumptions were reasonable when made, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties, contingencies and other important factors which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond its control. Such risks, uncertainties, contingencies and other important factors could cause actual events to differ materially from the expectations expressed or implied in this release by such forward-looking statements. The information, opinions and forward-looking statements contained in this announcement speak only as at its date, and are subject to change without notice.
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Neither the Managers nor any of their respective affiliates makes any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of this announcement and none of them accepts any responsibility for the contents of this announcement or any matters referred to herein.
This announcement is for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon in substitution for the exercise of independent judgment. It is not intended as investment advice and under no circumstances is it to be used or considered as an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a recommendation to buy or sell any securities of the Company. Neither the Managers nor any of their respective affiliates accepts any liability arising from the use of this announcement.
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