Oslo, 13 June 2018:
Reference is made to the Hunter Group ASA’s (the "Company") private placement with gross proceeds of NOK 172,500,000 (resolved on the annual general meeting on 9 May 2018), hereinafter the “Primary Private Placement”, and the private placement with gross proceeds of NOK 520,000,000 (the "Secondary Private Placement"), and subsequent offering with aggregate gross proceeds of up to NOK 52,000,000 (the “Subsequent Offering”), (resolved at the extraordinary general meeting on 13 June 2018).
The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway has approved a prospectus dated 11 June 2018 (the "Prospectus") which has been prepared in connection with the: (i) listing of the shares in the Primary Private Placement; (ii) listing of shares in the Secondary Private Placement; and (iii) subsequent offering and listing of shares in the Subsequent Offering.
The subscription period for the Subsequent Offering will commence on 15 June 2018 and expire at 16:30 CET on 6 July 2018.
The shares issued in the Primary Private Placement, currently registered on a separate ISIN, will as a consequence be transfered to the ordinary ISIN of the Company.
The Prospectus is, subject to regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions, available through one of the managers. Clarksons Platou Securities AS, tel: +47 22 01 63 00 http://securities.clarksons.com/Investment-Banking/About DNB Markets, tel: +47 23 26 81 01 https://www.dnb.no/markets Fearnley Securities AS, tel: +47 22 93 60 00, http://www.fearnleysecurities.no/ and Pareto Securities AS, tel: +47 22 87 87 00. http://www.paretosec.com/ Printed copies of the prospectus may also be obtained by contacting the Company by email to email@example.com or by phone: +47 957 72 947.
For further information, please contact:
Erik A.S. Frydendal, CEO
Phone: +47 957 72 947
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
The release is not for publication or distribution, in whole or in part directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia). This release is issued for information purposes only, and does not constitute or form part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities, in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "US Securities Act"). The securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the US Securities Act. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States. The issue or exercise of subscription rights, and the subscription, purchase or sale of shares in the Company are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. Neither the Company nor the Managers assume any responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions. The distribution of this release may, in certain jurisdictions, be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this release comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The Managers are acting for the Company and no one else in connection with the Subsequent Offering and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company providing the protections afforded to their respective clients or for providing advice in relation to the Subsequent Offering and/or any other matter referred to in this release. Forward-looking statements: This release and any materials distributed in connection with this release may contain certain forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they reflect the Company's current expectations and assumptions as to future events and circumstances that may not prove accurate. A number of material factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.