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13 June 2016, 17:35
Success of the EUR210 million share capital increase, taking to EUR369
million the total amount of equity raised since the beginning of 2016(1)
Total demand of EUR276 million
Subscription ratio of 131%
Altarea Cogedim announces today the success of its capital increase, following
the subscription period ending on 3 June 2016. Total subscriptions represented
1.3 times the amount of the capital increase.
The EUR210 million of proceeds raised will strengthen Altarea Cogedim's equity
capital and take to EUR369 million the total amount of equity raised since the
beginning of 2016(1).
The Group now has additional financial resources that will allow it to pursue
development strategy, while maintaining a solid financial structure.
Alain Taravella, founding CEO of Altarea Cogedim, commented: "The success of
the capital increase testifies to the support of our shareholders for the
growth strategy of Altarea Cogedim. Our balanced business model, creating long
term value, allows us to reiterate our objective of group share FFO increasing
by 15% to 20% in 2016, as well as dividend distribution of at least EUR11 for
the next two years. I would like to thank our shareholders for their support
and loyalty to the company and for embracing its development plan. "
The share capital increase with preferential subscription rights ("PSR") to
existing shareholders was launched on 20 May 2016 with the subscription period
ending on 3 June 2016.
Gross proceeds amount to EUR210,423,920 and results in the issuance of
1,503,028 new shares at a price of EUR140.
Total demand, which amounted to EUR275.6 million, was greater than the
targeted proceeds of EUR210 million, corresponding to a subscription ratio of
131%. 1,484,329 new shares were subscribed on a basis not subject to reduction
("à titre irréductible"), representing 98.76% of the total number of new
shares. The subscriptions subject to reduction ("à titre réductible")
represented 484,549 new shares and will therefore only be partially served,
in an amount of 18,699 new shares.
(1) Reserved share capital increase of EUR31.7 million as part of the purchase
of Pitch Promotion, share capital increase of EUR126.9 million in connection
with the option to pay the 2015 dividends in shares, and the rights issue of
Settlement-delivery and admission to trading on Euronext Paris of the new
shares will take place on 15 June 2016 on the same listing segment as the
existing shares (ISIN Code FR0000033219). The news shares will entitle holders
to current dividend rights.
Following the transaction, the share capital of Altarea Cogedim will be divided
in 15,030,287 shares.
Morgan Stanley and Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking acted as
Global Coordinators, Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners on the transaction.
The prospectus relating to this transaction was approved by the Autorité des
Marchés Financiers (the "AMF") on 19 May 2016 under visa n°16-185. Altarea
Cogedim draws the public's attention to the risk factors described in the
Release of half-year results: Thursday 28 July post market close.
About Altarea Cogedim - FR0000033219 - ALTA
Altarea Cogedim is a leading property group. As both a commercial land owner
and developer, it operates in all three classes of property assets: retail,
residential and offices. It has the know-how in each sector required to design,
develop, commercialize and manage made-to-measure property products. With
operations in France, Spain and Italy, Altarea Cogedim manages a shopping
center property portfolio of EUR4.4 billion. Listed in compartment A of
Euronext Paris, Altarea had a market capitalization of EUR2.2 billion at 30 May
2016 (before the capital increase).
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