SMT SCHARF AG (FRA:S4A) SMT Scharf AG reports successful capital increase

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07/11/2017 10:54

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SMT Scharf AG reports successful capital increase

07-Nov-2017 / 10:54 CET/CEST
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SMT Scharf AG reports successful capital increase

Hamm, November 7, 2017 - SMT Scharf AG (ISIN: DE0005751986 / WKN: 575198) has today successfully completed the capital increase it approved on November 6, 2017. A total of 420,000 new shares were placed with institutional investors as part of a private placement. The placing price was fixed at EUR 12.90. The transaction was significantly oversubscribed.

As part of the transaction, the share capital of SMT Scharf AG was increased by EUR 420,000.00, from EUR 4,200,000.00 to EUR 4,620,000.00, against cash capital contributions and under exclusion of existing shareholders' subscription rights. Dero Bank AG, Munich, managed the transaction.

The capital increase generated total gross issue proceeds of EUR 5.4 million for SMT Scharf AG. The proceeds from the transaction are to finance the SMT Scharf Group's further internal and external growth and lay the basis for further corporate acquisitions.

The new shares are dividend-entitled from January 1, 2017, and will be immediately included in the existing listing in the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) following the entry of the capital increase in the company's commercial register.

SMT Scharf AG

The Managing Board

Company profile
The SMT Scharf Group develops, manufactures and services transportation equipment for underground mining as well as for tunnel construction. The main products are captivated railway systems that are deployed all over the world, primarily in hard coal mines, but also in mines for gold, platinum and other metals. They are needed to transport material and personnel with payloads of up to 48 tons and on gradients of up to 30 degrees. In addition, the Group supplies the mining sector with chairlifts. The SMT Scharf Group is active with subsidiaries in seven countries, as well as commercial agencies worldwide. SMT Scharf generates a large share of its revenue in growing foreign markets such as China, Russia, Poland and South Africa. SMT Scharf AG has been listed in the Prime Standard (Regulated Market) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since April 11, 2007.

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Language: English
Company: SMT Scharf AG
Römerstrasse 104
59075 Hamm
Phone: +49 2381 960-01
Fax: +49 2381 960-230
E-mail: info@smtscharf.com
Internet: www.smtscharf.com
ISIN: DE0005751986
WKN: 575198
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

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