EVLI BANK PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE NOVEMBER 16, 2015, AT 8.30 AM
NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE USA, CANADA, NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE OR SOUTH AFRICA, OR ANY OTHER COUNTRY WHERE THE DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLISHING WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.
Evli has applied for its shares to be listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Plc’s main list
Evli Bank Plc ("Evli" or "Company") has today applied for its series B shares to be listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Plc’s main list. The application is connected to the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO”) made public on November 13, 2015. If the series B shares are subscribed in full, the number of the Company’s shares will amount to a maximum of 23,313,920 shares, divided into a maximum of 16,971,136 series A shares and to a maximum of 6,342,784 series B shares. The ticker symbol for the Company’s series B shares is “EVLI” and the ISIN-code FI4000170915.
Additional information about the IPO and the share issue is available in the prospectus approved by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority on November 13, 2015 (“Prospectus”). The Prospectus (in Finnish) and the marketing brochure are available online on Evli’s website www.evli.com/ipo and on the IPO Lead Manager Alexander Corporate Finance Oy’s website www.alexander.fi as well as in print at Evli’s headquarters (Aleksanterinkatu 19 A, FI-00100 Helsinki) and at Helsingin Pörssitalo (Stock Exchange Building, Fabianinkatu 14, FI-00100 Helsinki).
Evli will organize a public event for the general public, analysts and representatives of the media on Wednesday November 18, 2015 at 5.30–7.00 pm at Helsingin Pörssitalo (Stock Exchange Building, Fabianinkatu 14, 00100 Helsinki). The event is in Finnish.
For additional information, please contact:
Maunu Lehtimäki, CEO, Evli Bank Plc, tel. +358 9 4766 9304 or +358 (0)50 553 3000
Henrik Andersin, Chairman of the Board, Evli Bank Plc, tel +358 9 4766 9200 or +358 (0)400 406 391
The information contained in this release is not intended for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore or South Africa. This written material does not constitute an offer for the sale of securities in the USA, nor may the securities be offered or sold in the USA unless they have been registered according to the United States Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) and the rules and regulations issued pursuant to it, or unless there is an exemption to the obligation to register. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the IPO of securities in the USA or conduct an offer of securities to the public in the USA.
Specific judicial or legislative restrictions have been placed on the issue, use and/or sale of securities in certain countries. The Company and Alexander Corporate Finance Oy are not liable if such restrictions are violated.
This release shall not be interpreted as an offer to sell or an invitation to make an offer to purchase the securities mentioned herein, nor will securities be sold in areas in which the offering, acquisition or sale of the securities in question would be unlawful before their registry or exemption regarding the obligation to register, or the gaining of other approval according to the securities legislation for the areas in question. Investors should not accept an offer regarding securities or acquire the securities that this document refers to unless they do so based on the information contained in the applicable prospectus published or distributed by the Company.
The Company has not authorized an offer of securities to the public in any member state of the European Economic Area other than Finland. With the exception of Finland, no measures have been or will be made to conduct an offer of securities to the public in any member state of the European Economic Area that has implemented the Prospectus Directive (each “Relevant Member State”) in such a way that would require the publication of a prospectus in the Relevant Member State. As a consequence, securities can only be offered in the Relevant Member States to (a) legal entities considered to be a qualified investor as defined in the Prospectus Directive or (b) any other situation according to Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive. In this paragraph the expression “offer of securities to the public” means a communication to persons in any form and by any means, presenting sufficient information on the terms and conditions of the offer and the securities to be offered, so as to enable an investor to decide to use, purchase or subscribe to these securities, as the expression may vary as a consequence of the implementation measures carried out in the member states. The expression “Prospectus Directive” refers to Directive 2003/71/EC (with amendments including the 2010 Amending Directive, to the extent that it has been implemented in the Relevant Member State), and it contains all the relevant implementation measures in the Relevant Member State, and the expression “2010 Amendment Directive” means Directive 2010/73/EU.
The information presented here is only directed at (i) persons outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons with professional experience in matters relating to investments as referred to in article 19(5) of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (“the Order”) and (iii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2) of the Order, or other persons to whom the document may lawfully be communicated (all the above-mentioned persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). The investment activities related to this release are only available to the Relevant Persons and are only undertaken with the Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act on the basis of this document or rely on its contents.