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Albioma and KKR announce the results of the friendly Offer To offer for everything Albioma ssecurities (the “To offer”) published by the Authority of the markets Ffinancial (“AMF“) following the completion of teae To offer on July 27, 2022.
Following completion of the Offer initiated by KKR for all Albioma shares, KKR will hold 27,049,985 shares representing 83.44% of Albioma’s capital and 83.44% of voting rights, and 551 205 warrants (BSAARs) representing 99.95% of all BSAARs in circulation1.It should be noted that these figures exclude Albioma’s treasury shares (0.45% of capital) and performance shares subject to a holding period that may be covered by liquidity contracts (0.63% of capital).
Albioma and KKR are delighted with the great success of this first offer period. On May 30, 2022, the Board of Directors unanimously issued a favorable opinion on the Offer, deeming it to be in the interest of the Group, its shareholders and its employees.
In accordance with Articles 232-4 of the AMF General Regulations, the Offer will soon be reopened at the same price, i.e. €50 per share and €29.10 per BSAAR, in order to allow shareholders and holders of BSAARs who have not yet brought their titles to do so.
Albioma informs pure registered shareholders that in order to tender their shares to the Reopened Offer, they must instruct their financial intermediary to convert these shares into administered registered or bearer form. (For more information, please follow this link: https://www.albioma.com/en/finance/take-over-bid/)
The settlement-delivery of the Offer will take place on August 11, 2022.
The Offer Document, the Response Document and the results of the Offer published today by the AMF are available on the websites of Albioma (www.albioma.com) and the AMF (https:// www.amf-france.org/fr ).
This press release does not constitute an offer to purchase shares.
This press release was prepared for informatifive endings only. It does not constitute an offer to the public. The traffic of this version, the offer and its acceptance may subject to specific regulations or restrictions in certain countries. The auction is not intended for those which are subject to such restrictions, either directly or indirectly, and is not susceptible to be subject to any acceptance in a country where the offer would be be subject to such restrictions. This release is not intended for distribution in these countries. Consequently, those in possession of this version are advised to inquire on local restrictions that may be applicable and to comply withto.
The initiator and Albioma accept no responsibility for any potential violation of these restrictions.
The offer is expected to be open in the United States of America in accordance with Section 14(e) and Regulations 14th of American titles excto change law of 1934, as amended (the “US Exchange Act”), and in accordance with exceptions set by Rule 14d-1(d) of the US Exchange Act.
This press release contains beforelook at the statements. These can be identified through the use of terms such as “perspectives”, “believe”, “think”, “expect”“potential”, “continue”, “may”, “should”, “seek”, “around”“predict”, “intend”, “will be“, “plan”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, the negative use of these terms, other comparable terms or statements that not relate strictly to actual proven facts, including but not limited to statements related to: the proposed transaction; the operation of the acquired company after perform the transaction; growth opportunities and other synergies resulting from the transaction; and the expected time to perform the proposed operation. Forward-looking statements are based on KKR’s beliefs, assumptions, and expectations, taking into account all the information currently at its disposal. These beliefs, assumptions and expectations may change according numerous events or factors, not all of which are known to or within the control of KKR. If a change occurs, KKR activities, financial situation, liquidity, and operational results may vary clearly from those expressed in the projected statements. The following factors, among others, could have an impact on actual results versus forward-looking statements: the inability to collect expected advantages of the proposed transaction within the expected period; unexpected liabilities, integration costs and other additional costs related to the proposed transaction and timing; had itlability and cost of financing the project transaction; changes in at Albioma activitythat’s to say; any delays or difficulties in obtaining the authorization required; inability to complete the transaction; the ability of the acquired company to maintain commercial relations after the contemplated transaction; the inability to collect the benefits or effect changes in the business strategies of KKR or the acquired company, including the ability to Gain anticipated synergies, strategic partnerships or other transactions; the availability, methods and capital allocation; the availability of qualified personnel and the costs of recruiting and retaining this staff; and increased competition. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. KRR expressly do not accept obligation notWhere commitment to update statements reflecting circumstances or events occurring after the date on which such statements were made, except as required by law or current regulations. Past performance is not indicative of future results. This press rassignment does not constitute an offer to sell or invitation to an offering of shares in any jurisdiction.
|An independent producer of renewable energies, Albioma is committed to the energy transition through biomass, photovoltaics and geothermal energy.
Albioma is present overseas, in mainland France, Mauritius, Brazil and Turkey.
For 30 years, it has developed a unique partnership with the sugar industry to produce renewable energy from bagasse, the fibrous residue of sugar cane.
Albioma is also the leading producer of photovoltaic energy in overseas territories, where the company builds and operates innovative projects with storage, as well as in mainland France.
In 2021, the Group acquired its first geothermal power plant in Turkey. This activity will develop in 2022 with the acquisition of a second GEPP in the same region.
The Albioma share is listed on EURONEXT PARIS (sub B) and eligible for the deferred settlement service (SRD) and the PEA-PME. It is also part of the SBF 120 and the CAC Mid 60.
The Group is also part of the Gaïa-Index, an index of socially responsible ETIs.
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1 Taking into account the 25,868,599 shares and 431,771 BSAARs tendered to the Offer, as well as the securities tendered in kind to Kyoto Topco by Bpifrance and certain employees and corporate officers of Albioma.
Success of the friendly takeover bid initiated by KKR