DGAP-Adhoc: METRO AG: Investors announce takeover offer for all METRO-shares

2019. június 21., péntek, 23:45





DGAP-Ad-hoc: METRO AG / Key word(s): Offer


METRO AG: Investors announce takeover offer for all METRO-shares


21-Jun-2019 / 23:45 CET/CEST


Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.


The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.




EP Global Commerce VI GmbH, a holding company owned by Daniel Křetínský and Patrik Tkáč (hereinafter referred to as "Bidder"), announced today its intention to make a voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of METRO AG for the acquisition of all ordinary and preference shares. The offer shall be subject to a certain minimum acceptance threshold which shall be sufficient in the view of the Bidder to secure approval for a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with METRO AG after settlement of the offer. Furthermore, it will be subject to merger control clearances and other customary conditions. According to its own statements the Bidder aims for full operational control over METRO AG.



The offer price for the ordinary shares (ISIN DE000BFB0019) shall be EUR 16.00 per share and the offer price for the preference shares (ISIN DE000BFB0027) shall be EUR 13.80 per share.



Management Board and Supervisory Board of METRO AG will assess the offer in detail and will comment after submission of the offer documentation. It is recommended to the shareholders of METRO AG not to sell shares to the Bidder or affiliated persons prior to the statement of Management Board and Supervisory Board.






Contact:

METRO AG

Sabrina Ley

Director Investor Relations








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Language: English
Company: METRO AG

Metro-Straße 1

40235 Dusseldorf

Germany
Phone: +49 (0)211 6886-1524
Fax: +49 (0)211 6886-3759
E-mail: investorrelations@metro.de
Internet: www.metroag.de
ISIN: DE000BFB0019, DE000BFB0027
WKN: BFB001, BFB002
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Luxembourg Stock Exchange
EQS News ID: 829049





 
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