Luebeck, Germany, September 15, 2014 – The issue price for the shares offered in the IPO of SLM Solutions Group AG (ISIN: DE000A111338, WKN: A11133) has been set at EUR 18 per share. This price was fixed today by the company and the selling shareholders together with Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft.
The total placement volume amounts to EUR 180.0 million. It comprises 10,000,000 of the 11,248,282 offered ordinary bearer shares with no-par value, including 4,166,667 newly issued shares from a capital increase against cash contributions, 4,647,132 of the 5,732,596 offered shares from the holdings of the selling shareholders and 1,186,201 of the 1,349,019 offered shares from the holdings of the selling shareholders which were used for an over-allotment (“Greenshoe”). The company’s share capital will increase by EUR 4,166,667.00 to EUR 17,980,867.00, leading to gross proceeds in the amount of EUR 75 million that accrue directly to SLM Solutions Group AG to finance the company’s further growth. Upon completion of the offer and assuming the complete exercise of the Greenshoe option with regard to the shares over-allotted, the free float will amount to 55.6 %. The initial listing of SLM Solutions Group AG's shares on the Prime Standard segment of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is intended to take place on May 9, 2014. The shares will presumably be delivered to investors against payment on May 13, 2014.
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About the company:
SLM Solutions Group AG, headquartered in Luebeck, Germany, is a leading provider of metal based additive manufacturing technology (also commonly referred to as “3D printing”). SLM Solutions focuses on the development, assembly and sales of machines and integrated system solutions in the field of selective laser melting, vacuum and metal casting. SLM Solutions currently employs over 80 people in Germany and the USA. The products are used worldwide by customers in particular from the aerospace, energy, healthcare and automotive industries. SLM Solutions stands for technologically advanced, innovative and highly efficient integrated system solutions.