This press release may not be published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or into
This is a translation of the original Swedish language press release. In the event of any discrepancies, the original Swedish wording shall prevail.
Lexmark International Technology today announces an increase of its Offer price for all outstanding shares in
The increased offer price of
· 19.9 per cent compared to the closing share price of
Based on the increased offer price, the total offer value for all shares in
Pursuant to the Transaction Agreement between Lexmark International Technology and
Settlement will begin as soon as Lexmark International Technology has announced that the conditions for the Offer have been satisfied or that Lexmark International Technology has otherwise resolved to complete the Offer. Assuming that such an announcement is made no later than around
Lexmark International Technology reserves the right to extend the acceptance period for the Offer, as well as the right to postpone settlement.
The Offer does not include the convertibles issued in
“We remain convinced that the acquisition by
“We have presented a compelling offer to
Information on the increased offer price of the Offer will be incorporated in the offer document being prepared by Lexmark International Technology.
Lexmark International Technology is not dependent on external financing for the increased Offer. Lexmark International Technology will finance the increased Offer with available funds. Accordingly, the completion of the increased Offer is not conditional upon any financing being obtained.
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This is a translation of the original Swedish language press release. In the event of discrepancies, the original Swedish wording shall prevail.
The Offer is not being made to persons whose participation in the Offer requires that any additional offer document is prepared or registration effected or that any other measures are taken in addition to those required under Swedish law. This press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being published in or distributed in or to and must not be mailed or otherwise distributed or sent in or to
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction by use of mail or any other means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile transmission, electronic mail, telex, telephone and the Internet) of interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of national security exchange, and the Offer cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility of, or from within, any Restricted Jurisdiction. Accordingly, this press release and any documentation relating to the Offer are not being and should not be sent, mailed or otherwise distributed or forwarded in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction.
Lexmark International Technology will not deliver any consideration under the Offer in or into any Restricted Jurisdiction.
This press release is not being, and must not be, sent to shareholders with registered addresses in any Restricted Jurisdiction. Banks, brokers, dealers and other nominees holding shares for persons in any Restricted Jurisdiction must not forward this press release or any documentation relating to the Offer to such persons.
Statements in this press release relating to future status or circumstances, including statements regarding future results, growth and other projections regarding development and the other benefits of the Offer, are forward-looking statements. These statements may generally, but not always, be identified by the use of words such as "anticipates", "intends", "expects", "believes", or similar expressions. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of Lexmark International Technology. Any such forward-looking statements made herein speak only as of the date on which they are announced. Except as required by the Takeover Rules or applicable law or regulations, Lexmark International Technology expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to publicly announce updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in this press release to reflect any change in expectations with regards thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which such statement is based, The reader should, however, consult any additional disclosures that Lexmark International Technology or
Special notice to shareholders in
The Offer described in this announcement is subject to the laws of
 (http://file://brunswick.pri/core/bnet/files/Companies/14342/Accounts /30611/Lists/Shared%20Documents/Press%20Releases/Final%20Release%20re -raise/Draft%20Press%20Release%2004%2008%202014%20BB%20draft%20version%20 ENG_Final.doc#_ftnref1) Based on 30,686,744 shares, being the number of currently outstanding shares, excluding the 2,540,696 shares held by the Company.
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