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Bär & Karrer: 25 September 2015 - AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG Completes Rights Offering

October 2015

AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG successfully completed its rights offering which was resolved at the extraordinary shareholders' meeting held on 11 September 2015. In the rights offering, existing shareholders were offered 25,515,845 new registered shares with a par value of CHF 4.20 each at an offer price of CHF 8.10 per new share. The rights offering resulted in gross proceeds of approximately CHF 207 million. UBS Investment Bank acted as Sole Global Coordinator and together with Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG as Joint Bookrunner. Zürcher Kantonalbank and Bank Vontobel AG acted as Co-Lead Managers. 

Bär & Karrer acted as legal adviser to the underwriters in this transaction. The team included Till Spillmann, Thomas Reutter, Ivo von Büren, Jonas Bornhauser, Annina Hammer, Dimitrios Berger, Daniel Lehmann and Angelica Schwarz.

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