- 22nd December 2022
- Posted by: Awilco Drilling
- Category: 2022
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Aberdeen, 22 December 2022
Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement published by Awilco Drilling Plc (the “Company“) on 21 December 2022 regarding the completion a private placement of 3,922,880 new Sponsored Norwegian Depository Receipts by the Company raising gross proceeds of the NOK equivalent of USD 8 million (the “Private Placement“)
As announced by the Company on 21 December 2022, the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board“) intends to carry out a potential subsequent offering of new Sponsored Norwegian Depository Receipts raising gross proceeds of the NOK equivalent of up to USD 2 million (the “Subsequent Offering“). The subscription price per new Sponsored Norwegian Depository Receipts in the Subsequent Offering will be NOK 20, which is equal to the subscription price per new Sponsored Norwegian Depository Receipts in the Private Placement.
Date on which the terms and conditions of the subsequent offering were announced: 21 December 2022
Last day including right: 21 December 2022
Ex-date: 22 December 2022
Record date: 23 December 2022
Date of approval: 21 December 2022
Maximum number of new Sponsored Norwegian Depository Receipts: 980,720
Subscription price: NOK 20
Other information: The Subsequent Offering is conditional upon, inter alia, completion of the Private Placement and approval by the Board, and the Board may at its discretion decide not to proceed with or cancel the Subsequent Offering. The Subsequent Offering will not be available for shareholders resident in a jurisdiction where such offering would be unlawful or would (in jurisdictions other than Norway) require any prospectus, filing, registration or similar action.
Launch of the Subsequent Offering is also contingent on the Company preparing a prospectus. Further description of the Subsequent Offering and the terms and other circumstances that must be taken into consideration when subscribing for shares will be included in the prospectus.
For further information please contact:
Erik Jacobs, CEO of Awilco Drilling; Tel: +44 1224 737900
Cathrine Haavind, Investor Relations of Awilco Drilling; Tel: +47 93 42 84 64, email@example.com
This information is published in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Obligations.
The release is not for publication or distribution, in whole or in part directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Japan Hong Kong or the United States (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia). It is issued for information purposes only and does not constitute or form part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities, in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”). The securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the US Securities Act. Awilco Drilling does not intend to register any portion of any offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or the United States.
In any EEA Member State, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation, i.e., only to investors who can receive the offer without an approved prospectus in such EEA Member State. The expression “Prospectus Regulation” means (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 14 June 2017, as amended Regulation, on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public (together with any applicable implementing measures in any EEA Member State.
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