23 November 2017, 15:46 CET
Axactor - Shareholder disclosure
Geveran Trading Co. Limited ("Geveran"), a company indirectly controlled by trusts established by Mr. John Fredriksen for the benefit of his immediate family, has on 23 November 2017 acquired 22,902,500 shares in Axactor AB (publ) ("Axactor") at a purchase price of NOK 2.65 per share.
Following the acquisition, Geveran will own 173,902,500 shares in Axactor which will constitute 11.47% percent of the shares and votes in Axactor.
Geveran also holds 130,000,000 warrants exchangeable into 130,000,000 ordinary shares in Axactor (the "Warrants"). The Warrants entitles Geveran to subscribe Axactor shares at NOK 3.25 per share until 24 October 2019. Assuming all Warrants are exercised, Geveran would own 303,902,500 shares in Axactor constituting 20.04 % percent of the shares and votes in Axactor. The foregoing calculations are based on 1,516,488,769 outstanding shares in Axactor.
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements set out in section 4-2 and 4-3 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Axactor Group is a next-generation debt management company operating in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Spain and Italy with an ambitious European growth strategy. Axactor acquires and collects on own portfolios of non-performing loans and also provides debt collection and accounts receivable management for third parties. The debt collection market is estimated to about 1,000 billion euros across Europe, providing significant opportunities for future expansion. The company has approximately 1150 employees.