Uniper SE: Takeover offer for shares of Uniper SE announced
Uniper SE / Key word(s): Offer
26 September 2017, 19:45 CET
Disclosure of an inside information according to Article 17 MAR
Düsseldorf, 26 September 2017. Today, Karemi Charge and Drive SE (to be renamed Fortum Deutschland SE), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Fortum Oyj with registered office at Espoo, Finland, disclosed its decision to submit a takeover offer to all shareholders of Uniper SE with a price of EUR 21.31 per Uniper share.
In addition, according to Karemi Charge and Drive SE, the Uniper shareholders shall benefit from the dividend to be paid for the financial year 2017, which, according to Karemi Charge and Drive SE, is expected to be an amount of EUR 0.69 per Uniper share, resulting in a total offer value of EUR 22.00 per Uniper share.
Further, Fortum Oyj and E.ON SE have announced that they signed today a transaction agreement under which E.ON has the right to tender its shareholding in Uniper SE into the takeover offer in early 2018 for the same consideration as offered to all shareholders. The agreement further provides that if E.ON does not tender its Uniper shares, the bidder will have the right to sell to E.ON any Uniper shares acquired in connection with the takeover offer, and, in addition, receive a compensation payment from E.ON.
According to Karemi Charge and Drive SE, the takeover offer will not have a minimum acceptance threshold but will be subject to competition and other regulatory clearances. Apart from this, the takeover offer will be made on and subject to the terms and conditions to be set out in the offer document.
The Management Board of Uniper SE will analyse and assess the takeover offer that was announced today.
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