Publication and communication under the Luxembourg act dated 21 July 2012 on squeeze-outs and sell-outs of securities issued by companies currently or formerly listed on a regulated market in the European Union
Kinnevik Media Holding AB, a private limited liability company existing under Swedish law with registered seat Skeppsbron 18, Box 2094, S-10313 Stockholm, Sweden, registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office under number 556880-1590, with email address: [email protected] (“Kinnevik Media Holding”) which is held by 100% Investment AB Kinnevik (publ), a public limited liability company existing under Swedish law, with registered seat at Skeppsbron 18, Box 2094, S-10313 Stockholm, Sweden registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office under number 556047-9742, with email address: [email protected] being listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm; has notified Metro of the following:
Metro has a total issued share capital EUR 1,000,372.64 divided into a total of 528,009,231 shares, having one voting right each.
On 18 July 2013, Kinnevik Media Holding acquired by purchase further class A shares/SDRs and class B shares/SDRs, following a private offer made by Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) after delisting of the shares of Metro, so that its direct holding:
- of class A shares/SDRs with ISIN number SE0000696841 rose from EUR 492,500.46 to EUR 492,541.90 in the share capital of Metro, corresponding to a rise in the voting rights from 259,947,923 to 259,969,795 in the class A shares/SDRs and to a holding of 98.29% in the class A share/SDRs, and
- of class B shares/SDRs SE0000696858 rose from EUR 490,349.12 to EUR 490,385.06 in the share capital of Metro, corresponding to a rise in the voting rights from 258,812,417 to 258,831,389 in the class B shares/SDRs and hence a holding of 98.22% in the class B share/SDRs.
The total direct holding of shares/SDR of Kinnevik Media Holding hence rose from EUR 982,849.58 to EUR 982,926.96, corresponding to voting rights which rose from 518,760,340 to 518,801,184 and a holding of 98.26% of the total voting rights in Metro.
During an extraordinary shareholder meeting of Metro dated 21 December 2012 the shareholders decided to add voting rights to the class B shares, so that the class B shares have the same voting rights as the class A shares, i.e. one vote for each share.
As of 19 July 2013, Verdere S.à r.l. holds shares representing approximately 44.8% of the votes and approximately 10.6% of the share capital in Investment AB Kinnevik (publ). Verdere S.à r.l. is owned, directly and indirectly, by Cristina and Max Stenbeck, 50% each.
For further information, please visit www.metro.lu, or contact:
Kristofer Hellberg, Kinnevik Tel: + 46 70 762 00 24