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SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG launches its rights offering

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH’s rights offering that launched on 10 December 2019. On 2 December 2019, the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH approved a capital increase of at least CHF 325 million through the issuance of up to 2,953,125,000 new registered shares, and a simultaneous reduction of the nominal value of the existing registered shares from CHF 0.50 per share to the level of the offer price, which is expected to be one of CHF 0.20, CHF 0.25 or CHF 0.30 per new share. The gross proceeds from the capital increase are envisaged to be at least CHF 325 million. The listing and first day of trading of the new registered shares on SIX Swiss Exchange are expected to take place on 9 January 2020.