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Stabilus S.A.: Stabilus successfully completes IPO - greenshoe option fully exercised

May 28, 2014 8:45 AM

DGAP-Ad-hoc: Stabilus S.A. / Key word(s): IPO

2014-05-28 / 08:45
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Ad-hoc-Release 05/28/2014


Stabilus successfully completes IPO - greenshoe option fully exercised

Today J.P. Morgan Securities plc, as the stabilisation manager for the IPO of Stabilus S.A. (ISIN: LU1066226637, WKN: A113Q5), fully exercised the greenshoe option on behalf of the issuing banks. With this step, Stabilus S.A. has successfully completed its IPO. As such, no stabilisation measures were carried out during the stabilisation period of 23-28 May 2014.

The greenshoe option included 1,584,079 bearer shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.01 per share that were made available to the underwriters as an over-allotment by the selling shareholder, Servus Group HoldCo II S.á r.l.. As previously announced, upon full exercise of the greenshoe option 12,157,335 shares have been placed, resulting in an issue volume of EUR 261.4m. The free float now stands at 58.7%.

Additional information:

Stock exchange: Regulated Market (Prime Standard), Frankfurt Stock Exchange ISIN: LU1066226637
WKN: A113Q5
Common Code: 106622663
Registered office of Stabilus: Luxemburg Business address of Stabilus S.A.: 2, rue Albert Borschette, L-1246 Luxemburg

Press contact: Investor Relations contact:
Gaby Jonethal Andreas Schröder
Tel: +49 261 8900502 Tel: +352 621 632037
Email: Email:
Stabilus GmbH Stabilus S.A.
Wallersheimer Weg 100 2, rue Albert Borschette
56070 Koblenz L-1246 Luxembourg
Germany Luxembourg

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