The subscription period for subscription of new shares in Ranplan Group AB ("Ranplan" or the "Company") in connection with the planned listing of the Company’s shares on Nasdaq First North Stockholm was completed on 8 June 2018. The offering was fully subscribed, of which the guarantee consortium, excluding subscription commitments, subscribed for approximately SEK 38 million. Ranplan is therefore funded with SEK 62 million before transaction costs.
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The proceeds will predominately be used for sales and marketing but also for product development and strengthening the Company's balance sheet.
– It is with great pleasure that we welcome over 600 new Ranplan shareholders, including Per Lindberg, who becomes one of the Company's majority shareholders, as well as a number of employees at Ranplan. Seeing our employees invest in the Company demonstrates their long-term belief in the business and reinforces my belief that we are on the right track. We are implementing the planned listing of Ranplan in order to strengthen the Company's position in the market and I am looking forward to taking Ranplan to the next level in the Company's development, said Alastair Williamson, CEO of Ranplan.
The first day of trading is scheduled for 28 June 2018, subject to approval from Nasdaq First North Stockholm. Subscribers who have been allotted shares will be notified of their allocation in the form of a written contract note sent out in the next few days.
After the new share issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office, the total number of shares in Ranplan will increase by 6,019,418 shares from 14,098,394 shares to 20,117,812 shares and the share capital will increase by SEK 240,776.72 from SEK 563,935.76 to 804,712.48, corresponding to a dilution of approximately 29.9 percent.
Naventus Corporate Finance AB were financial advisers in connection with the offering and Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB were legal advisers to the Company in connection with the offering. Hagberg & Aneborn Fondkommission AB has been appointed as issuing agent. FNCA Sweden AB will be the Company's Certified Adviser at First North.
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