The Annual General Meeting held on 4 April decided on a mandatory redemption combined with a 3:1 split has been recorded by the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
As a result of the redemption procedure, Ratos's share capital was reduced by SEK 338,833,429 and SEK 1,509,541,260 will be distributed to shareholders. In addition, in accordance with the Annual General Meeting decision, a bonus issue of SEK 338,833,429 through transfer from unrestricted equity without issuing new shares has been registered.
At 17 May, i.e. after the split, redemption and bonus issue have been carried out, Ratos's share capital amounts to SEK 1,016,500,287.60 divided among 161,349,252 shares, of which 42,330,890 A shares and 119,018,362 B shares. Ratos's holding of own shares amounts to 2,450,172 B shares. The quota value per share after the above is SEK 6.30.
The redemption amount of SEK 19 per redemption share will be paid to Ratos shareholders on 22 May. Earlier in the spring, Ratos also issued an ordinary dividend of approximately SEK 715 million, corresponding to SEK 9 per share (8.50).
In accordance with IFRS, as a result of the split and redemption, historical data per share will be divided by a factor of 2.15.
For further information, please contact:
Anna-Karin Celsing, Head of Corporate Communications, Ratos, +46 70 399 62 39