Completion of rights issue; total number of shares and voting rights
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Bang & Olufsen today announces the completion of the rights issue announced on 4 June 2020.
The 81,848,058 new shares will as soon as possible hereafter be admitted to trading and official listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S under the ISIN code for the company's existing shares DK0010218429, expectedly no later than 3 July 2020.
As a result of completion of the offering, the nominal value of the company's share capital has increased by DKK 409,240,290. The nominal value of the company's total share capital is hereafter DKK 613,860,435 divided into 122,772,087 shares each carrying 50 voting rights, corresponding to a total of 6,138,604,350 voting rights, cf. section 32 of the Danish Capital Markets Act. The revised Articles of Association can be found on the company’s website, https://investor.bang-olufsen.com.
For further information, please contact:
Martin Raasch Egenhardt
Director, Investor Relations
Phone: +45 5370 7439
Head of Group Communications
Phone: +45 2496 9371
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