EMGS: Key information relating to the Rights Issue and the Bond Issue
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Reference is made to the stock exchange notification published by Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA ("EMGS" or the "Company") on 16 March 2018 announcing the terms of the Rights Issue and the Bond Issue. This notification is an update of the key information notification published by EMGS on 2 March 2018 relating to the Rights Issue and the Bond Issue based on the terms published on 16 March 2018.
This stock exchange notification sets out certain key information related to the Rights Issue and the Bond Issue. The information set out in the below applies both to the Rights Issue and the Bond Issue, unless otherwise specified.
Date on which the terms and conditions of the rights issue and the bond issue were announced: 2 March 2018
Last day including rights: 17 April 2018
Ex-date: 18 April 2018
Record date: 19 April 2018
Date of approval: 23 March 2018
Maximum number of new shares: 70,833,333
Maximum principal amount of convertible loan: USD 32,500,000
Subscription price Rights Issue: NOK 2.45
Subscription price Bond Issue: USD 100
Will the rights under the Rights Issue be listed: Yes
Will the rights under the Bond Issue be listed: No
Other information: The minimum subscription in the Bond Issue is USD 10,000 and multiples thereof. To be able to meet this threshold, investors will need to own at least 28,132 shares in the Company on 17 April 2018, as registered in the Norwegian Central Securities Depository (VPS) on 19 April 2018. Shareholders who whish to participate in the Bond Issue and do not currently meet this threshold will need to buy additional shares in the marketplace at the latest within 17 April 2018.
For further information, please contact:
Hege Veiseth, CFO, +47 99 21 67 43
EMGS, the marine EM market leader, uses its proprietary electromagnetic (EM) technology to support oil and gas companies in their search for offshore hydrocarbons. EMGS supports each stage in the workflow, from survey design and data acquisition to processing and interpretation. The Company's services enable the integration of EM data with seismic and other geophysical and geological information to give explorationists a clearer and more complete understanding of the subsurface. This improves exploration efficiency and reduces risks and the finding costs per barrel.
EMGS operates on a worldwide basis with offices in Trondheim, Oslo, Houston, Villahermosa, Rio de Janeiro and Kuala Lumpur.
For more information, visit www.emgs.com
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