STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
In the ongoing offer to subscribe for bonds in PA Resources AB (publ) where the subscription period ends at 17.30 CET tomorrow, Friday 27 September 2013, applications and undertakings to subscribe for SEK 750 million have been received and the annual coupon has been set to 13.5%.
As previously announced, the board of directors for PA Resources has decided to offer institutional investors and the general public in Sweden, including bond holders under PA Resources’ current bond loan 2010/2013, to subscribe for bonds under a new bond loan 2013/2016. Holders of bonds under the existing bond loan 2010/2013, who use such bonds as payment for new bonds, will have priority in the allocation.
It has previously been announced that the annual coupon for the bond loan was expected to be set in a range of 11.5–13.5 percent based on the estimated investment interest from institutional investors in accordance with a book building process.
Besides from the above, the offer to subscribe for bonds continues in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the prospectus prepared in connection with the offer, which is available on the Company’s website, www.paresources.se, and on Carnegie’s website, www.carnegie.se. Carnegie is financial advisor to PA Resources.
Stockholm, 26 September 2013 PA Resources AB (publ)
PA Resources AB (publ) is an international oil and gas group which conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany. PA Resources is producing oil in West Africa and North Africa. The parent company is located in Stockholm, Sweden. PA Resources’ net sales amounted to SEK 2,184 million in 2012. The share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm, Sweden. For additional information, please visit www.paresources.se.
The above information has been made public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 1.40 p.m. CET on 26 September 2013.
The information in this press release is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Singapore, South Africa or New Zeeland. The distribution of this press release in certain other jurisdictions may be restricted. The information in this press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase any securities in PA Resources in any jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration as provided in the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. PA Resources does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Copies of this announcement are not being distributed or sent and may not be distributed or sent to the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Singapore, South Africa or New Zeeland.
This document has not been approved by any regulatory authority. This document is a press release and not a prospectus and investors should not subscribe for, or purchase any securities referred to in this document, except on the basis of information provided in the prospectus published by PA Resources and available on PA Resources’ website.
EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
PA Resources has not resolved to offer to the public securities in any Member State of the European Economic Area other than Sweden and any other jurisdiction into which the offering of securities may be passported. Within such Member States of the European Economic Area other than Sweden (and any other jurisdiction into which the offering of securities may be passported) and which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a “Relevant Member State”), no action has been undertaken as of this date to make an offer to the public of securities requiring a publication of a prospectus in any Relevant Member State. As a result hereof, the securities may only be offered in a Relevant Member State: (a) to a qualified investor (as defined in the Prospectus Directive or applicable law), or (b) in any other circumstances, not requiring PA Resources to publish a prospectus as provided under Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive.
For the purposes hereof, the expression an “offer to the public of securities” in any Relevant Member State means the communication, in any form, of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the securities to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to purchase any securities, as the same may be varied in a Relevant Member State due to the implementation of the Prospectus Directive in that Member State and the expression “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC including any relevant implementing measure in each Relevant Member State.
Carnegie is acting for PA Resources and no one else in connection with the bond Loan and the Offer and will not be responsible to anyone other than PA Resources for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the bond loan, the Offer and/or any other matter referred to in this announcement.
Carnegie accepts no responsibility whatsoever and makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, for the contents of this announcement, including its accuracy, completeness or verification or for any other statement made or purported to be made by Carnegie, or on its behalf, in connection with PA Resources, the securities, the bond loan and the Offer, and nothing in this announcement is, or shall be relied upon as, a promise or representation in this respect, whether as to the past or future. Carnegie accordingly disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all responsibility and liability whether relating to damages, contract or otherwise which it might otherwise have in respect of this announcement or any such statement.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current views with respect to future events and potential financial performance. Although PA Resources believes that the expectations reflected in such statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Accordingly, results can differ materially from those set out in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. You are advised to read this announcement, and the prospectus and the information incorporated by reference therein, in their entirety for a further discussion of the factors that could affect the PA Resources’ future performance and the industries in which the company operates. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, it is possible that the events described in the forward-looking statements in this announcement may not occur.
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