760.306 shares placed / Private Placement oversubscribed / Gross Proceeds of appro-ximately EUR 10.8 million
Heidelberg. The subscription period of the current capital increase of Deutsche Rohstoff AG, Heidelberg, ended today. According to the Lead Manager assisting with the capital increase, ICF Kursmakler AG, the shareholders of the company have ex-ercised their subscription rights for 254.972 new registered shares without par value in Deutsche Rohstoff AG (“New Shares”) at the subscription price of EUR 14.20 per New Share. In the course of the oversubscribed private placement undertaken alongside by ICF Kursmakler AG, an additional 505.334 New Shares were placed at the placement price of EUR 14.20 per New Share. The private placement was also supported by the selling agents DONNER & REUSCHEL Aktiengesellschaft, LANG & SCHWARZ Broker GmbH and FIRST BERLIN Securities Brokerage GmbH. Thus, the entire placement range of up to 760,306 New Shares was placed.
Dr. Thomas Gutschlag, CFO of the company, explained: “This is a marvelous placement result. The proceedings enable us to achieve our ambitious growth targets and to generate substantial value in our projects in a short time. We thank all partners who contrib-uted to this success.”
The company’s share capital will now be increased by partially exercising the Authorized Capital 2010 by a nominal amount of EUR 760,306.00 from the current total of EUR 4,561,841.00 to EUR 5.322.147,00 by issuing 760,306 new, non par value registered shares each with a nominal interest of EUR 1.00 in the share capital.
The execution of the capital increase will immediately be applied to be entered in the company’s commercial register. After registration of the execution of the capital increase in the company’s commercial register, the New Shares will then be included immediately in the Open Market (Entry Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The New Shares carry full profit participation rights for the financial year 2011.
Deutsche Rohstoff AG will generate gross proceeds of EUR 10,796,345.20 from the capital increase – subject to execution of the capital inrease being entered in the commercial register. The company is intending to boost growth, i.e. in particular the production ca-pacity of Wolfram Camp Mine in Australia as well as additional drill programs and fur-ther project acquisitions of Tekton Energy in the USA. In addition, the capital increase serves to strengthen the company’s equity base.
This publication is exclusively for information purposes and does not constitute either an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. There was neither a public offer in connection with this transaction, nor will there be a public offer of securities. No securities prospectus has been or will be prepared in connection with the transaction. Dissemination of this disclosure and the offer and sale of securities could be subject to restrictions in certain jurisdictions.
United States of America
This notice is not intended for persons in the United States of America (including its territories, dependencies, federal states and the District of Columbia) and may not be disseminated either directly or indirectly in the United States of America. This notice is neither an offer nor part of an offer for the sale of or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sub-scribe for securities in the United States of America. The shares of Deutsche Rohstoff AG detailed herein (the “shares”) are and will not be registered according to the provisions of the United States Securities Act of 1933 in its respective applicable version (“Securities Act”) or the securities trading laws in individual states of the USA, nor will they be offered or sold in the United States of America. The shares may neither be offered or sold in the United States of America nor to persons in the United States of America or delivered there either directly or indirectly, excluding exceptional cases as a result of an exemption from the registration requirements in the Securities Act or the law of an indi-vidual state of the USA.
Canada, Japan and Australia
This disclosure is not intended for persons in Canada, Japan or Australia. The securities detailed in this disclosure may not be offered or sold to persons in these countries.
Heidelberg, 1 March 2012