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The Board of Directors of Ferroamp AB (publ) ("Ferroamp" or the "Company") has, based on the authorisation granted by the annual general meeting on 12 May 2022, resolved to carry out a directed share issue of one million shares at a subscription price of SEK 60 per share to Swedish and International institutional investors (the "Directed Share Issue"). The subscription price was determined through an accelerated bookbuilding procedure performed by Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) ("Carnegie").
The bookbuilding procedure, which was announced by the Company earlier today, has been completed and the Board of Directors of Ferroamp has resolved to carry out a directed issue of one million shares at a subscription price of SEK 60 per share, consequently raising proceeds of SEK 60 million before deduction of costs attributable to the Directed Share Issue. A number of Swedish and international institutional investors subscribed for shares in the new share issue, among others Swedbank Robur.
After the Directed Share Issue, the total number of shares in Ferroamp will amount to 14,542,001. The Directed Share Issue entails a dilution effect of approximately 6.9 per cent based on the total number of shares in Ferroamp after the Directed Share Issue. Through the Directed Share Issue, the number of shares and votes in the Company will increase by 1,000,000 from 13,542,001 to 14,542,001. The share capital will increase by SEK 100,000.00 from SEK 1,354,200.10 to SEK 1,454,200.10.
Ferroamp intends to use the proceeds from the Directed Share Issue to accelerate the Company's growth and business development through the following initiatives:
- Investments in the continued development of the product portfolio in order to effectively meet increased demand
- Continue to develop the digital service offering, which will strengthen the Companys overall offering
- Further develop existing concepts within microgrids based on the Companys PowerShare technology
- The companys ongoing development work
The Board of Directors is of the opinion that the proceeds contribute to a good balance of different financing sources, increases the capitalisation and decreases the overall risk level. Prior to the Directed Share Issue, the Company has also considered the possibility to firstly raise the required equity through a preferential rights issue. In connection with this, the Board of Directors has assessed that a rights issue would be significantly more time-consuming and entail significantly higher costs and increased exposure to potential market volatility compared to the Directed Share Issue. Unlike a rights issue, the Directed Share Issue has also broadened the shareholder base and provided the Company with new reputable institutional owners, which the Board of Directors considers to be of benefit to Ferroamp and the general liquidity in the share. In the light of the above, the Board of Directors has made the assessment that a Directed Share Issue with deviation from the shareholders' preferential rights was the most favourable alternative for Ferroamp and in the best interest of the Company's shareholders. As the subscription price in the Directed Share Issue was determined through a bookbuilding procedure, the Board of Directors assesses that the subscription price reflects current market conditions and demand.
In connection with the Directed Share Issue, a number of employees, that all have subscribed for shares through the Company's ongoing options program series 2019/2022, have sold an additional 73,800 shares.
In connection with the Directed Share Issue, the Company has undertaken, subject to customary exceptions, not to issue additional shares during a period of 180 calendar days following the completion of the Directed Share Issue. Members of the Board of Directors and the Company's management owning shares and/or subscription rights have agreed not to sell any shares in the Company during a period of 90 calendar days following the completion of the Directed Share Issue, subject to customary exceptions.
Carnegie has acted as Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner in connection with the Directed Share Issue. Baker McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB has acted as legal counsel to Ferroamp.
This press release constitutes inside information that Ferroamp AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014. The information was sent for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at the time stated by the Company's news distributor, beQuoted, at the publication of this press release.
For additional information, contact:
Krister Werner, CEO, +46 (0)76-535 86 64
For more information, please visit: www.ferroamp.com
Ferroamp is a technology company within greentech providing a combined hardware and software platform for power and energy optimization in properties. Ferroamps EnergyHub system integrates renewable energy, energy storage and charging of electric vehicles in a local DC network, with a connection to the electricity grid. The technology is used today mostly in properties, from detached houses to apartment buildings and larger commercial properties, but also has applications outside property installations, such as, for example, depot charging of electric cars. With the PowerShare technology, several buildings can be connected and share local energy.
Ferroamp's share is traded under the short name FERRO with ISIN-code SE0012229920. Ferroamp's Certified Adviser on Nasdaq First North Growth Market is G&W Fondkommission, +46 (0)8-503 00 050, firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available on the Company's website: www.ferroamp.com.
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This announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in the new shares. Any investment decision in connection with the Directed Share Issue must be made on the basis of all publicly available information relating to the Company and the Company's shares. Such information has not been independently verified by Carnegie. The information contained in this announcement is for background purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its accuracy or completeness. Carnegie is acting for the Company in connection with the transaction and no one else and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients nor for giving advice in relation to the transaction or any other matter referred to herein.
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Solely for the purposes of the product governance requirements contained within: (a) EU Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments, as amended ("MiFID II"); (b) Articles 9 and 10 of Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/593 supplementing MiFID II; and (c) local implementing measures (together, the "MiFID II Product Governance Requirements"), and disclaiming all and any liability, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise, which any "manufacturer" (for the purposes of the MiFID II Product Governance Requirements) may otherwise have with respect thereto, the shares in the Company have been subject to a product approval process, which has determined that such shares are: (i) compatible with an end target market of retail investors and investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties, each as defined in MiFID II; and (ii) eligible for distribution through all distribution channels as are permitted by MiFID II (the "EU Target Market Assessment"). Solely for the purposes of each manufacturers product approval process in the United Kingdom, the target market assessment in respect of the shares in the Company has led to the conclusion that: (i) the target market for such shares is only eligible counterparties, as defined in the FCA Handbook Conduct of Business Sourcebook, and professional clients, as defined in Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 as it forms part of domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("UK MiFIR"); and (ii) all channels for distribution of such shares to eligible counterparties and professional clients are appropriate (the "UK Target Market Assessment" and, together with the EU Target Market Assessment, the "Target Market Assessment"). Notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, Distributors should note that: the price of the shares in the Company may decline and investors could lose all or part of their investment; the shares in the Company offer no guaranteed income and no capital protection; and an investment in the shares in the Company is compatible only with investors who do not need a guaranteed income or capital protection, who (either alone or in conjunction with an appropriate financial or other adviser) are capable of evaluating the merits and risks of such an investment and who have sufficient resources to be able to bear any losses that may result therefrom. The Target Market Assessment is without prejudice to the requirements of any contractual, legal or regulatory selling restrictions in relation to the Directed Share Issue. Furthermore, it is noted that, notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, Carnegie will only procure investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Target Market Assessment does not constitute: (a) an assessment of suitability or appropriateness for the purposes of MiFID II or UK MiFIR; or (b) a recommendation to any investor or group of investors to invest in, or purchase, or take any other action whatsoever with respect to the shares in the Company.
Each distributor is responsible for undertaking its own target market assessment in respect of the shares in the Company and determining appropriate distribution channels.
 Not subject to shares acquired through the participation in the stock warrant program series 2019/2022 with last subscription date 31 May 2022.
For additional information, contact:
Krister Werner, CEO, +46 (0)76-535 86 64
For more information, please visit: www.ferroamp.com
Om Ferroamp Elektronik
Ferroamp Elektronik AB, grundat 2010, är ett snabbväxande företag inom greentech som erbjuder avancerade energi- och effektoptimeringslösningar för fastigheter. Ferroamp har en skalbar plattform som erbjuder möjlighet att kombinera patenterad teknologi i en egenutvecklad EnergyHub med alternativa energikällor och energilager. I en unik lösning kan också flera byggnader kopplas ihop i ett microgrid - Powershare. Kunder är idag framförallt fastighetsbolag, energikonsulter och elkraftbolag. Ferroamp har erhållit flera framstående internationella miljöpriser. Huvudkontoret ligger i Spånga utanför Stockholm.
Ferroamps stamaktie handlas under kortnamn FERRO med ISIN-kod SE0012229920.
Ferroamps Certified Advisor på Nasdaq First North Growth Market är G&W Fondkommission, +46(0)8-503 00 050, email@example.com. Mer information finns på bolagets hemsida: https://ferroamp.com/
När allt fler elnätsbolag tar betalt baserat på förbrukningstopparna kan elbilsladdning bli en dyr historia. Genom smart styrning med Ferroamps EnergyHub kan topparna begränsas. Nu är Charge Amps elbilsladdare Halo kompatibel med systemet vilket gör funktionen tillgänglig för fler.
Ferroamps unika lösning för elbilsladdning blir nu tillgänglig för fler. Wallbox elbilsladdare är nu kompatibla med Ferroamps EnergyHub-system och kan därmed bli en del av den energismarta fastigheten.
Ferroamp AB (publ) ("Ferroamp") styrelse meddelar härmed att Krister Werner som varit bolagets VD sedan februari 2020 lämnar sin befattning. Fredrik Breitung som idag är bolagets CFO har utsetts till t f VD och kommer att upprätthålla CFO-rollen parallellt med rollen som t f VD fram till dess att en permanent VD är på plats.
Perioden i sammandrag
- Nettoomsättning 47 965 kSEK (28 957)
- EBITDA -8 272 kSEK (-8 586)
- EBITDA, % -17,2 (-29,7)
- Resultat efter finansiella poster -11 100 kSEK (-9 939)
- Balansomslutning 249 775 kSEK (120 244)
- Soliditet, % 76 (73)
- Resultat per aktie, före och efter utspädning -0,76 SEK (-0,81)
- Kassaflöde från den löpande verksamheten -9 491 kSEK (-14 677)
Viktiga händelser under tredje kvartalet
- Ferroamp fördubblar produktionen
- Ferroamp expanderar - tecknar tillverkningsavtal med Kitron
- Stort intresse för Ferroamp på Elmässan
- Högt betyg i kundundersökning
I enlighet med beslut på årsstämman den 12 maj 2022 har styrelsens ordförande kontaktat bolagets fyra röstmässigt största ägare som var och en har erbjudits att utse en representant att utgöra valberedning i Ferroamp AB (publ) ("Ferroamp").
Ferroamp ökar nu produktionstakten ytterligare och har tecknat ett ramavtal med den norska elektroniktillverkaren Kitron om volymproduktion av EnergyHub-systemet för villor. Avtalet är också ett steg på vägen mot kommande internationella lansering.
För att möta den starka efterfrågan utökar Ferroamp nu sitt samarbete med elektroniktillverkaren NOTE och fördubblar produktionskapaciteten av det patenterade EnergyHub-systemet.
Perioden i sammandrag
- Nettoomsättning 52 402 kSEK (37 703)
- Resultat efter finansiella poster -7 860 kSEK (-8 656)
- EBITDA -5 464 kSEK (-7 337)
- EBITDA, % -10,4% (-19,5%)
- Balansomslutning 253 090 kSEK (132 809)
- Soliditet, % 80 (73)
- Resultat per aktie, före och efter utspädning -0,56 SEK (-0,71)
- Kassaflöde från den löpande verksamheten -7 545 kSEK (-22 343)
Viktiga händelser under andra kvartalet
- eComExpo - för framtidens fossilfria nyttotrafik
- eCarExpo - Nordens största elbilsmässa
- Ferroamp rapporterar rekordomsättning för första kvartalet 2022
- Ferroamp stärker marknadsorganisationen
- Ferroamp genomför en riktad nyemisson och tillförs 60 MSEK
- Ferroamp utser Fredrik Breitung till ny CFO
- Ferroamp flyttar till nya större lokaler i Umami Park
Ferroamp har tecknat ett avtal om nya kontorslokaler med Wallenstam. I april nästa år flyttas huvudkontor och lab till Umami Park i Sundbyberg, ett av Stockholmsregionens nya dynamiska områden.
Ferroamp AB (publ) utser Fredrik Breitung som interim CFO.