AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

EANS-Adhoc: AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft successfully completes capital increase

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Capital measures/Cash capital increase
17.02.2017


NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO
THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN

AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft successfully completes capital increase
  

-       Total of 1,420,204 new AGRANA shares placed 
-       Gross proceeds of in aggregate EUR 142 million generated for AGRANA
-       Free float increases to approximately 18.9%   


In the course of its capital increase successfully completed today, 17 February
2017, AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft, Friedrich-Wilhelm-Raiffeisen-Platz
1, 1020 Vienna, ("AGRANA") placed a total of 1,420,204 new AGRANA shares (ISIN
AT0000603709) in two tranches at a subscription and offer price of EUR 100 per
new AGRANA share. 

Trading of the new AGRANA shares issued in the second tranche is expected to
commence in the prime market segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange on 22 February
2017, subject to registration of the second tranche of the capital increase in
the commercial register. 

Total gross proceeds of the capital increase amounted to in aggregate
approximately EUR 142 million. AGRANA intends to use the net proceeds from the
issuance of the new AGRANA shares to finance further profitable growth,
including through acquisitions.

As a result of the issuance of a total of 1,420,204 new AGRANA shares and the
concurrent secondary offer of 500,000 existing AGRANA shares previously held
directly by Südzucker AG, free float increased to approximately 18.9%. The
aggregate volume of the transaction amounts to approximately EUR 192 million.

Berenberg, BNP Paribas, Erste Group und Raiffeisen Bank International were
supporting AGRANA as Joint Global Coordinators and Bookrunners on this
transaction.

This announcement is available in German and English at www.agrana.com.

Legal Notice / Disclaimer:

These materials are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the
United States of America (including its territories and possessions, any State
of the United States and the District of Columbia). These materials do not
constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe
for securities in the United States of America. The shares in AGRANA
Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft (the "Shares") and related subscription rights
mentioned herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent
registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of
1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Shares and related subscription
rights have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act and
will not be offered or sold in the United States, except on the basis of
applicable exemptions from the registration requirement.

This communication does not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a
solicitation or invitation to buy any shares or subscription rights neither does
it constitute a financial analysis or advice or recommendation regarding any
financial instruments. The Shares have already been sold.


Further inquiry note:
AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

Mag.(FH) Hannes Haider
Investor Relations
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12905
e-mail:hannes.haider@agrana.com

Mag.(FH) Markus Simak
Public Relations
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12084
e-mail: markus.simak@agrana.com

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
             F.-W.-Raiffeisen-Platz  1
             A-1020 Wien
phone:       +43-1-21137-0
FAX:         +43-1-21137-12926
mail:     info.ab@agrana.com
WWW:      www.agrana.com
sector:      Food
ISIN:        AT0000603709
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime
stockmarkets: Präsenzhandel: Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, official market: Wien 
language:   English
 

 


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