Leclanché SA

DGAP-Adhoc: Leclanché SA implements resolutions of Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting

Leclanché SA  / Key word(s): AGM/EGM

10.09.2013 19:00

Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR
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Press Release

Leclanché SA implements resolutions of Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting

  - The new shares will be listed on SIX Swiss Exchange as of September 11,
    2013

Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, September 10, 2013 - Leclanché S.A. (SIX
Swiss Exchange: LECN), which specializes in the production of large-format
lithium-ion cells and energy storage solutions, announced today that the
share capital reduction through the reduction of the nominal value of all
outstanding registered shares from CHF 5.00 to CHF 2.11 and the concurrent
re-increase of the share capital by way of an ordinary capital increase as
resolved by the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting of August 26, 2013 in
connection with the Company's financial restructuring has been executed and
duly registered with the Commercial Register of the Canton of Vaud.

Pursuant to the ordinary capital increase, 7,744,622 new shares were issued
to Precept Fund Management SPC on behalf of Precept Fund Segregated
Portfolio ('Precept') and Bruellan Corporate Action Fund ('Bruellan'), both
pursuant the conversion into equity of amounts outstanding under loans due
to Precept (approx. CHF 4.7 mio.) and Bruellan (approx. CHF 6.9 mio.)
respectively. The new shares are expected to commence trading on SIX Swiss
Exchange on September 11, 2013.

Leclanché S.A.'s new registered share capital amounts to CHF 28,220,758.37
and is divided into 13,374,767 fully paid-in registered shares with a
nominal value of CHF 2.11 each.

About Leclanché

Leclanché's strategy is to become one of the leading lithium-ion cell
producers and solution providers for renewable energy storage systems in
Europe. Its strategic priorities are stationary home electrical energy
storage applications and expansion into the stationary industrial and grid
electricity storage markets. Through participation in research consortia
focusing on hybrid and E-mobility applications, Leclanché is positioned to
take advantage of new market opportunities.

Through a unique, patented ceramic separator technology and focus on
lithium-titanate technology, Leclanché manufactures large-format
lithium-ion cells, optimized for safety and cycle-life, in a fully
automated production process. The newly installed production line will have
an annual capacity of one million cells or 76 MWh.

Leclanché was founded in 1909 in Yverdon-les-Bains. Through the integration
of a spin-off from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in 2006, the company evolved
from a traditional battery manufacturer to become a leading developer and
manufacturer of lithium-ion cells in Europe. Leclanché currently employs
more than 100 staff and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LECN). The
company has its headquarters in Yverdon-les-Bains (Switzerland) and
production facilities in Willstätt (Germany).

www.leclanche.eu

Media contact:

Christophe Lamps, Dynamics Group S.A.: Telephone: +41 79 476 26 87,
cla@dynamicsgroup.ch

Disclaimer

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to
Leclanché's business, which can be identified by terminology such as
'strategic', 'proposes', 'to introduce', 'will', 'planned', 'expected',
'commitment', 'expects', 'set', 'preparing', 'plans', 'estimates', 'aims',
'would', 'potential', 'awaiting', 'estimated', 'proposal', or similar
expressions, or by expressed or implied discussions regarding the ramp up
of Leclanché's production capacity, potential applications for existing
products, or regarding potential future revenues from any such products, or
potential future sales or earnings of Leclanché or any of its business
units. You should not place undue reliance on these statements. Such
forward-looking statements reflect the current views of Leclanché regarding
future events, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
statements. There can be no guarantee that Leclanché's products will
achieve any particular revenue levels. Nor can there be any guarantee that
Leclanché, or any of the business units, will achieve any particular
financial results.


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Language:               English
Company:                Leclanché SA
                        Av. des Sports 42
                        1400 Yverdon-les-Bains
                        Switzerland
Phone:                  +41 (24) 424 65-00
Fax:                    +41 (24) 424 65-20
E-mail:              investors@leclanche.com
Internet:            www.leclanche.com
ISIN:                   CH0110303119, CH0016271550
Valor:                  A1CUUB, 812950
Listed:                 SIX

End of Announcement                             EQS Group News-Service

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