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DGAP-News: Swiss Merchant Group AG: Equity Participation and Debt Financing of Evan Group Plc


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Swiss Merchant Group AG: Equity Participation and Debt Financing of Evan Group
Plc

24.07.2017 / 12:22
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Swiss Merchant Group AG
ISIN CH0323874260, WKN A1817G, VALOR32387426

Corporate News Ad-Hoc

Swiss Merchant Group AG, ISIN CH0323874260,announces an optional nominal warrant
interest on Maltese real estate corporation Evan Group PLC. In combination with
this interest, Swiss Merchant Group AG has reserved a block of EUR 125 million
unsecured bonds (ISIN DE000A19L426), issued by Evan Group PLC. The bonds will
have a maturity of 5 years, the annual coupon will be at 6%.The investment in
the bonds and in the equity of Evan Group PLC are linked to certain terms and
conditions.

Evan Group PLC.is a Maltese corporation and holds a real estate portfolio
consisting investment properties, as well as development sites in Germany. The
properties amount up to 140'000 sqm rentable residential and commercial space.
Valuation of the properties are estimated at EUR 369 million, resulting in a
projected annual income of approx. EUR 23.5 million.

The equity of Evan Group PLC amounts to more than EUR 100 million. The
corporation is focused on investment properties and niche development properties
such as micro apartments, student homes, workers accommodations and innovative
B2B/C estates. Evan Group PLC is mainly active investing in the top 10 locations
in Germany.

The management of Evan Group PLC. holds a 30 year successful track record in
acquisition, development, management and sales of German real estate.

Axel Kruger, president of the board of Swiss Merchant Group AG comments: " we
are delighted to participate in an asset based investment of Evan Group PLC. and
are looking forward to assist in expanding Evan Group's sustainable portfolio of
German real estate properties.

Swiss Merchant Group AGis a Swiss Debt & Equity Investor, focusing on asset
based real estate and corporate investments.

Swiss Merchant Group AG
Bahnhofplatz
CH-6300 Zug
+ 41 41 511 37 00
info@swissmerchantgroup.com
www.swissmerchantgroup.com

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and does not purport to be full or complete. No reliance may be placed for any
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completeness. The information in this announcement is subject to change.

End of ad hoc announcement

 

 



Contact:
Swiss Merchant Group AG
info@swissmerchantgroup.com
+ 41 41 511 37 00
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Language: English

Company:  Swiss Merchant Group AG

          Bahnhofplatz

          6300 Zug

          Switzerland

Phone:    +41 41 511 37 00

E-mail:info@swissmerchantgroup.com

Internet: www.swissmerchantgroup.com

ISIN:     CH0323874260

WKN:      A1817G

Listed:   Open Market in Frankfurt



 

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