Press Release 20 June, 2023
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Today, June 20, 2023, the subscription period for Scandinavian Real Heart AB (publ)’s (“Realheart” or the “Company”) rights issue of units, which was announced on May 15, 2023 (the “Rights Issue”), begins. The subscription period in the Rights Issue runs up to and including July 7, 2023. However, note that nominees may have a deadline for subscription in the Rights Issue that falls before July 7, 2023.
The Rights Issue in summary:
Subscription period: June 20, 2023 – July 7, 2023.
Trade in unit rights: June 20, 2023 – July 4, 2023.
Preferred rights: For every one (1) share held on the record date of June 16, 2023, one (1) unit right was received and one (1) unit right entitle to subscription of one (1) unit.
Unit: One (1) unit contains of two (2) newly issued shares and one (1) warrant of series TO2.
Subscription price: SEK 1.60 per unit, corresponding to SEK 0.80 per share. The warrants are received free of charge.
Issue proceeds: In the event of full subscription in the Rights Issue, the Company will receive approximately SEK 56 million before issue costs.
Underwritten level: The rights issue is covered to approximately 60.6 percent through subscription and underwriting commitments.
Subscription with preferential rights
The shareholders who, on the record date of June 16, 2023, were registered in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB (“Euroclear”) and on behalf of the Company, directly registered shareholders, receive a pre-printed issue report with attached payment advice from Euroclear. In the event that a different number of unit rights than those stated in the preprinted issue report are used for subscription the special application form, which is available on Nordic Issuing’s platform https://minasidor.nordic-issuing.se/, shall be used as a basis for subscription through cash payment.
Shareholders whose holdings of shares in the Company were nominee-registered with a bank or other nominee on the record date do not receive an issue report or a special application form from Euroclear. Subscription and payment must then instead take place in accordance with instructions from the respective trustee.
Subscription without preferential rights
Notification of subscription without preferential rights by a nominee is made in accordance with instructions from the respective nominee. For subscription through an endowment insurance or an investment savings account, please contact your nominee. Application to subscribe for units without preferential rights shall be made on Nordic Issuing's platform https://minasidor.nordic-issuing.se/.
Skills Corporate Finance Nordic AB is financial adviser and Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB is legal adviser to Realheart in connection with the Rights Issue.
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The information in this press release neither contains nor constitutes an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade shares, warrants or other securities in Realheart. No action has been taken and no action will be taken to allow an offer to the public in any jurisdiction other than Sweden. The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority's approval of the Prospectus shall not be construed as an approval of the Company's shares, warrants or other securities. However, this press release is not a prospectus within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 ("Prospectus Regulation"), and this press release neither identifies nor purports to identify risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in shares, warrants or other securities in Realheart. The information in this press release is only intended to describe the background to the Rights Issue and does not claim to be complete or exhaustive. No assurance shall be given with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the information in this press release. Any investment decision should, in order for an investor to fully understand the potential risks and benefits associated with the decision to participate in the Rights Issue, be based solely on the information in the Prospectus. Therefore, an investor is recommended to read the entire Prospectus. This press release constitutes marketing in accordance with Article 2(k) of the Prospectus Regulation.
The information in this press release may not be published, released or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or to the United States, Australia, Belarus, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Russia, Switzerland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea or any other jurisdiction where such action would be unlawful, subject to legal restrictions or require other actions than those following from Swedish law. Actions in violation of this instruction may constitute violations of applicable securities laws. No shares, warrants or other securities in Realheart have been registered, and no shares, warrants or other securities will be registered, under the then-applicable United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") or securities legislation in any state or other jurisdiction in the United States, and may not be offered, sold or otherwise transferred, directly or indirectly, in or to the United States except in accordance with an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in accordance with securities legislation in the relevant state or other jurisdiction in the United States.
In the United Kingdom, this document and any other materials in relation to the securities described herein is only being distributed to, and is only directed at, and any investment or investment activity to which this document relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, “qualified investors” who are (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within the definition of “investment professionals” in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”); or (ii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). In the United Kingdom, any investment or investment activity to which this communication relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Persons who are not relevant persons should not take any action on the basis of this press release and should not act or rely on it.
For more information please contact:
Ina Laura Perkins, CEO
Phone: +46(0)70 406 49 21
Certified Adviser: Svensk Kapitalmarknadsgranskning AB, www.skmg.se
Scandinavian Real Heart AB develops a total artificial heart (TAH) for implantation in patients with life-threatening heart failure. Realheart® TAH has a patented design that resembles that of the natural human heart. The artificial heart consists of a four-chamber system (two atria and two ventricles) designed to generate a physiological blood flow pattern that mimics the body's natural circulation. A unique concept in the medical technology world.The Subscription Period in Realheart’s Rights Issue Starts Today (PDF)