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MPC Capital AG successfully concludes capital increase
- Corporate action carried out in line with the strategic realignment of the Group, providing greater financial stability and flexibility in achieving objective of profitable growth
- In total, approximately 2.5 million additional New Shares are expected to be included in exchange trading beginning on 30 September 2016
- MPC Capital AG's free float increases to approximately 36%
Hamburg, 28 September 2016 - MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG ("MPC Capital AG") has successfully concluded its capital increase, resolved on 12 September 2016. Approximately 2.5 million additional New Shares ("New Shares") are expected to be included in exchange trading beginning 30 September 2016 totalling 6.1 million New Shares included in exchange trading after implementation of the capital increase. All New Shares were placed or subscribed in the transaction, underscoring investors' faith in MPC Capital AG's corporate strategy and growth course.
Once the further implementation of the capital increase is entered into the commercial register, which is expected to take place on 29 September 2016, the number of MPC Capital AG shares will increase from 27,902,562 to 30,427,916. Accordingly, the Company's share capital will amount to EUR 30,427,916.00. The successful completion of the capital increase generated gross proceeds of EUR 36.5 million for the Company. The MPC Capital Group's equity ratio will increase to above 65%. The Company will have additional flexibility to be involved in new projects as a co-investor as part of its growth strategy.
The Company's free float increased to approximately 36% after the capital increase.
Berenberg advised on this transaction as Sole Global Coordinator, together with M.M.Warburg as Joint Lead Manager and Joint Bookrunner.
About MPC Capital AG (www.mpc-capital.com)
MPC Capital AG is an independent asset and investment manager specialising in real asset investments and investment products. Together with its subsidiaries, the Company develops and manages real asset investments and investment products for international institutional investors, family offices and professional investors. The focus is on the asset classes real estate, shipping and infrastructure. MPC Capital AG has been quoted on the stock exchange since 2000 and employs some 240 people Group-wide.
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This disclosure constitutes neither an offer to purchase or sell securities of MPC Capital AG nor an invitation to submit such an offer. Nor does this disclosure constitute a prospectus within the meaning of EU Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003, as amended (the "Prospectus Directive"). Any public offering in Germany may only be made on the basis of the prospectus, which has been approved by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and published on MPC Capital AG's website (www.mpc-capital.de/ir). Any decision to invest in subscription rights or shares of MPC Capital AG should be made solely on the basis of the prospectus. Hard-copy prospectuses are available free of charge upon request from MPC Capital AG, Palmaille 67, 22767 Hamburg, and Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, Bockenheimer Landstraße 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main. This disclosure is addressed exclusively to qualified investors within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive in any member state of the European Economic Area (other than Germany) having transposed the Prospectus Directive into national law.