Press release - Regulated information
Unifiedpost Group SA
Avenue Reine Astrid 92 A
1310 La Hulpe
VAT BE 0886.277.617 (RLE Brabant Wallon)
Publication in accordance with article 15 of the Law of May 2, 2007 on disclosure of major holdings
On March 24, 2021, Unifiedpost Group SA (symbol Euronext Brussels: UPG) has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Digithera SRL, an Italian company, having its registered office at Via Pietro Paleocapa 1, 20121 Milan, Italy, with company number 08567210961.
In the framework of this acquisition, a part of the purchase price is converted into a loan granted by a seller to the Company.
Subsequently, the Company has issued 14,098 new shares in consideration for the contribution in kind of the receivable resulting from the vendor loan.
Thereafter, the Company has issued 89,160 new shares following the exercise of the following subscription rights:
666 subscription rights " ESOP (2015) " at 18.37 EUR;
8,000 subscription rights " ESOP (2015) " at 34.00 EUR; and
250 subscription rights " Investment " at 100.00 EUR.
After the forementioned issuances of the new shares, the share capital of the Company increases to EUR 260,397,410.43 represented by 30,984,742 shares without mention of nominal value. Each of these shares gives one voting right at the general meeting of shareholders and, together, represent the denominator for the purposes of notifications under the transparency regulations.
Additionally, a total of 160,106 subscription rights are still outstanding. These subscription rights comprise 100,000 "Key Man" subscription rights, 39,334 "ESOP (2015)" subscription rights, of which 1,000 have not been allocated, and 20,772 "Investment" subscription rights. Each subscription right entitles its holder to 10 ordinary shares of the Company upon exercise. In the event of a conversion of the outstanding subscription rights, the transaction would result in the creation of a maximum of 1,601,060 shares with the same number of voting rights.
This information, as well as the shareholder structure, can be consulted on the website of the Company: www.unifiedpost.com/en/investor-relations/shareholder-information.
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About Unifiedpost Group
Unifiedpost Group wants to become the leading cloud-based platform for SME business services built on “Documents”, “Identity” and “Payments”. Unifiedpost operates and develops a 100% cloud-based platform for administrative and financial services that allows real-time and seamless connections between Unifiedpost’s customers, their suppliers, their customers and other parties along the financial value chain. With its one-stop-shop solutions, Unifiedpost Group’s mission is to make administrative and financial processes simple and smart for its customers. Since its founding in 2001, Unifiedpost Group has grown significantly, expanding to offices in 21 countries, with more than 400 million documents processed in 2020, reaching over 450,000 SMEs and more than 500 Corporates across its platform today.
Noteworthy facts and figures:
- Established in 2001, with a proven track record
- Turnover of 146 million euro (2020 pro forma)
- 1000+ employees
- 400+ million documents processed in 2020
- Diverse portfolio of clients across a wide variety of industries (banking, leasing, utilities, media, telecommunications, travel, social security service providers, public organisations, etc.) ranging from large internationals to SMEs
- Unifiedpost Payments, a fully owned subsidiary, is recognised as a payment institution by the National Bank of Belgium
- Certified Swift partner
- International M&A track record
- Listed on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels, symbol: UPG
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