Publication of the result of the voluntary public tender of Aqua Invest GmbH to the shareholders of BWT Aktiengesellschaft pursuant to § 19 (2) of the Austrian Takeover Act (ÜbG)
Aqua Invest GmbH has published a voluntary public offer pursuant to §§ 4 et seq ÜbG to acquire all shares in BWT Aktiengesellschaft (ISIN AT0000737705), which are not held by the Bidder or parties acting in concert with the Bidder on September 15, 2014 (the "Offer"). The Offer has expired on September 29, 2014, 17.00h (Vienna time) and was not subject to any conditions. Pursuant to § 19 (3) ÜbG, the Offer is not extended by the three month sell-out period.
The Bidder did not hold any shares in BWT Aktiengesellschaft prior to the Offer. Until the expiry of the acceptance period, 1,080,223 shares have been tendered into the Offer, which corresponds to approximately 6.06% of the share capital. The bidder and the parties acting in concert with the bidder thus hold 14,227,440 BWT shares, which corresponds to approximately 79.78% of the share capital. During the acceptance period, the bidder has not acquired any BWT shares outside the Offer.
The purchase price of EUR 17 per share will be paid to the shareholders who have duly accepted the Offer by Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG as the receiving and payment agent no later than Monday, October 13, 2014 simultaneously against transfer of the shares.