EQS-Adhoc: United Internet AG: Final offer price for IPO of IONOS Group SE set at EUR 18.50 per share
EQS-Ad-hoc: United Internet AG / Key word(s): IPO
United Internet AG: Final offer price for IPO of IONOS Group SE set at EUR 18.50 per share
07-Feb-2023 / 17:56 CET/CEST
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Final offer price for IPO of IONOS Group SE set at EUR 18.50 per share
Montabaur, February 7, 2023. United Internet AG (“United Internet”) and WP XII Venture Holdings II SCSp (“WP XII”), an affiliate of Warburg Pincus (together “Warburg Pincus”), the shareholders of IONOS Group SE (75.1% and 24.9%, respectively), today announced the final offer price for the shares in IONOS Group SE (together with its subsidiaries “IONOS” or the “Company”), at EUR 18.50 per share.
24,150,000 shares from the holdings of United Internet and Warburg Pincus are being placed with investors, consisting of 15,771,000 ordinary registered shares with no par value from the holdings of United Internet AG, 5,229,000 ordinary registered shares with no par value from the holdings of Warburg Pincus and 3,150,000 additional ordinary registered shares with no par value from an over-allotment in connection with the greenshoe option from the holdings of United Internet and WP XII.
Assuming full exercise of the greenshoe option United Internet will receive gross proceeds of c. EUR 336 million, while the total proceeds from the IPO will be c. EUR 447 million at the final offer price. The expected free float, assuming full exercise of the greenshoe option, amounts to c. 17.3%. Upon completion of the offering and assuming full exercise of the greenshoe option, United Internet will hold c. 62.1% and WP XII will hold c. 20.6% of the shares in the Company respectively.
IONOS Group SE’s shares will be trading on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) under the ISIN: DE000A3E00M1, WKN: A3E00M and Ticker Symbol: IOS from February 8, 2023.
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