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At the extraordinary general meeting in Coala-Life Group AB (publ) (the “Company”) held today, on 26 January 2023, the following resolutions were passed in accordance with the proposals presented in the notice to attend the meeting and the complete proposals available on the Company’s website www.coalalife.com.
The extraordinary general meeting resolved:
- that the board of directors shall consist of five (5) ordinary members without deputy members until the end of the next annual general meeting and to elect Per Lindeberg as new ordinary board member. The board of directors thus consists of Per Carendi (chairman), Ebba Fåhraeus, Peter Troija, Christian Jørgensen and Per Lindeberg. It was also resolved that the new board member is to be entitled to remuneration (board fees) as resolved by the annual general meeting (i.e. SEK 200,000 reduced proportionally taking into account that the new board member will not serve the entire time period between the annual general meeting held on 30 May 2022 and the next annual general meeting).
- on changes to the limits of the share capital (from no less than SEK 18,750,000 and no more than SEK 75,000,000 to no less than SEK 37,500,000 and no more than SEK 150,000,000) and the number of shares (from no less than 75,000,000 and no more than 300,000,000 to no less than 150,000,000 and no more than 600,000,000) in the articles of association and on issuance of units consisting of new shares and warrants with preferential rights for the Company’s shareholders (the “Rights Issue”). The Rights Issue comprises no more than 198,704,085 new shares and no more than 198,704,085 warrants, which may only be subscribed for and allotted together in the form of units where each unit consists of one (1) share and one (1) warrant. The record date for receipt of unit rights and a right to participate in the issue with preferential rights shall be Thursday 2 February 2023. Each share entitles to five (5) unit rights and two (2) unit rights entitle to subscription of one (1) unit. Subscription may also take place without unit rights. Subscription of units, with or without exercise of unit rights, is to take place during the period from and including 7 February 2023 until and including 21 February 2023. The subscription price for a unit shall amount to SEK 0.51 and refers to the share (the warrants are issued free of charge). Three (3) warrants entitle the holder to subscribe for one (1) new share in the Company at a subscription price per share corresponding to 70 percent of the volume weighted average trading price of the Company’s share on Nasdaq First North Growth Market during a period of 10 trading days immediately preceding 8 September 2023 (8 September 2023 included), however no less than SEK 0.25 and no more than SEK 0.70 per share. Through the Rights Issue, the Company’s share capital may be increased by no more than SEK 66,234,695, out of which no more than SEK 49,676,021.25 is from the new shares, and no more than SEK 16,558,673.75 is from the new shares that may be subscribed for through exercise of the warrants.
- on issuance of additional units consisting of new shares and warrants with deviation from the shareholders’ preferential rights to enable set-off of convertible loan and additional allocation in the event of oversubscription in the Rights Issue (the “Expansion Option”). The Expansion Option comprises no more than 19,870,410 new shares, and no more than 19,870,410 warrants, which may only be subscribed for and allotted together in the form of units where each unit consists of one (1) share and one (1) warrant, on the same terms and conditions as in the Rights Issue. Through the Expansion Option, the Company’s share capital may be increased by no more than SEK 6,623,470 out of which no more than SEK 4,967,602.50 is from the new shares, and no more than SEK 1,655,867.50 is from the new shares that may be subscribed for through exercise of the warrants.
- on issuance of new shares with deviation from the shareholders’ preferential rights to enable payment of commitment consideration to guarantors in the Rights Issue in the form of new shares (the “Commitment Consideration Issue”). The new shares are issued against a subscription price per share corresponding to the higher of (i) SEK 0.51 and (ii) 90 percent of the volume weighted average trading price (VWAP) of the company’s share on Nasdaq First North Growth Market during the period from and including 7 February 2023 until and including 21 February 2023 (i.e. corresponding to the subscription period in the Rights Issue). The Commitment Consideration Issue comprises of no more than 19,075,591 new shares, corresponding to an increase in the Company’s share capital of no more than SEK 4,768,897.75.
Time plan for the Rights Issue (all dates refer to 2023)
|31 January||Last day of trading incl. preferential rights|
|1 February||First day of trading excl. preferential rights|
|2 February||Record date for participation in the Rights Issue with preferential rights, i.e. shareholders who are registered in the share register on this day will receive unit rights entitling them to participate in the Rights Issue with preferential rights|
|7 February – 16 February||Trading in unit rights (trading in paid subscribed units will commence on the same date and continue until the Rights Issue has been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office)|
|7 February – 21 February||Subscription period (with or without preferential right)|
|Around 22 February||Announcement of outcome of Rights Issue|
|Around 6 March||Rights Issue is completed and registered|
|11 September – 22 September||Exercise period for warrants|
Full terms and conditions for the Rights Issue will be disclosed in the EU Growth Prospectus which will be published by the Company no later than in conjunction with the commencement of the subscription period.
Redeye AB acts as financial adviser and Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB acts as legal adviser in connection with the Rights Issue. Nordic Issuing acts as the issuing agent in the Rights Issue.
The information in this press release does not contain or constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe or otherwise trade in shares or other securities in the Company. No action has been taken and no measures will be taken to permit a public offering in any jurisdictions other than Sweden.
This release is not a prospectus in accordance with the definition in the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (“Prospectus Regulation”) and has not been approved by any regulatory authority in any jurisdiction. This announcement does not identify, or purport to identify, risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in shares or other securities in the Company. A so-called EU Growth Prospectus (the “Prospectus”) will be prepared in connection with the Rights Issue and be reviewed and approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen) which is the national competent authority in Sweden under the Prospectus Regulation. In order for investors to fully understand the potential risks and benefits associated with a decision to participate in the Rights Issue, any investment decision should only be made based on the information in the Prospectus. Thus, investors are encouraged to review the Prospectus in its entirety. This press release constitutes an advertisement in accordance with article 2 k of the Prospectus Regulation.
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