Monday, September 12, 2016

EQT acquires Elliott’s shares in IFS

IFS has been informed by EQT VII that EQT, through IGT Holding IV, has entered into an agreement to acquire Elliott’s shares in IFS at a price of SEK 396.73 per share and that EQT VII thereby will hold approximately 97 percent of the shares in IFS.

IFS notes that IGT Holding has stated that they intend to initiate compulsory acquisition proceedings and promote delisting of IFS’s shares from Nasdaq Stockholm. When any such actions have been formally initiated and resolved, IFS will make the relevant announcements.

For more information, please see EQT VII’s press release, available at

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The information provided herein is information that Industrial and Financial Systems, IFS AB (publ.) is required to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act (2007:528).

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, on September 12, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. (CEST).

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