Montana Aerospace AG (the “Company”) and its operating subsidiaries (the “Group” or “Montana Aerospace”), a leading, highly-vertically integrated manufacturer and supplier of system components and complex assemblies for the aerospace-, e-mobility- and energy industry with worldwide engineering and manufacturing operations, reports that its principal shareholder, Montana Tech Components AG (“Montana Tech Components”), has successfully completed a private sale of 1,350,000 Company shares, corresponding to 2.2% of the Company’s share capital to several institutional investors.
Montana Tech Components will use the proceeds to deleverage itself and it will also increase the free float of Montana Aerospace from approximately 47.7% to 49.9%.
Montana Tech Components will remain committed to the Company over the long term as its major shareholder and has, therefore, agreed to a lock-up undertaking for twelve months following the transaction with respect to its remaining shareholding in the Company, subject to customary exceptions.
Michael Pistauer, Co-CEO and CFO as well as Kai Arndt, Co-CEO of the Company, participated as an investor in the transaction.
Berenberg acted as Sole Bookrunner in this private sale.
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About Montana Aerospace AG
Montana Aerospace AG is a leading manufacturer of system components and complex assemblies for the aerospace industry, with worldwide engineering and manufacturing operations. The Company has approximately 7,000 highly skilled employees at 22 locations on four continents – designing, developing and producing ground-breaking technologies for tomorrow’s aerospace, e-mobility and energy industries made of aluminium, titanium, composite, copper and steel.
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This announcement does not constitute an offer of, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities of the Company, the Seller or of any of their subsidiaries in the United States of America, Germany or any other jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, an offer in any jurisdiction. The securities referred to herein will not be and have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the „Securities Act“) and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act. There will be no public offering of the securities in the United States.
In the United Kingdom, the placement of securities described in this announcement is directed exclusively at persons who are „qualified investors“ within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 as it forms part of United Kingdom domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. In addition, in the United Kingdom, this announcement is only directed at persons who (i) are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the „Order“) or (ii) are 3/3
persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc. (all such persons together being referred to as „Relevant Persons“)). This document must not be acted on, or relied upon, by persons who are not Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this document relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.
In member states of the European Economic Area the placement of securities described in this announcement is directed exclusively at persons who are „qualified investors“ within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 (Prospectus Regulation).
This announcement does not constitute a recommendation concerning the placement. Investors should consult a professional advisor as to the suitability of the placement for the person concerned.
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