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SLM : Takeover Presentation

09/02/2022 | 07:28am


September 2, 2022



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Transaction Overview

Key Items

Terms of the Offer

• Voluntary all-cash public takeover offer by Nikon at EUR 20.00 per SLM share for all

outstanding shares

Offer Price

• Premium of 75% to SLM's undisturbed XETRA closing share price of EUR 11.40 as of

1 Sep 2022

• Premium of 84% to SLM's 3-month average volume-weighted share price of EUR 10.89 as

of 1 Sep 2022

• Binding commitments by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited (Cornwall), ENA Investment Capital as

Irrevocable Commitments

well as Hans J. Ihde

• Nikon securing more than 50% of SLM's total share capital on a fully diluted basis1

• No minimum acceptance threshold

Offer Conditions

• No anti-trust approvals required

• Completion of transaction contingent on foreign investment control clearance and further

customary conditions

• Concurrent capital increase of 10% without subscription rights

• Conclusion of capital increase independent of the closing of the takeover offer

Capital Increase

• Nikon to fully subscribe to the capital increase at the offer price of EUR 20.00

• Gross proceeds of EUR 45.4 million to be used for the partial repayment of Convertible Bonds

2017/2024 as well as funding ongoing business operations including investment for product


1. The number of fully diluted shares is calculated by adding the number of issued common shares, the number of shares to be issued through the Third-Party Allotment, and


the number of additional shares assuming that all in-the-money convertible bonds are converted into common shares

Estimated Timeline/Next Steps

Mid Sep 2022

Early Oct 2022

Mid Nov 2022

Closing of

Joint reasoned statement

Expiry of Further

Capital Increase

by Supervisory Board and

Acceptance Period

Management Board

2 Sep 2022

End of Sep 2022

End of Oct 2022


Conclusion of irrevocable undertakings

Publication of Offer

Expiry of Acceptance

with key shareholders




Conclusion of Subscription Agreement

and Business Combination Agreement


Announcement of intention to launch

voluntary public takeover offer

Note: All dates are estimates only and can vary depending on progression of transaction




SLM Solutions Group AG published this content on 02 September 2022 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 02 September 2022 11:27:21 UTC.

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