Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) ("Kinnevik") today announced that it
has issued and immediately repurchased 290,000 new class C shares.
The shares have been issued and repurchased in accordance with the
Group's performance-based incentive programme, which was approved by
the Annual General Meeting of shareholders held on 11 May 2009 and in
accordance with the 2008 plan, which was approved at the Annual
General Meeting 2008.
Nordea Bank AB subscribed for the entire issue of new class C shares
at a subscription price of SEK 0.10 per share. The entire issue of
class C shares has thereafter been repurchased by Kinnevik for SEK
0.10 per share.
The purpose of the share issue is to enable the future delivery of
class B shares to senior executives participating in the Kinnevik's
incentive programme. The class C shares will be converted into class
B shares prior to delivery to qualifying participants. Class C
shareholders are not entitled to dividend payments.
For further information, visit www.kinnevik.se or contact:
Mia Brunell Livfors, President and Chief +46 (0)8 562 000 00
Torun Litzén, Director Investor Relations +46 (0)8 562 000 83
+46 (0)70 762 00 83
Investment AB Kinnevik's objective is to increase shareholder value,
primarily through net asset value growth. Kinnevik manages a
portfolio of investments focused around three comprehensive business
areas; Major Unlisted Holdings which includes the cartonboard and
paper company Korsnäs including shares in Bergvik Skog, Major Listed
Holdings which includes Millicom International Cellular, Tele2,
Modern Times Group MTG, Metro International and Transcom WorldWide,
and New Ventures which is active in finding new investments in small
and mid sized companies which has a significant growth potential.
Kinnevik plays an active role on the Boards of its holdings.
The Kinnevik's class A and class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ
OMX Stockholm's list for large cap companies, within the financial
and real estate sector. The ticker codes are KINV A and KINV B.
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