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Monday 15 June, 2020

Accsys Technologies

Notifiable Interest - Teslin

RNS Number : 0244Q
Accsys Technologies PLC
15 June 2020
 

AIM: AXS

Euronext Amsterdam: AXS

 

15 June 2020

 

Accsys Technologies PLC

("Accsys", the "Group" or the "Company")

 

Notifiable Interest - Teslin

 

TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
ii

ACCSYS TECHNOLOGIES PLC

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

 

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify):

 

 

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

Teslin Participaties Coöperatief U.A.

 

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v

June 12th  2020

6. Date on which issuer notified:

June 15th  2020

 

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

14.0%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the ISIN CODE

Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number
of
Shares

Number
of
Voting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of  voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

 

 

GB00BQQFX454

22,840,177

22,840,177

23,169,553

23,169,553

n.a.

14.167%

n.a.%

 

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv

Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting
rights

 

 

 

 

 

                           
 

 

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instrumentsxv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration datexvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rightsxix, xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

23,169,553

14.167%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi

 

 

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

 

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:

 

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

 

 


13. Additional information:


 

14. Contact name:

 

15. Contact telephone number:

 

 

         

Ends

For further information, please contact:

 

Accsys Technologies PLC

Rob Harris, CEO

Will Rudge, FD

 

via FTI Consulting

Numis Securities - NOMAD and Joint Broker

Oliver Hardy (NOMAD)

Ben Stoop

 

 

+44 (0) 20 7260 1000

 

Investec Bank plc - Joint Broker

Carlton Nelson

James Rudd

Alex Wright

 

 

+44 (0) 20 7597 5970

FTI Consulting

Matthew O'Keeffe

Alex Le May

 

 

 

+44 (0) 20 3727 1340

 

Off the Grid (The Netherlands)

Frank Neervoort

Yvonne Derkse

 

+31 681 734 236

+31 622 379 666

 

Notes to editors:

 

Accsys (Accsys Technologies PLC) is a fast growing business with a purpose: changing wood to change the world. The company combines chemistry, technology and ingenuity to make high performance wood products that are extremely durable and stable, opening new opportunities for the built environment and giving the world a choice to build sustainably.

Accsys transforms fast-growing, certified sustainable wood into building materials with characteristics that match or better those of man-made, intensely resource-depleting and heavily carbon-polluting alternatives. 

The company's primary focus is on the production of Accoya® wood and Tricoya® wood elements, as well as technology licensing via its subsidiaries Titan Wood Limited and Tricoya Technologies Limited.  Accsys has its head office in London, UK, production operations in Arnhem, the Netherlands, an American office in Dallas, Texas, and is constructing the world's first Tricoya® plant in Hull, UK.

Accsys is committed to a more sustainable world, and uses abundantly available wood sources that are certified as sustainable. With our business model already aligned with several UN Sustainable Development Goals, Accsys is currently working on identifying further strategic ESG priorities to have an even greater positive impact on the world.

Any references in this announcement to agreements with Accsys shall mean agreements with either Accsys or its subsidiary entities unless otherwise specified.  Accsys Technologies PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market and on Euronext Amsterdam, under the symbols 'AXS'.

More information about Accsys can be found at www.accsysplc.com


Accoya® wood is a sustainable, durable and stable solid wood product with exceptional performance, finish and sustainability. Accsys' proprietary acetylation process makes the wood more dimensionally stable and, because it is no longer easily digestible, extremely durable. Produced from certified (e.g. FSC®) sustainable sources, Accoya® wood has many environmental credentials and ecolabels, and is one of very few building materials to be Cradle to Cradle Certified™ at the Gold level, with a Platinum rating for Material Health, confirming that no harmful or toxic additives or chemicals are present to leach out into the environment.

With an up to 50 year warranty and 70+ year service life, the combination of sustainability, dimensional stability, durability and retained strength means that Accoya® wood offers a wealth of new opportunities to architects, designers, specifiers, manufacturers and homeowners. These benefits result in lower maintenance and total cost of ownership while also offering significant sustainability benefits. For more information about Accoya® wood, visit www.accoya.com.


Tricoya® wood elements (www.tricoya.com) are produced using Accsys' proprietary technology for the acetylation of wood chips and particles for use in the fabrication of panel products such as medium density fibreboard (MDF) and particle-board.

Panel products made with Tricoya® wood elements are truly durable and stable enough for use outdoors and in wet environments. Combining the sustainability, durability and stability from our acetylation process with the ease of use and quality finish of wood panel products, the enhanced durability and dimensional stability opens new opportunities for the use of these products, making them suitable in applications and environments that previously required solid wood, synthetic or unsustainable materials.

Tricoya® wood elements have been lauded as the first major innovation in the wood composites industry in more than 30 years. For more information about Tricoya® wood elements, visit www.tricoya.com.

In March 2017, Accsys announced the formation of the Tricoya® Consortium to fund, build, own and operate the Tricoya® plant in Hull, UK, through its subsidiary Tricoya Ventures UK Limited.  Members of the consortium include BP and the leading manufacturer of sustainable wood-based panels, MEDITE Europe DAC. More information is available at: https://www.accsysplc.com/about-us/accsys-corporate-structure/


Wood acetylation is a process which increases the naturally occurring acetyl content of wood, thereby changing its physical properties. When carried out to a sufficient degree throughout the wood, as with Accsys' proprietary process, it significantly reduces the ability of the wood to absorb water without adding any toxic or harmful compounds, elements or substances that were not already present in the wood. This makes it much more dimensionally stable and, because it is no longer easily digestible to most organisms, extremely durable.

 

'Accsys' and 'Accsys Technologies' are trading names of Titan Wood Limited ("TWL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accsys Technologies PLC. Accoya®, Tricoya® and the Trimarque Device are registered trademarks owned by TWL, and may not be used or reproduced without written permission from TWL, or in the case of the Tricoya® registered trademark, from Tricoya Technologies Limited, a subsidiary of TWL with exclusive rights to exploit the Tricoya® brand.

 


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