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Friday 11 June, 2021

Amiad Water Systems

Change in Significant Shareholding

RNS Number : 5662B
Amiad Water Systems Ltd
11 June 2021
 

11 June 2021

 

Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

("Amiad" or the "Company")

 

Change in Significant Shareholding

 

Amiad (AIM: AFS), a leading global producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, announces that it has been notified that, on 9 June 2021, FIMI Opportunity Funds ("FIMI"), a controlling shareholder of the Company, purchased 1,019,223 ordinary shares of NIS 0.5 each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") from Arkal Quality Industries Agricultural Co-operative Society Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kibbutz Beit Zera Cooperative Agricultural Society Ltd. ("Beit Zera").

 

Following the transaction, FIMI has a total interest in 13,026,517 Ordinary Shares, representing 42.8% of the issued share capital of the Company, and Beit Zera has no interest in the Ordinary Shares of the Company. Mr Ishay Davidi, a Non-executive Director of Amiad, is the beneficial owner of FIMI.

 

Further details are contained in the notices below.

 

 

Enquiries

 

Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

 

Dori Ivzori, Chief Executive Officer

Relly Shimko, Chief Financial Officer

+972 4 690 9500

 

Stifel Nicolaus Europe Ltd.

 

Fred Walsh, Stewart Wallace

+44 20 7710 7600

 

Luther Pendragon

 

Harry Chathli, Claire Norbury

+44 20 7618 9100

 

 

About Amiad

 

Amiad Water Systems (AIM: AFS) is a leading global producer of automatic, self-cleaning water treatment and filtration products and systems. Through its engineering skills and ability to innovate, Amiad provides cost-effective "green" solutions for irrigation and industrial purposes. In these markets, its unique and high-quality products are being integrated into the core of systems for filtration and water treatment, micro irrigation and membrane protection, wastewater and potable water treatment, cooling systems and sea water filtration. Headquartered in Israel, Amiad provides these solutions through ten subsidiaries and a comprehensive network of distributors to customers in more than 80 countries.

 

FIMI Opportunity Funds, the leading private equity investor in Israel, is a controlling shareholder of Amiad, with an interest in 42.8% of the Company's outstanding issued share capital.

 

For additional information or product details, please visit  www.amiad.com .

 

 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS(to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

 

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

Amiad Water Systems Ltd

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

X

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify)iii:

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

FIMI 6 2016 Ltd.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Tel-Aviv, Israel

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name

FIMI Israel Opportunity 6 ,Limited Partnership

 

FIMI Opportunity 6, L.P.

 

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Tel-Aviv, Israel

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

9 June 2021

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

9 June 2021

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

42.83%

 

42.83%

30,416,487

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

39.48%

 

39.48%

 

       

 

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

 

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

 

IL0010943905

13,026,517

 

42.83%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

13,026,517

42.83%

 

 

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

 

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

 

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

 

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

 

 

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

 

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

 

FIMI Israel Opportunity 6, Limited Partnership

 

22.79%

 

22.79%

 

FIMI Opportunity 6, L.P.

 

20.03%

 

20.03%

 

FIMI 6 2016 Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Or Adiv Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Mr Ishay Davidi

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

 

Name of the proxy holder

 

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

 

 

 

11. Additional informationxvi

 

FIMI 6 2016 Ltd., an Israeli company, is the managing general partner of FIMI Israel Opportunity 6, Limited Partnership, an Israeli partnership, and FIMI Opportunity 6, L.P., a Delaware partnership.

 

Or Adiv Ltd., an Israeli company, is the sole shareholder of FIMI 6 2016 Ltd.

 

Mr Ishay Davidi, an Israeli citizen, is the sole shareholder of Or Adiv Ltd. and serves as the Chief Executive of all entities listed above. 

 

 

                

 

Place of completion

Tel Aviv, Israel

Date of completion

9 June 2021

 

 

 

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 

 1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated 

a) 

Name 

Ishay Davidi

Reason for the notification

a) 

Position/status 

Non-executive Director 

b) 

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 

a) 

Name

Amiad Water Systems Ltd. 

b) 

LEI

213800P6ORZZT3X4TY55 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted 

a) 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument 

Identification code 

Ordinary Shares - NIS 0.5 

AFS - IL0010943905 

b) 

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of Ordinary Shares by FIMI Opportunity Funds, of which Mr Davidi is the ultimate beneficial owner. 

c) 

Price(s) and volume(s) 

Price(s) 

Volume(s) 

N/A 

1,019,223

 

d) 

Aggregated information

N/A 

e) 

Date of the transaction

9 June 2021 

f) 

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue 

 

 

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