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Monday 11 September, 2017

Credit Suisse (Eur)

PROPOSED PLACING OF 13.7 MIL ORD SHS IN TAV HLDGS

RNS Number : 4165Q
Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd
11 September 2017
 

11 September 2017

 

For immediate release

 

NOT FOR PUBLICATION, RELEASE OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH IT WOULD BE UNLAWFUL TO DO SO. PLEASE SEE THE IMPORTANT NOTICE AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.


PROPOSED PLACING OF 13.7 MILLION EXISTING ORDINARY SHARES IN TAV HAVALIMANLARI HOLDING A.Ş.

 

Tepe Insaat Sanayi A.Ş. ("Tepe Insaat") and Sera Yapi Endustrisi ve Ticaret A.Ş. ("Sera Yapi") announce the launch of a sale of 10,898,438 and 2,760,938 existing ordinary shares, respectively (together, the "Placing Shares") of TAV Havalimanlari Holding A.Ş. ("TAV" or the "Company"; Borsa Istanbul ticker: TAVHL). The ultimate beneficiary of Sera Yapi is the family of Mr. Sani Şener, TAV Board Member and President & CEO.

 

The Placing Shares will be offered to institutional investors through an accelerated bookbuilding process which will launch immediately following this announcement (the "Placing").

 

The Placing Shares represent 3.76% of the Company's issued ordinary share capital.

 

The ownership interest of Tepe Insaat in the Company's issued ordinary share capital prior to the Placing and after giving effect to the Placing (assuming 10,898,438 shares are sold in the Placing by Tepe Insaat) is 8.06% and 5.06%, respectively. The ownership interest of Sera Yapi (assuming 2,760,938 shares are sold in the Placing by Sera Yapi) is 2.05% and 1.29%, respectively. The free float of the Company (assuming 13,659,376 shares are sold in the Placing) is 40.57% and 44.33%, respectively.

 

Under the terms of the Placing, Tepe Insaat and Sera Yapi have agreed not to dispose of further shares in TAV for a period of at least 270 days after the pricing date of the Placing without consent from Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, save for customary exceptions.

 

Mr. Sener will remain as CEO of TAV Airports until 31.12.2019. He will then become Chairman of Board of Directors at least for two years.

 

Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited is acting as sole bookrunner on the Placing.

The Company will not receive any proceeds from the Placing.

The Placing Shares, in all respects, rank pari passu with the Company's ordinary shares.



 

Important Notice

MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PART IN THE PLACING. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND ANY OFFER OF SECURITIES TO WHICH IT RELATES ARE ONLY ADDRESSED TO AND DIRECTED AT (1) IN ANY MEMBER STATE OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, PERSONS WHO ARE QUALIFIED INVESTORS WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 2(1)(E) OF EU DIRECTIVE 2003/71/EC (AS AMENDED BY DIRECTIVE 2010/73/EU TO THE EXTENT IMPLEMENTED IN THE RELEVANT MEMBER STATE) AND ANY RELEVANT IMPLEMENTING MEASURES (THE "PROSPECTUS DIRECTIVE"); AND (2) IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, PERSONS WHO (I) HAVE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MATTERS RELATING TO INVESTMENTS WHO FALL WITHIN ARTICLE 19(5) OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (FINANCIAL PROMOTION) ORDER 2005 (AS AMENDED) (THE "ORDER"); OR (II) FALL WITHIN ARTICLE 49(2)(A) TO (D) OF THE ORDER OR (III) ARE PERSONS TO WHOM AN OFFER OF THE PLACING SHARES MAY OTHERWISE LAWFULLY BE MADE (ALL SUCH PERSONS REFERRED TO IN (1) AND (2) TOGETHER BEING REFERRED TO AS "RELEVANT PERSONS"). THE INFORMATION REGARDING THE PLACING SET OUT IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST NOT BE ACTED ON OR RELIED ON BY PERSONS WHO ARE NOT RELEVANT PERSONS. ANY INVESTMENT OR INVESTMENT ACTIVITY TO WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT RELATES IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO RELEVANT PERSONS AND WILL BE ENGAGED IN ONLY WITH RELEVANT PERSONS.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT, AND SHALL NOT, IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES CONSTITUTE A PUBLIC OFFERING, NOR AN OFFER TO SELL OR TO SUBSCRIBE FOR, NOR A SOLICITATION TO OFFER TO PURCHASE OR TO SUBSCRIBE FOR SECURITIES IN ANY JURISDICTION. The distribution of this announcement and the offering or sale of the PLACING SHARES in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. No action has been taken by TEPE INSAAT or SERA YAPI (OR ANY AFFILIATES THEREOF) or CREDIT SUISSE Securities (EUROPE) LIMITED or any of its affiliates that would, or which is intended to, permit a public offer of the PLACING SHARES in any jurisdiction or possession or distribution of this announcement or any other offering or publicity material relating to the PLACING SHARES in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required. Persons into whose possession this announcement comes are required by TEPE INSAAT, SERA YAPI AND CREDIT SUISSE Securities (EUROPE) LIMITED to inform themselves about and to observe any applicable restrictions.

WITH RESPECT TO THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA WHICH HAVE IMPLEMENTED THE PROSPECTUS DIRECTIVE (EACH, A "RELEVANT MEMBER STATE"), NO ACTION HAS BEEN UNDERTAKEN OR WILL BE UNDERTAKEN TO MAKE AN OFFER TO THE PUBLIC OF THE PLACING SHARES SOLD BY TEPE INSAAT OR SERA YAPI REQUIRING A PUBLICATION OF A PROSPECTUS IN ANY RELEVANT MEMBER STATE. AS A CONSEQUENCE, THE PLACING SHARES MAY ONLY BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN ANY RELEVANT MEMBER STATE PURSUANT TO AN EXEMPTION UNDER THE PROSPECTUS DIRECTIVE.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OF, OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH SUCH AN OFFER OR SOLICITATION IS UNLAWFUL.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT AN OFFER OF PLACING SHARES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE PLACING SHARES HAVE NOT BEEN, AND WILL NOT BE, REGISTERED UNDER THE US SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE "US SECURITIES ACT"), OR UNDER THE APPLICABLE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN. THE PLACING SHARES MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES UNLESS REGISTERED UNDER THE US SECURITIES ACT OR OFFERED IN A TRANSACTION EXEMPT FROM, OR NOT SUBJECT TO, THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE US SECURITIES ACT AND THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY RELEVANT STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES. THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC OFFERING OF THE PLACING SHARES IN THE UNITED STATES OR ELSEWHERE.

THE PLACING SHARES HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED BY THE US SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, ANY STATE SECURITIES COMMISSION OR OTHER REGULATORY AUTHORITY IN THE UNITED STATES, NOR HAVE ANY OF THE FOREGOING AUTHORITIES PASSED UPON OR ENDORSED THE MERITS OF THE PLACING OR THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY REPRESENTATION TO THE CONTRARY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE IN THE UNITED STATES.

No prospectus or offering document has been or will be prepared in connection with the PLACING. Any investment decision to buy securities in the PLACING must be made solely on the basis of publicly available information. Such information is not the responsibility of and has not been independently verified by TEPE INSAAT OR SERA YAPI (OR ANY AFFILIATE THEREOF) or CREDIT SUISSE securities (EUROPE) LIMITED or any of ITS affiliates.

CREDIT SUISSE secuities (EUROPE) LIMITED IS AUTHORISED BY THE PRUDENTIAL REGULATION AUTHORITY ("PRA") AND REGULATED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM BY THE PRA AND FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY, AND IS ACTING EXCLUSIVELY FOR TEPE INSAAT AND SERA YAPI IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLACING. credit suisse securities (europe) limited WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO ANYONE OTHER THAN TEPE INSAAT and sera yapi FOR PROVIDING THE PROTECTIONS OFFERED TO its CLIENTs, NOR will credit suisse securities (europe) limited be responsible FOR PROVIDING ADVICE IN RELATION TO THE PLACING OR ANY TRANSACTION, MATTER OR ARRANGEMENT REFERRED TO IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

In connection with the offering of the placing shares, CREDIT SUISSE Securities (EUROPE) LIMITED or any of its affiliates may take up a portion of the placing shares as a principal position and in that capacity may retain, purchase or sell for their own accounts such securities.  In addition they may enter into financing arrangements and swaps with investors in connection with which they may from time to time acquire, hold or dispose of the placing shares.  They do not intend to disclose the extent of any such investment or transactions otherwise than in accordance with any legal or regulatory obligation to do so.


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