Borealis will hold 75.05% of the shares in Rosier upon closing of the initial acceptance period and announces a reopening of the bid
Today, Borealis announces that 46,368 Rosier shares were tendered in the framework of the mandatory public takeover bid launched by Borealis on 2 September 2013 on all Rosier shares which are not already held by Borealis. This represents 42.15% of the total number of Rosier shares to which the public takeover bid relates. The publication of the results in the financial press, in accordance with article 32 juncto article 57 of the Royal Decree of 27 April 2007 on public takeover bids, takes place on 9 October 2013.
The payment of the shares which were offered during the initial acceptance period is scheduled to take place on 11 October 2013.
After the initial acceptance period, Borealis will hold 191,368 shares or 75.05% of the shares issued by Rosier.
Borealis will voluntarily reopen the bid from 14 October 2013 to 28 October 2013 (inclusive). The payment of the shares which will be tendered during the voluntary reopening is scheduled on 5 November 2013.
The prospectus (with the memorandum in reply attached as an annex), the acceptance form and the supplement may be obtained free of charge at the counters of ING België NV, or by telephone (+32(0)2 464 60 01 (Dutch), +32(0)2 464 60 02 (French) and +32(0)2 464 60 04 (English)). An electronic version of the prospectus (with the memorandum in reply attached as an annex), the acceptance form and the supplement is also available on the internet at www.ing.be, www.rosier.eu and www.borealisgroup.com.