LLB holds 99.69 % in Bank Linth
Vaduz, 6 May 2022. Following the expiry of the additional acceptance period of the successful public tender offer for all publicly held shares of Bank Linth LLB AG, the Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG (LLB) has published the provisional final result. Its shareholding amounts to 99.69 %.
Provisional final result of the public tender offer
On 5 May 2022, the additional acceptance period of the successful public tender offer expired. Taking into account the Bank Linth shares held by the offeror at the expiry of the additional acceptance period and the Bank Linth shares tendered, the LLB's shareholding as of the end of the additional acceptance period on 5 May 2022 amounts to a total of 99.69 % of all Bank Linth shares listed as of 5 May 2022, subject to settlement of the offer.
Of the total 189'156 Bank Linth shares tendered, a gratifying 38.46 % have been declared for the partial exchange offer into LLB shares with a cash component and 61.54 % for the full cash settlement. This means that 363’785 LLB shares will accrue to the former Bank Linth shareholders. This corresponds to 1.18 % of all outstanding LLB shares. The LLB will acquire these shares from its majority shareholder, the Principality of Liechtenstein, on 13 May 2022. The shareholding of the majority shareholder in the LLB will be reduced accordingly from 57.47 % to 56.29 %. The transaction is expected to be settled on 18 May 2022. The free float of LLB shares will increase to 37.27 % as of 18 May 2022.
Details of the provisional final result can be viewed at www.llb.li/kaufangebot.
Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG (LLB) is the longest established financial institute in the Principality of Liechtenstein. The majority of the company’s share capital is held by the Principality of Liechtenstein. LLB’s shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: LLBN). The LLB Group offers its clients comprehensive wealth management services, as a universal bank, in private banking, asset management and fund services. With 1'056 employees (full-time equivalent positions), LLB is represented in Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Austria and the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). As per 31 December 2021, the business volume of the LLB Group stood at CHF 106 billion.
- 10 May 2022, ex-dividend date
- 12 May 2022, distribution of dividend
- 18 May 2022, provisional completion of public purchase offer
- 24 August 2022, presentation of 2022 interim business result
Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG
Dr. Cyrill Sele
Head of Group Corporate Communications & Sustainability
Telephone +423 236 80 99
Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG's public tender offer for all publicly held shares of Bank Linth LLB AG (the Offer) will not be made, directly or indirectly, in any country or jurisdiction in which such offer would be unlawful or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation or which would require Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG to make any amendment to the terms or conditions of the Offer, to make any additional application to, or to take any additional action with respect to, any governmental, regulatory or legal authority. It is not and will not be intended to extend the Offer to any such country or jurisdiction. Documents relating to the Offer may not be distributed in, or sent to, any such country or jurisdiction. Such documents may not be used for the purpose of soliciting purchases of Bank Linth AG securities by any person or entity resident or incorporated in such country or jurisdiction.
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