Volkswagen’s Public Offer for Scania
Volkswagen’s offer for Scania: offer document made public
14 March 2014
On 21 February 2014, Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (“Volkswagen”) announced a public offer to the shareholders of Scania Aktiebolag (“Scania”) to tender all shares in Scania to Volkswagen at a price of SEK 200 in cash per share, regardless of share class (the “Offer”).
The offer document relating to the Offer has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. Finansinspektionen). The offer document has been made public today and is available on Volkswagen’s website www.volkswagenag.com/ir and on SEB’s website www.sebgroup.com/prospectuses, and will be available on the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority’s website www.fi.se. The acceptance form related to the Offer can be found on the first two of these websites. A copy of the offer document and a pre-printed acceptance form will be mailed to all direct-registered shareholders of Scania as of 14 March 2014, except for those domiciled in the excluded countries (see above). The offer document and the acceptance form may also be requested free of charge by telephone +46 10 212 22 08.
Acceptance period and settlement
The acceptance period of the Offer starts on 17 March 2014 and ends on 25 April 2014. Settlement is expected to commence on or about 5 May 2014.
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