Thu, 22 Mar 2007 18:14:12
DGAP-Ad-hoc: Nemetschek AG: Public offer to Graphisoft shareholders now completed successfully
Nemetschek AG / Offer
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Munich / Budapest, March 22, 2007 – After completion of the public offer
submitted to the Graphisoft shareholders, Nemetschek now owns 90.6 percent
of the shares of Graphisoft SE (ISIN HU0000080767). The offer was well
received, as expected, after endorsement by the Graphisoft management on
February 1, 2007. Shareholders transferred 3.85 million shares during the
acceptance period. This represents 36.3 percent of the total 10.6 million
Graphisoft shares. Nemetschek now has 93.7 percent of the voting rights in
Nemetschek has already had a majority interest of 54.3 percent in
Graphisoft since December 31, 2006. Due to legal regulations, Nemetschek
submitted a public takeover offer on the same terms (2.273 HUF per share,
which corresponds to 9 euros per share) for the Graphisoft shareholders.
The offer ran from February 4 to March 21, 2007. The purchase price will be
paid within 5 business days. The trading agents for the transaction are
WestLB Hungaria Zrt. and Erste Befektetesi Zrt. (member of Erste Bank
group), while Rein and Partners Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer acted as the
legal advisor for the transaction.
The Nemetschek Group is a leading international IT company in the AEC
sector (Architecture, Engineering, Construction). The software company
develops integrated solutions for the complete life cycle of buildings and
real estate – from building design and construction through to facility
management. The company’s products are currently used by more than 270,000
companies in 142 countries and in 16 languages to optimize the complete
building creation and management process in terms of quality, cost and
time. Nemetschek was founded in 1963 by Prof. Nemetschek and has more than
1,000 employees worldwide (2007).
Tel. +49 89 – 9 27 93 1219
Fax +49 89 – 9 27 93 5404
Issuer: Nemetschek AG
81829 München Deutschland
Phone: +49 (0)89 92 793-0
Fax: +49 (0)89 927 93-5200
Listed: Geregelter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin-Bremen, Stuttgart, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf
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