Augsburg, October 4, 2023 – Today, RENK Group AG and its shareholder Rebecca BidCo S.à r.l., a holding company majority owned by the “Triton V” fund belonging to the investment firm Triton, decided to postpone the planned IPO of RENK Group AG. In the past days, the market environment has clouded noticeably.
The start of trading in RENK Group AG shares in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange had been scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 2023. The option of an IPO at a later date is under consideration by the company and the shareholder.
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The securities may be offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act, and outside the United States in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. There currently is, and there will be no public offer of securities in the United States. The securities may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa, subject to certain exceptions.
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This announcement contains “forward-looking statements”.
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There are a number of factors that could cause actual results, performance and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to RENK or their respective affiliates, or any persons acting on their behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the factors referred to above. No assurances can be given that the forward-looking statements in this document will be realized. Any forward-looking statements are made of the date of this announcement.