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Deutsche Annington offers shares in an accelerated bookbuilding

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE / Key word(s): Real Estate/IPO

09.07.2013 / 07:27




Deutsche Annington offers shares in an accelerated bookbuilding

Bookbuilding process is expected to take place today and tomorrow (9/10 July)

Institutional investors are offered shares in a price range of EUR 16.50 to EUR 17.00 per share

Placement volume including exercise of over-allotment option expected between EUR 575.0 million and EUR 592.4 million

Deutsche Annington expects to generate gross proceeds ranging from approximately EUR 400.0 million to EUR 412.1 million from the placement of the new shares

Free float of 15.5 per cent assuming full exercise of over-allotment option

First day of trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange expected to commence on 11 July 2013

Bochum, 9 July 2013 - Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE ('Deutsche Annington'), Germany's largest privately held residential real estate company in terms of portfolio value and number of units owned, and Monterey Holding I S.à r.l. (the 'Selling Shareholder'), together with the underwriting banks, have decided to offer new and existing shares of Deutsche Annington to institutional investors.

By way of an accelerated bookbuilding, a total of 34,848,485 shares will be offered, including 24,242,425 new shares from capital increases, 6,060,606 shares from the holdings of the Selling Shareholder, and 4,545,454 shares from the Selling Shareholder to cover a potential over-allotment (the 'Greenshoe Option'). The price range for the offering has been set at EUR 16.50 to EUR 17.00. Deutsche Annington expects to generate gross proceeds ranging from approximately EUR 400.0 million to EUR 412.1 million (corresponding with net proceeds ranging from approximately EUR 377.7 million to EUR 389.6 million) from the placement of the new shares. In total, the offering corresponds to a placement volume of EUR 575.0 million to EUR 592.4 million (assuming full exercise of the Greenshoe Option). Assuming the placement of the offered shares and the exercise of the Greenshoe Option in full, around 15.5 percent of the outstanding shares in Deutsche Annington (which are expected to amount to 224,242,425 shares after the registration of the consummation of the capital increases) will be in free float.

'We are pleased to re-launch the IPO process of Deutsche Annington today. While the implementation of our operating strategy continues well on track, a successful IPO enables us to accelerate the diversification of our funding,',says Rolf Buch, CEO of Deutsche Annington.

The bookbuilding process is expected to take place today and tomorrow (9/10 July 2013), and the price at which the offered shares will be placed is expected to be announced tomorrow (10 July 2013) by way of another ad hoc release. Trading in Deutsche Annington's shares on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is expected to commence on 11 July 2013 under the ticker symbol ANN.


About Deutsche Annington
Deutsche Annington is Germany's largest privately held residential real estate company in terms of portfolio value and number of units owned. As of 31 March 2013, Deutsche Annington owned more than 180,000 residential units with an aggregate fair value of EUR 10.4 billion. Deutsche Annington operates nationwide with the majority of its portfolio being situated in the old German Federal States (Alte Bundesländer) including Berlin. Deutsche Annington is headquartered in Bochum and employs about 2,400 employees.

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