DONG Energy A/S (‘DONG Energy’) (NASDAQ OMX: DENERG), has received the following information from New Energy Investment S.à.r.l. (‘NEI’):
- NEI has agreed to sell 26,500,000 existing shares in DONG Energy, equivalent to 6.3% of the outstanding shares and voting rights in DONG Energy to institutional investors at a price of DKK 245 per share, pursuant to an accelerated bookbuild offering (the ‘Transaction’). NEI is a Luxembourg company indirectly owned by entities under the control of the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
- Following settlement of the Transaction, NEI will hold 29,444,742 shares in DONG Energy corresponding to 7.0% of the outstanding shares in DONG Energy.
- NEI has agreed to a 90-day lock-up period from yesterday, subject to waiver with the prior written consent of the majority in number of the managers conducting the bookbuilding process and to certain customary exceptions.
DONG Energy will not receive any proceeds from the Transaction.