Placing price for JK Wohnbau AG shares fixed at EUR 8.00 - issue significantly oversubscribed
- All 11,000,000 shares on offer (including greenshoe) subscribed for by institutional and private investors
- Gross issue proceeds of up to EUR 88.0 million serve continued growth
- Company aims for initial listing already on November 10, 2010
Together with the lead managing bank, quirin bank AG, JK Wohnbau AG has today fixed the placing price for the shares offered as part of the IPO at EUR 8.00. The price is accordingly at the upper end of the bookbuilding price range, due to high demand from investors both in Germany and abroad. The issue was oversubscribed.
As part of the public offering in Germany, as well as a private placement in the rest of Europe, 10,000,000 new ordinary bearer shares (individual share certificates) were placed. JK Wohnbau AG will receive gross issue proceeds of EUR 80 million as a result of the offering. The share capital of JK Wohnbau will rise accordingly from EUR 10,764,000 to EUR 20,764,000. Given the complete exercise of the greenshoe option - a further 1,000,000 shares from a capital increase from approved capital that has yet to be approved - the company would receive a further EUR 8.0 million, as a consequence of which the share capital would rise to EUR 21,764,000.
JK Wohnbau is endeavouring to bring forward the initial listing of the shares on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard segment) from November 11 to November 10, 2010.
- Additional information:
- ISIN: DE000A1E8H38
- WKN: A1E8H3
- Ticker symbol: JWB
- Listing applied for: Regulated Market / Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
- Registered office of the company: JK Wohnbau AG, Palais Leopold, Leopoldstrasse 8, 80802 Munich
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ISARIA Wohnbau AG
JK Group, which was founded in 1995, has developed into one of the leading real estate companies in Munich. The company is among the Top 3 Munich residential construction project developers, with a notary sales performance of around EUR 125 million in 2009. The company has positioned itself on the Munich residential real estate market through its clear focus on high-quality properties in good locations with concepts for superior target group requirements. JK Wohnbau AG focuses on business areas comprising the construction of new residential properties, and the privatisation of apartments, where existing properties are purchased, modernised and sold in individual residential units.