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Fugro shareholders approve proposed c. EUR 250 million equity offering

Access to this information is limited to persons resident and physically present in the Netherlands and to authorized persons who are resident and physically present in other jurisdictions outside the United States, Canada, Japan or Australia.

At today's extraordinary general meeting, Fugro's shareholders granted the requested approvals needed to execute the proposed approximately EUR 250 million equity offering consisting of an approximately EUR 53.3 million cornerstone placement and an approximately EUR 196.7 million rights issue.

30 Nov 2020   15:15 CET
Leidschendam, the Netherlands

At the time of the rights issue launch, further details including the issue price, number of shares to be issued and the timeline shall be published. The cornerstone placement will take place ahead of the rights issue launch.

In addition, Fugro's shareholders appointed Sjoerd Vollebregt as member of the Supervisory Board. He has joined the Supervisory Board as from today, for a period ending at the close of Fugro's annual general meeting in 2024.

Cautionary Statement

Neither this announcement nor any part of it is an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any securities issued by Fugro N.V. (the “Company”) in the United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia or any other jurisdiction. 

The information in this announcement does not contain or constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities of the Company in any jurisdiction. Subject to certain limited exceptions, neither this announcement nor any part of it is for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United States of America, (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia) (the “United States”). Any securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered, sold, pledged, taken up, exercised, resold, renounced, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. There is no intention to register any securities referred to herein in the United States or to make a public offering of such securities in the United States.

This announcement does not constitute a prospectus within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, as amended, and does not constitute an offer to acquire securities. Any offer to acquire the securities referred to herein will be made, and any investor should make his investment, solely on the basis of information that will be contained in the prospectus to be made generally available in the Netherlands in connection with such offering. When made generally available, copies of the prospectus may be obtained free of charge through the website of the Company.

In the United Kingdom, this announcement and any other materials in relation to the securities described herein is only being distributed to, and is only directed at, persons who are “qualified investors” (as defined in the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, as amended) who are (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended, the “Order”), or (ii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order or (iii) persons to whom it would otherwise be lawful to distribute them, all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”. Persons who are not Relevant Persons should not take any action on the basis of this announcement and should not act or rely on it.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements, which reflect the Company’s current views, expectations, assumptions and information regarding future events and financial and operational development. Without limitation, any statements including words such as “intend”, “expect”, “anticipate”, "target", “may”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate” and other expressions which imply indications or predictions of future development or trends, and which are not based on historical facts, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements inherently involve both known and unknown risks and uncertainties as they depend on future events and circumstances. Forward-looking statements do not guarantee future results or development and the actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements. Neither the Company nor any of its affiliates assumes any obligations to update any forward-looking statements.


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