- Shareholders support growth course of the Executive Board
- Technology acquisition contributes to expansion of cloud business
The shareholders of EASY SOFTWARE AG (WKN: 563400, ISIN: DE0005634000) subscribed to all 1,039,039 new shares by exercising their subscription and oversubscription options. The capital increase was fully placed at a placement price of EUR 4.81 per share. As of January 1st, 2018, the new shares are entitled to dividends.
The issuing proceeds of around EUR 5.0 million serve to finance part of the purchase price for the shares in Apinauten GmbH acquired by the company. By taking over Apinauten GmbH, EASY SOFTWARE AG has taken a strategically important step towards expanding its cloud business. This technology acquisition marks the next milestone in the growth strategy of EASY SOFTWARE AG.
“Taking over Apinauten GmbH enables us to significantly accelerate the innovation speed of our customers,” says Dieter Weißhaar, CEO of EASY SOFTWARE AG. He adds: “ApiOmat makes digitizing business processes easy, fast, and scalable.”
When exercising the subscription rights to subscribe 765.167 shares and thus a subscription rate of around 73 percent, 273.872 shares were available for oversubscription. A total 4.782.925 shares were registered for oversubscription. At 5.548.092 shares, capital increase was significantly oversubscribed.
“The significantly oversubscribed capital increase without markdown is a clear confirmation from our shareholders to support EASY SOFTWARE AG towards a profitable growth as part of our EASY 21 strategy.” comments Weißhaar.