EVLI PLC STOCK EXCHANGE PRESS RELEASE APRIL 2, 2022 AT 4:00 PM. eet
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Evli Bank Plc and Fellow Finance Plc announced on July 14, 2021 that they have agreed in a combination agreement to an agreement whereby Evli Bank will partially spin-off into a new asset management group Evli Plc (“Evli“) (the “Split”) which will be listed and a company which will provide banking services for Evli Bank Plc and into which Fellow Finance Plc will merge (the “Merger”).
The Split and Merger have been registered with the commercial register maintained by the Finnish Patent and Registry Office effective April 2, 2022. Following the completion of the Split Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd (“Nasdaq Helsinki”) approved the application for admission of the class B shares of Evli. Trading of the 9,364,289 class B shares of Evli to be admitted to official listing on Nasdaq Helsinki under the code EVLI (ISIN code: FI4000513437) will begin on April 4, 2022.
The Evli shares issued in consideration for the demerger were registered in the registered accounts of Evli shareholders today, April 2, 2022. The beneficiaries of the shares in consideration for the demerger will be able to exchange the Evli category B shares as of Monday April 4, 2022.
Further information :
Juho Mikola, Chief Financial Officer, Evli Plc, tel. +358 40 717 8888, [email protected]
Evli in a nutshell
We see wealth as a driver of progress. We draw on our heritage, vast expertise and Nordic values to grow and manage the wealth of institutions, businesses and individuals responsibly.
We are the leading asset manager in Finland*, offering a wide range of services including mutual fund, asset management and capital markets services, alternative investment products, stock, design and administration of stock plans and corporate finance services. Responsible investing is integrated into every investment decision and our expertise is widely recognized by our clients. Evli has the best Finnish expertise in responsible investing.**
Evli Group employs approximately 290 professionals and Evli has a total of €17.5 billion in client assets under management (net 12/2021). Evli Plc B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.
*Kantar Prospera External Asset Management Finland 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, Kantar Prospera Private Banking 2019, 2020 Finland **SFR Scandinavian Financial Research Institutional Investment Services Finland 2021
Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, major media, www.evli.com
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