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Friday 12 June, 2020

Frasers Group PLC

Strategic Investment in Hugo Boss AG

RNS Number : 8733P
Frasers Group PLC
12 June 2020
 

Date: 12 June 2020

 

Frasers Group Plc

("Frasers Group" or the "Company")

 

 

Strategic Investment in Hugo Boss AG

 

Frasers Group plc is pleased to announce that, consistent with its long-standing strategy of taking strategic investments, it has recently acquired the following interests in the common stock of Hugo Boss AG:

 

o 120,000 shares of common stock, representing 0.2% of Hugo Boss's total share capital

o 140,000 shares of common stock via contracts for difference, representing 0.2% of Hugo Boss's total share capital

o 3,290,000 shares of common stock via the sale of put options, representing 4.7% of Hugo Boss's total share capital

 

After taking into account the premium it will receive under the put options, Frasers Group's maximum aggregate exposure in connection with its acquired interests in Hugo Boss is approximately €108m (c.GBP £97m)

 

This investment reflects Frasers Group's growing relationship with Hugo Boss and belief in Hugo Boss' long-term future. Frasers Group intends to be a supportive stakeholder and create value in the interests of both Frasers Group's and Hugo Boss' shareholders.

 

 

Ends.

 

 

Frasers Group Plc   T. 0344 245 9200

Tom Piper, Company Secretary   E. [email protected]

 

 


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