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Wednesday 02 October, 2019

RM2 International SA

Issuance of Shares, Director Shareholdings and TVR

RNS Number : 4272O
RM2 International SA
02 October 2019
 

2 October 2019

RM2 International S.A.
("RM2" or the "Company")

 

Issuance and Transfer of Shares, Director Shareholdings, Total Voting Rights

 

RM2 today announces that, following the approval received at the General Meeting of Shareholders held on 31 July 2019, the third instalment of the First Tranche Placing has now completed through the issuance of 50,000,000 new Ordinary Shares (the "Third Instalment Shares") to Richard Cashin at the Placing Price for $1,000,000. Immediately following issuance of the Third Instalment Shares, and pre the transfers described in the below paragraph, but post the transfers referred to in the Company's announcement dated 2 September 2019 which have now completed, Richard Cashin's holding stands at 128,947,441 Ordinary Shares.  This issuance of shares completes the First Tranche Placing.

 

As previously announced, Richard Cashin is expected to be on-selling at the Placing Price (i) 5,000,000 of the Third Instalment Shares to The Accommodation Trust (a family vehicle of R. Ian Molson, the Company's Chairman) and (ii) 5,419,646 of the Third Instalment Shares to Polygon Global Partners LLP. Upon settlement of these two transfers, Richard Cashin's holding will stand at 118,527,795 Ordinary Shares.

 

The table below sets out the positions of the Company's Significant Shareholders (as defined in the AIM Rules) following the issuance of the Third Instalment Shares and upon settlement of the two transfers described above, as well as those expected positions following the issue of the Second Tranche Placing Shares (assuming the Conditions are met).


Holding of Ordinary Shares*

% of currently issued share capital*

Holding of Ordinary Shares after admission of Second Tranche Placing Shares*

Holding of Ordinary Shares after admission of Second Tranche Placing Shares*

Richard Cashin

118,527,795

62.3%

234,756,357

69.0%

Woodford Investment Management, LLP, acting on behalf of funds under its management

23,720,250

12.5%

23,720,250

7.0%

Polygon Global Partners LLP

17,775,829

9.3%

34,034,767

10.0%

R. Ian Molson and

associated Family Trusts

17,448,499

9.2%

32,448,499

9.5%

 

* The figures stated above assume the completion of the transfers to The Accommodation Trust and Polygon Global Partners LLP described herein, that both the First Tranche Placing and the Second Tranche Placing are completed and that there are no other changes to the Company's issued share capital between today's date and the completion of the Second Tranche Placing.

Total Voting Rights

Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of the 50,000,000 Third Instalment Shares to trading on AIM, which is expected to occur at 8.00 a.m. on 7 October 2019.  Application for the admission of subsequent instalments of Placing Shares is expected to be made such that admission to trading on AIM will shortly follow the issuance of each instalment of Placing Shares.

 

Following the issue of the Third Instalment Shares, the Company's issued share capital will be comprised of 190,347,671 Ordinary Shares, of which 193,500 Ordinary Shares are held by the Company as nonvoting treasury stock ("Treasury Shares").  The total number of voting rights in the Company is calculated as the number of outstanding Ordinary Shares less Treasury Shares, which results in a total voting rights figure of 190,154,171.  Shareholders may use this figure of 190,154,171 as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules and the Company's articles.

 

Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Company's RNS issued on 22 July 2019.

 

For further information:

 

RM2 International S.A.

Kevin Mazula, Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Francois Blouvac, Chief Financial Officer   

 

 

 

Strand Hanson Limited (Nominated & Financial Adviser and Broker)

James Spinney / Ritchie Balmer / James Bellman

 

 

 

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR").

 

Notes to Editors

 

RM2 International S.A. specialises in smart pallet development, manufacture, supply and management to establish a leading presence in global pallet supply and improve the supply chain of manufacturing and distribution businesses through the effective and efficient use and management of composite pallets.  It is quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the symbol RM2.L.  For further information, please visit www.rm2.com.


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