ABANKA d.d., Ljubljana
Announcement of the commencement of the search for investors
Pursuant to the provisions of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rules and valid legislation, Abanka d.d. hereby publishes:
Announcement of the commencement of the search for investors to acquire a portfolio of non-performing exposures with total claim value of cca €246 million
Abanka d.d., Slovenska 58, 1517 Ljubljana, Slovenia (the “Seller”) with support from its exclusive financial advisor, PwC Svetovanje d.o.o. (“PwC”), hereby announces the commencement of a search for investors to acquire a portfolio of European non-performing loans (the “Portfolio”). The Portfolio comprises well-diversified non-performing exposures of the Seller to different companies with a total claim value of app. €246 million. The process is currently in its initiation phase.
Interested investors may request additional information about participation in the sales process by contacting Petr Smutný (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Franci Tušek (email@example.com) at PwC. The Seller together with PwC reserve the right to request, at their own complete discretion, further information about a potential investor and its envisaged financing of the purchase prior to the inclusion of the investor in the sales process.
This announcement does not in any way create an obligation for the Seller to conclude any kind of agreement on the sale with any potential investor. Further, this announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to purchase, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase a Portfolio or any part of it, nor shall it or any part of it nor the fact of its release form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract or investment decision in relation to any securities issued by the Seller.
PwC is acting exclusively for the Seller in relation to the intended transaction and will not regard anyone other than the Seller as its client and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Seller for providing the protections afforded to the customers of PwC nor for providing advice in relation to any matter contained in this announcement or any matter or arrangement referred to in it.
This announcement will also be published on Abanka d.d.’s website as of 17 July 2017, and will be accessible for a period of no less than five years.
Management Board of Abanka d.d.