Exercise of the over-allotment option in the IPO of Gränges and end of stabilisation period

07 Nov 2014 | GROUP RELEASE

Carnegie Investment Bank AB and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (jointly the “Banks”) have today notified Gränges AB (publ) (“Gränges”) and Orkla Industriinvesteringar AB (“Orkla”) that the over-allotment option has been exercised in full in respect of 6,717,500 shares in Gränges and that the stabilisation period has ended.

In connection with the initial public offering of Gränges, Orkla granted the Banks an over-allotment option of up to 6,717,500 shares to be used to cover the so-called over-allotment of shares. During the stabilisation period, which ran from October 10, 2014 until today, stabilisation has been carried at the prices specified below. The Banks have exercised the over-allotment option in full in respect of 6,717,500 shares.

Following the exercise of the over-allotment option Orkla will hold 23,138,286 shares in Gränges, corresponding to an ownership of approximately 31 percent of Gränges’ share capital.

Stabilisation prices per day

October 10, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 13, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 15, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 16, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 17, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 20, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 23, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 24, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 27, 2014 SEK 42.50
October 28, 2014 SEK 42.50

For further information, please contact:
Johan Menckel, CEO of Gränges, tel: +46 733 99 34 19

Pernilla Grennfelt, Director Communications and IR of Gränges, tel: +46 702 90 99 55

About Gränges
Gränges is a leading global supplier of rolled products for producers of brazed aluminum heat exchangers. The Company develops, produces and markets highly advanced materials that enhance both the production economy of the customer manufacturing process as well as the performance of the final product, the brazed heat exchanger. Gränges has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden and operates in three geographical regions: Europe, Asia and the Americas. The Company operates production, research and development facilities in Finspång and Shanghai with total annual capacity of approximately 210,000 metric tonnes. The Company was originally founded in 1896, and the current operation was started in 1972 when the Company started to develop brazed heat exchanger material. Gränges has approximately 950 employees, and in 2013 the Company had net sales of SEK 4,642 million. For more information about Gränges, please visit

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