cyan AG: IPO issue price set at EUR 23.00 per share
cyan AG / Key word(s): IPO
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Munich, March 23, 2018 - cyan AG, a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions for mobile and fixed line network operators, internet services, and the financial sector, as well as their respective end customers, has set the issue price for its IPO at EUR 23.00 per share. The price is thus at the upper end of the previously announced range of EUR20.00 to EUR23.00 per share. At the set placement price, the cyan AG IPO was 2.7 times subscribed.
In all, the cyan AG flotation comprises a placement of 1,200,000 shares from a capital increase, plus an additional allocation ("greenshoe option") of a further 180,000 shares to be created from an as yet still to be exercised capital increase from the company's approved capital. All 1,380,000 of the shares offered to investors have been placed. The total placement volume, inclusive of the greenshoe option, thus amounts to some EUR 31.7 million.
The proceeds from the IPO will primarily serve to finance the full acquisition of Cyan Security Group GmbH, which acts as a holding for the operational units of the cyan Group, and in which cyan AG currently owns a stake of 51 per cent.
Additionally, the proceeds from the share offering shall also be used to realize organic and external growth potentials designed to strengthen the competitive position of cyan AG in the European market.
Trading in cyan AG shares is expected to commence on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's Scale segment on March 28, 2018. Shares have been assigned ISIN DE000A2E4SV8 and German securities identification code (WKN) A2E4SV.
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Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers Aktiengesellschaft and MAINFIRST BANK AG are acting as joint IPO bookrunners.
About cyan AG
cyan is a leading European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions with more than 25 years of experience in the area of IT security. cyan's holding company is based in Munich, Germany. The main business areas of the company are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers (MNO, ISP), mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), the insurance and financial services sector and government institutions. cyan's solutions can easily be integrated into the existing infrastructure of business partners and introduced to the market via a revenue share model. In addition, data protection is assured through full integration into the customer's own network environment. Further information is available at www.cyansecurity.com.
cyan operates its own research and development center and maintains close links to universities, international research institutes, security organizations, financial institutions and social organizations. This close collaboration ensures the early recognition of trends and technical developments for integration into cyan's products.
Further information available at www.cyansecurity.com
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This announcement is not a prospectus. Potential investors should not purchase or subscribe for any securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of the information contained in the prospectus to be issued by the Company in connection with the public offering of such securities (including any supplements thereto). Copies of such prospectus will, following approval by the German federal financial supervisory agency (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht - BaFin) and publication, be available free of charge at the offices of cyan AG, Munich, Germany, as well as, for viewing in electronic form, on the websites of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (http://www.boerse-frankfurt.de) and the Company.
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