Paris – 16 July 2014 – EnterNext, the Euronext subsidiary dedicated to promoting and growing the market for SMEs , today congratulated Lucibel, a company specialising in LED technology lighting solutions, on its listing on Alternext Paris.
Founded in August 2008, Lucibel designs, produces and sells innovative lighting solutions incorporating LED (Light-Emitting Diode) technology for professional sites including offices, hospitals and clinics, schools, businesses and restaurants. In 2012 the company was named “Europe’s Most Innovative Cleantech Company” by GP Bullhound, and in 2013 it joined the “Global Cleantech 100”, a list of the world’s 100 most promising privately-owned cleantech companies.
Lucibel (ticker code: ALUCI) was listed through the admission to trading of the 7,546,201 shares making up its equity, including 535,939 new shares issued in a private placement with qualified investors that raised a total of €7.6 million.
The admission and issue price of Lucibel shares was set at €14.25 per share. Market capitalisation was around €107 million on the day of listing.
“We are delighted to welcome Lucibel to Alternext Paris. Listing offers an exceptional growth opportunity for this LED lighting specialist: it will boost Lucibel’s visibility, both in France and on international markets, and thus expand its pool of investors. This new listing of a cleantech company also demonstrates once again the broad range of industries represented on our markets,” said Eric Forest, Chairman and CEO of EnterNext.
Frédéric Granotier, Chairman and CEO of Lucibel, noted: “Listing is a major step in Lucibel’s growth strategy and also recognises our employees’ achievements to date. LED technology has revolutionised the lighting market, and by boosting our financial resources and visibility, listing will help us become a key international player in this market.”