Placement of Euronext Ex-Right Shares in the Context of the Announced Rights Offer

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Placement of Euronext Ex-Right Shares in the Context of the Announced Rights Offer

Placement of Euronext Ex-Right Shares in the Context of the Announced Rights Offer
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PLACEMENT OF EURONEXT EX-RIGHT SHARES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ANNOUNCED RIGHTS OFFER

Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, Milan, Oslo and Paris – 30 April 2021 – Euronext has been informed of the successful completion of a placement of ex-right shares in Euronext by two of its main shareholders, Euroclear SA/NV and Société Fédérale de Participations et d’Investissement/Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij (“SFPI-FPIM”). This transaction aims at financing their subscription to the Euronext rights offer (the “Rights Offer”) announced on 29 April 2021.

As indicated in the Rights Offer documentation, Euroclear and SFPI-FPIM intended to participate in the Rights Offer in a cash neutral transaction by selling part of their shares and/or rights in order to raise sufficient cash proceeds (less costs and expenses and any taxes arising on such sales) to cover the cost of taking up rights in the Rights Offer exclusively with the proceeds of the placement. Both have committed to Euronext to apply those net proceeds to subscribe and pay for offer shares in the Rights Offer by exercising rights granted to them.

After the settlement and delivery of the Rights Offer, Euroclear SA/NV and SFPI-FPIM are expected to own respectively 5.6% and 3.2% of the Euronext share capital and will continue to be part of the Reference Shareholder group, and remain committed to support the long-term growth strategy of Euronext.

In connection with the Rights Offer, Euroclear SA/NV and SFPI-FPIM have undertaken that, subject to certain exceptions, that they will not dispose of any Euronext shares for a period ending 90 days after the settlement of the Rights Offer.

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Investor Relations:
Aurélie Cohen – Chief Communications and Investor Relations Officer                +33 1 70 48 24 17
Clément Kubiak – Investor Relations Manager                                +33 1 70 48 24 33; ir@euronext.com   

Media:
Aurélie Cohen - Chief Communications and Investor Relations Officer +33 1 70 48 24 45; mediateam@euronext.com    

        

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Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting local economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With close to 1,900 listed issuers worth €5.6 trillion in market capitalisation as of end March 2021, it has an unmatched blue chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates Euronext Growth® and Euronext Access®, a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs. Euronext provides custody and settlement services through central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal.
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