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29 October 2018
Stillfront gives conditional notice for early redemption of outstanding bond loan
Stillfront Group AB (publ) (“Stillfront”) has today given a conditional notice to the holders of its outstanding SEK 500 million senior secured bonds due 2020 (the “Bonds”) that it has exercised its option for the early redemption of the Bonds in full.
The redemption date (the “Early Redemption Date”) on which the redemption will occur will be the date falling no later than 10 business days after pricing of the proposed new bond issue referred to in Stillfront’s press release dated 25 October 2018 (the “New Bond Issue”).
The Notes will be redeemed at an amount equal to the sum of 103.75 per cent. of the Nominal Amount and any accrued but unpaid interest.
The early redemption of the Bonds is stated to be conditional on a successful pricing in respect of the New Bond Issue for the purpose of refinancing the Bonds (the “Condition”).
The record date for holders of the Bonds subject to the early redemption (the “Record Date”) shall be the date falling 5 business days prior to the Early Redemption Date. In conjunction with the early redemption, the Bonds will be delisted from the corporate bond list at NASDAQ Stockholm.
The specific date of the Early Redemption Date, along with the related Record Date, will be notified to the holders of the Bonds in connection with the public announcement of the pricing of the New Bond Issue.
If the Condition is not satisfied on or prior to 30 November 2018, the Notice of Redemption shall lapse and cease to be effective and the Bonds will remain outstanding and interest will continue to accrue in accordance with the terms thereof.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Jörgen Larsson, CEO
Phone: +46 703 211 800
Sten Wranne, CFO
Phone: +46 705 851 258
Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers and distributors of digital games – with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through ten near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta, Simutronics in the United States, Babil Games in UAE and Jordan, eRepublik in Ireland and Romania, OFM Studios in Germany, Goodgame Studios in Germany and Imperia Online, Bulgaria. Stillfront’s games are distributed globally. The main markets are Germany, the United States, France, UK and MENA. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com.
Stillfront’s portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel and Unravel Two are widely acclaimed console games developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Siege: Titan Wars(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics. Nida Harb III and Admiral are mobile strategy games with very strong player bases, which are published by Babil Games. World at War: WW2 and War and Peace: Civil War are successful mobile strategy games developed and published by eRepublik Labs. Online Fussball Manager is a leading sports management game. EMPIRE and BIG FARM are major brands operated by Goodgame Studios. Imperia Online, is a MMO strategy game published on both browser and mobile platforms by Imperia Online.
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The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 17:30 CET on 29 October 2018.
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This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute a prospectus or any offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security in the United States or any other jurisdiction. Any securities that may be issued in connection with the transactions referred to in this announcement will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and accordingly will not be offered or sold in the United States.
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