As previously announced, G & L Beijer completed the acquisition of Carrier Corporation’s refrigeration wholesale operations in Europe and South Africa. The acquisition was completed through G & L Beijer’s acquisition of all shares in PB Holdings Luxembourg S.a.r.l., General Frigorifique SAS and Delmo France SAS. Payment for the acquired operations was made through a non-cash issue of 358,710 class A shares and 8,437,429 class B shares in G & L Beijer to Carrier Corporation’s subsidiaries: Carrier Refrigeration ECR Holding Luxembourg S.a.r.l. and UTX Holdings SCS, resolved by the extraordinary General Meeting of G & L Beijer AB on 29 January 2009.
In order to enable the newly-issued shares to be entered for trading on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm a prospectus has been drawn up and registered with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority on 28 April 2009. The shares will be entered for trading from 4 May 2009.
Malmö, 28 April 2009
G & L Beijer AB (publ)
Board of Directors
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Telephone +46 40 – 35 89 00, Mobile +44 709-26 50 91
The information is such as G & L Beijer AB is obliged to publish in accordance with the legislation relating to the security market and/or trading with financial instruments. The information was issued for publication at 4.10 pm on 28 April 2009.