DOF ASA News
Expiry of subscription period
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Storebø, Norway, 31 October 2011
The subscription period in DOF ASA’s repair offering expires at 17:30 (CET) today, 31 October 2011.
Any subscription rights that are not used to subscribe for new shares, prior to 17:30 (CET) on 31 October 2011, will lapse without compensation to the holder and be of no value to the holder.
Holders of subscription rights must, in order to subscribe for new shares, submit a correctly completed subscription form by fax to Pareto Securities AS (fax no. +47 22 83 49 09) or Nordea Issuer Services (fax no. +47 22 48 63 49).
Subscribers who are Norwegian citizens may also subscribe for shares through the VPS online subscription system or by following the link on www.paretosec.no or www.nordea.no/dof, which will direct the subscriber to the VPS online system.
Please refer to the prospectus dated 14 October 2011 for further information or contact:
Mons S. Aase, CEO
Tel: + 47 91 66 10 12
Hilde Drønen, CFO
Tel: +47 91 66 10 09
This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States or any other country. The securities referred to herein have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not be sold in the United States absent registration or pursuant to an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act. DOF does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States. Any offering of securities will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from DOF and that will contain detailed information about the company and the management, as well as financial statements. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would require registration or other measures.
In any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any member State, the "Prospectus Directive"), this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive, i.e. only to investors who can receive the offer without an approved prospectus in such EEA Member State.
This announcement is only directed at (a) persons who are outside the United Kingdom; or (b) investment professionals within the meaning of Article 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order"); or (c) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order; or (d) persons to whom any invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity can be communicated in circumstances where Section 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 does not apply.