PUBLICATION OF PROSPECTUS IN CONNECTION WITH RIGHTS ISSUE IN KAPPAHL
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The Board of Directors in KappAhl AB (publ) ("KappAhl") has prepared a
prospectus regarding the rights issue which has been approved and registered by
the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. The prospectus is now available on
KappAhl's website www.kappahl.com/ir, Financial information. The prospectus will
also be available on Nordea's website www.nordea.se/placera and Swedbank's
The prospectus will be distributed to KappAhl's directly registered
shareholders, and can also be ordered from KappAhl via phone +46Â 31Â 771 55 00.
For further information, please contact:
Christian W. Jansson, President and Chief Executive Officer, tel.
+46 709 95 02 01
HÃ¥kan Westin, Chief Financial Officer, phone +46 704 71 56 64
For pictures and other information:
Annette BjÃ¶rklund, Head of public relations, phone +46 704 71 55 42, e-mail
KappAhl is a leading Nordic fashion chain with more than 370 stores and close to
4 900 co-workers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and the Czech Republic.
KappAhl designs, markets and sells value-for-money fashion and focus in
particular on women 30-50 years of age. During the financial year 2010/2011,
KappAhl had sales of close to SEK 5 billion, with an operating profit of SEK
222 million. KappAhl shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. In 1999,
KappAhl was the first fashion chain to receive environmental management standard
certification. Further information is available at www.kappahl.com.
KappAhl AB (publ) discloses the information provided here pursuant to the
Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The
information was submitted for publication on 15 November 2011 at 10.00 CET.
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acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or
other securities in KappAhl AB (publ). Any invitation to the persons concerned
to subscribe for shares in KappAhl AB (publ) will only be made through the
prospectus that KappAhl AB (publ) makes public today.
Neither of the subscription rights, the BTAs (interim shares) or the new shares
will be registered in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act
in Canada and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or
Canada or to persons resident there or on account of such persons other than in
such exceptional cases that do not require registration in accordance with the
Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada.
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