- Minimum acceptance threshold reached
- Final results to be published tonight
Frankfurt / Munich, 18 August 2017 – Nidda Healthcare Holding AG, a holding company controlled by funds advised by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP (“Bain Capital”) and by Cinven Partners LLP (“Cinven”), has acquired above 63 percent of all outstanding shares of STADA Arzneimittel AG (“STADA” or the “Company”) during the acceptance period which ended on 16 August 2017. Therefore the minimum acceptance threshold has been reached and all offer conditions have been fulfilled.
Dwight Poler and Michael Siefke, Managing Directors at Bain Capital, said: “We are pleased that the required majority of STADA’s shareholders has decided to accept our very attractive second Takeover Offer. This confirms that the decision to relaunch the offer was in the best interest of the Company and its shareholders. We thank the STADA Management and Supervisory Boards as well as the Advisory Board for their strong level of support, which has been instrumental in reaching this goal.”
Supraj Rajagopalan and Bruno Schick, Partners at Cinven, said: “Following the successful closing of the transaction, we look forward to strengthening further STADA’s existing operations as well as growing the Company’s position as a global pharmaceutical business. Bain Capital and Cinven are committed to adding significant value to STADA including investment in organic growth and expansion through acquisitions. Building on STADA’s highly qualified employees, strong brands and market opportunities, we look forward to initiating the next phase of the Company’s development.”
Pursuant to section 16 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz), shareholders who have not yet tendered their shares can accept the Offer during the two weeks mandatory additional acceptance period, which starts with the publication of the final results pursuant to section 23 para 1. sentence 1 no. 2 the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz).
The offer document and all other information about the second Takeover Offer are available on the following website: www.niddahealthcare-angebot.de