Corio N.V. ("Corio" or the "Company") announces that it has successfully raised 258 million through an accelerated bookbuild offering (the "Offering") of 7,940,575 shares (the "Shares") with institutional investors at a price of 32.50 per share.
The Offering comprised 6,942,093 newly issued shares and 998,482 shares held by the Company in its own capital.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to take advantage of attractive acquisition opportunities in Corio's home markets, further strengthen the balance sheet and for general corporate purposes.
Allocation of the Shares has taken place on 4 June 2009 and payment for and delivery of the Shares will take place on 9 June 2009, at which date the newly issued shares are expected to be admitted to listing on Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext and Euronext Paris by NYSE Euronext.
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd. acted as Joint Bookrunners of the Offering.