Following today’s end of the subscription period for the tender offer announced by AccorHotels on 26 November 2018 for the acquisition of 21,800,593 shares in Orbis S.A. constituting all of the shares AccorHotels did not already own in Orbis, AccorHotels received today the preliminary results of the Offer.
In accordance with the preliminary results of the Offer, investors submitted subscription for approximately 15.3 million shares in Orbis at an offer price of PLN95.0, for a total consideration of PLN1,450 million (i.e. EUR337 million) constituting approximately 33.1% of the share capital of Orbis.
The final number of shares in Orbis subscribed for in the Offer will be confirmed on the date of the share purchase transaction by AccorHotels, which will take place on Wednesday, 23 January 2019. The settlement of the shares by AccorHotels will take place on Monday, 28 January 2019.
Following the settlement of the Offer and subject to the final confirmation of the number of shares submitted by the investors in the Offer, AccorHotels will own, directly and indirectly, 85.8% of Orbis’ share capital.
AccorHotels strengthens the control on Orbis and consolidate its leadership in Central Europe. As announced on 26 November, the Group shall explore options to crystallize the value of Orbis’ asset portfolio.
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