Growens S.p.A. completes the purchase of 100% of Contactlab S.p.A.
Growens S.p.A. (GROW), a company admitted to trading on the multilateral trading facility Euronext Growth Milan and operating in the cloud marketing technology field, has announced today the closing of the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Contactlab S.p.A., primary Italian player in the cloud marketing services, following the press release issued on April 4, 2022.
Milan, 4 May, 2022 – Growens S.p.A. – GROW (the “Company” or the “Issuer” or “Growens”), a company admitted to trading on the multilateral trading facility Euronext Growth Milan and operating in the cloud marketing technology field, has announced today the closing of the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Contactlab S.p.A. (“Contactlab”), primary Italian player in the cloud marketing services (the “Acquisition” or the “Transaction”), following the press release issued on April 4, 2022.
In detail, the Transaction was closed by means of purchasing n. 1,228,572 Contactlab shares (representing 100% of its share capital) from current shareholders Massimo Fubini, Elisa Martelli and P101 (the “Selling Shareholders”) for a total consideration (Equity Value) of Eur 5 million to be paid as follows:
- as per Eur 3.750 million in cash (from the Company liquid funds) versus the purchase of n. 827,617 class A and B Contactlab shares (respectively owned by all the Selling Shareholders amounting to ca. 67.4% of its share capital), to be paid on the date of closing;
- as per Eur 1.250 million, versus the purchase of the remaining n. 400,955 class A and B Contactlab shares respectively owned by all the Selling Shareholders amounting to ca. 32.6% of its share capital, in kind, via the attribution of n. 188,822 treasury shares of the Issuer, on the date of closing (the “Purchase Price Shares”). The implied value of the Purchase Price Shares is Eur 6.62 per share, with a ca. 29% premium on the official price of 1 April, 2022.
As previously disclosed, the Selling Shareholders undertook a lock-up on the Purchase Price Shares, for a total duration between 18 and 48 months from the closing of the Transaction.
Following the Transaction (and net of the potential Earn-out Shares attribution), the Selling Shareholders will own an aggregate stake in the Issuer of ca. 1.3% of its share capital.
As of 4 May, 2022, Growens directly owns n. 31,320 treasury shares, representing 0.2% of its own share capital.
Following the attribution of the Purchase Price Shares, Growens’ capital structure will be as per the below:
|Gianluca Pronti (also via Zoidberg S.r.l.)||912,766||6.10%|
|BMC Holding B.V.*||587,859||3.93%|
* subject to lock-up
Download the official press release.