Board of Herkules S.A. (Issuer) informs that on October 4, 2018 it received information from its subsidiary Viatron SA that the District Court in Stockholm (Stockholms tingsrätt) accepted and commenced proceedings for payment by Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH (hereinafter: "Liebherr" ) compensation to Viatron SA from the Liebherr LG1750 crane accident (hereinafter referred to as "Crane"), which was carried out by Viatron S.A. the Solberg wind farm project in the territory of the Kingdom of Sweden, which was announced by the company in its current reports No. 5/2017 of 08/08/2017, 7/2017 of 24/10/2017, 9/2017 of 06/12/2017 and 9/2018 of 10/07/2018.
In accordance with current report No. 10/2018 published by the subsidiary Viatron SA on October 4, 2018, Viatron S.A. demands that Liebherr order an amount of EUR 4.701.502. The amount of compensation results from detailed calculations for damages suffered and lost by Viatron S.A. contracts on the Scandinavian market. Viatron S.A. pointed out in the lawsuit that the entity responsible for the crane accident is Liebherr, due to the faulty design of the Crane, including failure to meet the requirements for this type of machinery by Directive 2006/42 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 17, 2006 on machinery , amending Directive 95/16 / EC, which was justified in detail in the opinion of independent international appraisers.
Board Viatron S.A. decided to publish information about the filing of an action against Liebherr due to the value of the case and the fact that it may have a significant impact on the further development of the financial and property situation of Viatron S.A. and potentially significant impact on the valuation of financial instruments of the company listed in the alternative trading system. At the same time, the Board of Viatron S.A. he pointed out in the above-mentioned report that the proceedings before the Court may be lengthy and may affect the postponement of the company's resumption of operations.
art. 17 sec. 1 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (regulation on market abuse) and repealing Directive 2003/6 / EC, 2003/124 / EC, 2003 / 125 / EC and 2004/72 / EC.
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