VRG S.A. with its registered office in Kraków ("Issuer") informs that on December 14, 2018, received a statement from the National Center for Agricultural Support ("KOWR") dated 13 December 2018 on the non-use of the right to acquire merger shares, ie 53,266.876 O series Issuer shares addressed to the shareholders of the company taken over by Bytom SA issued on the basis of Resolution No. 03/10/2018 of the Issuer's Extraordinary General Meeting of October 31, 2018.
The statement was issued in connection with the notification of KOWR based on the Act on shaping the agricultural system regarding the entry on 30 November 2018 of the merger Issuer from Bytom SA to the National Court Register and the right of KOWR to acquire merger shares.
The procedure described above was applicable in connection with agricultural real estate owned by the Issuer and was presented in the Issuer's information memorandum.
In connection with the completion of the above procedure, the Issuer shall immediately take necessary actions related to the admission of merger shares to trading on the regulated market, in particular concerning:
1) designation by the National Deposit of Securities SA. ("KDPW") reference day, specifying the ownership status of the shares of the taken-over company Bytom SA, according to which connection shares will be allocated in the proportion resulting from the share exchange parity;
2) a conditional resolution on the registration of merger emission shares by KDPW;
3) registration of the merger issue shares in KDPW and their admission and introduction to trading on the main market of the WSE.
The Issuer will inform about the above activities and their dates in current reports via the ESPI system.
Source: company website, investor relations, current and periodic reports.