MEDISANA AG: Intent of public takeover offer from Xiamen Comfort Science & Technology Group Co., Ltd. for MEDISANA AG shares
Neuss, December 18, 2015 – The Xiamen Comfort Science & Technology Group Co., Ltd. (“Easepal”), today announced its intent to make a voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of MEDISANA AG (“MEDISANA”, ISIN DE0005492540, WKN 549 254) through its German subsidiary Com-fort Enterprise (Germany) GmbH.
The voluntary public takeover offer to the MEDISANA shareholders will be made at an offer price of 2.80 EUR cash per share. This represents a premium of 14.3% to MEDISANA’s closing share price on December 17, 2015 and of 3.5% on the three-month volume weighted average price (XETRA).
Concurrently, Easepal has entered into an agreement to acquire a 75.31% stake in MEDISANA from a group of major shareholders. This group includes Medisana’s largest shareholder and CEO Ralf Lindner as well as Medisana’s chairman of the supervisory board, Thies Goldberg. Ralf Lindner indirectly will take a stake in the company by reinvesting as part of the transaction. Besides he will continue in his role as CEO.
The management board and the supervisory board welcome the offer subject to review of the offer document.
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