Opera Announces Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional ADSs
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opera Limited (Nasdaq:OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser providers and an influential player in the field of content platforms, today announced that the underwriters of its previously completed follow-on public offering have exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,125,000 ADSs from the company. The closing of the option exercise occurred on October 16, 2019. Net proceeds from the offering of an aggregate of 8,625,000 shares at a per ADS price of $10.00 were approximately $82.1 million.
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited acted as the lead joint bookrunners, and Cowen and Company, LLC, and B. Riley FBR, Inc. acted as joint bookrunners for the ADS offering.
Opera is a leading global internet brand with a large, engaged and growing base of over 350 million average monthly active users in the quarter ending June 30, 2019. Today, Opera offers users across Europe, Africa and Asia a range of offerings that include its PC and mobile browsers as well as its AI-powered news reader Opera News and its app-based microlending solutions.
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