Opera Announces Pricing of Upsized Follow-on Public Offering of American Depositary Shares
OSLO, Norway, Sept. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opera Limited (“Opera” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser providers and an influential player in the field of content platforms, today announced the pricing of an upsized public offering of 7,500,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing two ordinary shares of the Company, at a public offering price of US$10.00 per ADS. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,125,000 additional ADSs from the Company.
The offering is expected to close on September 24, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited are acting as the lead joint bookrunners, with Cowen and Company, LLC, and B. Riley FBR, Inc. acting as joint bookrunners for the ADS offering.
The ADS offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and an accompanying prospectus included in the Form F-3. The registration statement on Form F-3 and the prospectus supplement are available at the SEC website at: http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, via telephone: +1 (800) 831-9146, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, via telephone: +1 (646) 562-1230, or via email: PostSaleManualRequests@broadridge.com; B. Riley FBR, Inc., 1300 17th Street N. Suite 1400, Arlington, VA 22209, via telephone: +1 (800) 846-5050, or via email: email@example.com.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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.
For more information, please visit https://investor.opera.com/
Safe Harbor Statement
This announcement contains statements of a forward-looking nature. These statements, including statements relating to the Company’s future financial and operating results, are made under the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can identify these forward-looking statements by terminology such as “will,” “expects,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “estimates” and similar statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. All information provided in this press release is as of the date hereof, and Opera undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although Opera believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that its expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results. Further information regarding risks and uncertainties faced by Opera is included in Opera’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F.
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