Press release, Stockholm, 23 March 2017
Sunstorm Holding AB, controlled by EQT V Ltd and Accent Equity 2003, in each case through companies, (“Sunstorm”), has entered into agreements to sell 6,000,000 shares in Scandic Hotels Group AB (“Scandic”) to Novobis AB and 15,026,982 shares in Scandic to Stena Sessan Rederi AB.
As a result of the sale, Sunstorm divests all of its shares in Scandic. Novobis, which was the cornerstone investor in the IPO of Scandic, will through the transaction increase its shareholding in Scandic from approximately 10.0% to approximately 15.8% of the total number of shares and votes in Scandic, which means that Rolf Lundström together with closely associated parties will hold, directly and indirectly, approximately 16.3% of the total number of shares and votes in Scandic after the transaction. Stena Sessan Rederi AB, which did not previously own any shares in Scandic, will hold approximately 14.6% of the total number of shares and votes in Scandic after the transaction.
The divestments are scheduled to be completed on 29 March 2017.
Sunstorm Holding AB Stockholm, 23 March 2017