Technical Update on the Acquisition of Napoleon and its Social Trading Platform
17 December 2021 | SAINT HELIER, Jersey | CoinShares International Limited (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS; US OTCQX: CNSRF) (“CoinShares”), Europe’s largest and longest standing digital asset investment firm, is pleased to announce that further to the announcement of 1 December 2021, the acquisition of the French FinTech firm Napoleon Crypto SAS and its subsidiaries (“Napoleon”) completed on Thursday, 16 December 2021.
The transaction was settled via a combination of cash and a partial equity swap, with the issuance of 363,636 new ordinary shares (“Consideration Shares”) at a price of SEK 110 (EUR 10.8) per share representing a 31% premium versus the Thursday, 16 December closing price on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market.
CoinShares is Europe’s largest and longest standing digital asset investment firm, managing billions of dollars of assets on behalf of its client base. The Group is focused on expanding investor access to the digital asset ecosystem by pioneering new financial products and services that seek to provide trust and transparency when accessing this new asset class. CoinShares is publicly listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market under Fintech Zoom CS and the OTCQX under Fintech Zoom CNSRF.
For more information on CoinShares, please visit: https://coinshares.com
Company | +44 (0)1534 513 100 | [email protected]
Investor Relations | +44 (0)1534 513 100 | [email protected]
Certified Advisor – Mangold Fondkommission AB | +46 (0)8 503 015 50 | [email protected]
This information is information that CoinShares International Limited is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014). The information in this press release has been published through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 7:00am GMT on 17 December 2021.
Forward looking statements
The report contains certain forward-looking statements and opinions. Forward looking statements are statements that do not relate to historical facts and events, and such statements and opinions pertaining to the future that, for example, contain wordings such as “believes”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “assumes”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “could”, “will”, “should”, “would”, “according to estimates”, “is of the opinion”, “may”, “plans”, “potential”, “predicts”, “projects”, “to the knowledge of” or similar expressions, which are intended to identify a statement as forward-looking. This applies, in particular, to statements and opinions in the report concerning future financial returns, plans and expectations with respect to the business and management of the Company, future growth and profitability, and the general economic and regulatory environment, and other matters affecting the Company.
Forward-looking statements are based on current estimates and assumptions made according to the best of the Company’s knowledge. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the actual results, including the Company’s cash flow, financial position, and operating profit, to differ from the information presented in such statements, to fail to meet expectations expressly or implicitly assumed or described in those statements or to turn out to be less favourable than the results expressly or implicitly assumed or described in those statements. Accordingly, prospective investors should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained herein and are strongly advised to read the entire report. The Company cannot give any assurance regarding the future accuracy of the opinions set forth herein or as to the actual occurrence of any predicted developments.
In light of the risks, uncertainties and assumptions associated with forward-looking statements, it is possible that the future events mentioned in the report may not occur. Moreover, the forward-looking estimates and forecasts derived from third party studies referred to in the report may prove to be inaccurate. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those presented in such statements due to, without limitation, changes in general economic conditions, in particular economic conditions in the markets in which the Company operates, changes affecting interest rate levels, changes affecting currency exchange rate, changes in levels of competition and changes in laws and regulations.