SAS AB: New share capital registered
Reference is made to the press release dated 15 April 2009 regarding the final result of the rights issue in SAS AB (“SAS”).
The share capital increase in relation to the new shares allocated by exercise of subscription rights and resolved by the Extraordinary General Meeting on 13 March 2009 has now been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office. Following the registration of the share capital increase, the new share capital of SAS is SEK 6,145,083,302.50 divided into 2,458,033,321 shares, each with a nominal value of SEK 2.50. The new shares in SAS will be registered in Verdipapirsentralen (“VPS”) 22 April 2009 and trading in the new shares on Oslo Børs will commence 20 April 2009. The remaining new shares, allocated in relation to oversubscription, are expected to be registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office on or around 4 May 2009.
For full details regarding the rights issue reference is made to the prospectus published on the 17 March 2009.
For further information, please contact
Sture Stølen, Head of SAS Group Investor Relations, +46 8 797 14 51
SAS Group Investor Relations
SAS discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was provided for publication on April 20, 2009, at 07.00 am CET