DSM boekt nog eens € 220 miljoen winst op verkoop aandelen Patheon

DSM schrijft in het derde kwartaal een winst van € 220 miljoen bij in de boeken door de verkoop van aandelen Patheon. Het bedrijf verkochte 4,76 miljoen aandelen. De opbrengsten bedroegen 240 miljoen dollar.  Dat meldde het bedrijf vanmorgen. Hieronder het persbericht:

DSM successfully completes secondary offering of shares in Patheon N.V.

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces the successful completion of its secondary offering of 4,761,905 ordinary shares in Patheon N.V. in connection with Patheon N.V.’s Initial Public Offering of ordinary shares. The total cash proceeds for DSM from the secondary offering and the transactions related to the IPO are expected to amount to approximately $240 million.

DSM now holds approximately 48.7 million ordinary shares, or approximately 34% of Patheon N.V., with approximately 43% held by affiliates of JLL Partners and Patheon N.V.’s management team and 23% free float.

Total cash proceeds for DSM are expected to amount to approximately $240 million, consisting of net proceeds of approximately $95 million from the secondary offering and an expected $145 million in dividend distributions and capital repayments related to the IPO.

DSM expects to realize a book profit of approximately €220m, which will be reported as part of DSM’s Q3 2016 results, while any potential future gains on disposal of the remaining shares held in Patheon N.V., if any, will be recognized at the time of any such transaction(s). Patheon N.V. did not receive any proceeds from the sale of ordinary shares by DSM.

Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering were filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on 22 July 2016