Agfa Board Agrees to Non-Binding Talks With Company Interested in Acquiring All of Its Shares
MORTSEL, Belgium — November 10, 2016 — With reference to the press release issued on Oct. 28, 2016, Agfa-Gevaert NV ("Agfa") provides an update to the market and investors.
As communicated previously, Agfa has been approached by CompuGroup Medical SE ("CompuGroup"), which has indicated an interest in a potential acquisition of all of the issued shares of Agfa by way of a voluntary conditional public takeover offer.
The board of directors of Agfa, together with its financial and legal advisors, has evaluated CompuGroup’s expression of interest.
Taking into account the interests of its shareholders and other stakeholders, the board of directors of Agfa has decided to engage into a non-exclusive discussion with CompuGroup.
There is no certainty as to whether a public offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Agfa will materialize.
Further announcements will be made in due course, if and when circumstances so require.