Xeikon Takes Cognizance of Press Release of Punch International
EEDE, THE NETHERLANDS—July 12, 2013—Xeikon NV takes cognizance of the press release of Punch International nv ("Punch") of earlier today, in which Punch announces that it is involved in discussions with a party who has indicated that it is interested in acquiring Punch's share interest in Xeikon at a price per share of EUR 5.85.
Xeikon observes that if the above-mentioned acquisition of the share interest will be consummated, the buyer of such share interest will pursuant to the Act on Financial Supervision be obliged to make a mandatory offer for all remaining Xeikon shares
Further announcements will be made if and when circumstances so require.
This announcement is made pursuant to Section 5:25i, second paragraph of the Act on Financial Supervision.
Xeikon NV (XEI: AEX) is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application specific toners.
As an OEM supplier, Xeikon designs and produces plate makers for newspaper offset printing applications. Xeikon also manufactures basysPrint computer to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market. These proven CtP systemscombine the latest exposure techniques with cost-efficient UV plate technology, high imaging quality and flexibility.
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