Trigon Agri A/S: Executive Board members become shareholders of Trigon Agri

On 9 December 2016 Trigon Agri A/S (“Trigon Agri”) was informed by their shareholders of the following:

 

Major Shareholder Notifications

Sparinvest S.A via ID Sparinvest, Filial af Sparinvest S.A., Luxembourg (“Sparinvest”) informed Trigon Agri that on 9 December 2016 its managed entities disposed of 121,100,552 shares.

Following the transaction(s), Sparinvest now holds 297,766,708 voting rights corresponding to 17.23% of the total voting rights of Trigon Agri.

The shareholding of Sparinvest managed entities are now as follows:

Name of the selling legal entity Current number of shares % owned in the share capital of Trigon Agri
Sparinvest SICAV-SIF 38,826,300 2.246%
Sparinvest SICAV 92,406,594 5.346%
Investeringsforeningen Sparinvest 75,140,310 4.347%
Undisclosed discretionary mandates Own totally 5.2879% of the shares, none of the single mandates exceeding the threshold of 5% for disclosure of shareholding

 

Mr. Johannes Bertorp today informed that he has acquired additionally 35,838,550 shares in Trigon Agri and now directly holds 111,664,030 shares and 111,664,030 voting rights in Trigon Agri, corresponding to 6.46% of the total share capital and of the total voting rights of Trigon Agri. Accordingly, Johannes Bertorp holds more than 5% of the total share capital and total voting rights in Trigon Agri.

 

Other Transactions

 

Mr. Jens Bruno, the member of the Board of Directors of Trigon Agri, has acquired 1,000,000 shares and voting rights in Trigon Agri, corresponding to 0.06% of the total share capital and of the total voting rights of Trigon Agri.

 

Mr. Simon Boughton, the CEO of Trigon Agri, has acquired 6,280,725 shares and voting rights in Trigon Agri, corresponding to 0.36% of the total share capital and of the total voting rights of Trigon Agri.

 

Mr. Konstantin Kotivnenko, the Member of the Executive Board, has acquired 6,280,725 shares and voting rights in Trigon Agri, corresponding to 0.36% of the total share capital and of the total voting rights of Trigon Agri.

 

Comment from the Chairman of the Board, Mr. Johannes Bertorp:

 

“I am very pleased to announce that the current members of the Executive Board and members of the Board of Directors have acquired a considerable number of shares in Trigon Agri. By becoming shareholders of Trigon Agri the members of the Executive Board and the Board of Directors have clearly expressed their commitment to further develop Trigon Agri. The active group of the shareholders of Trigon Agri have also increased their shareholdings in Trigon Agri sending a clear message to the market that following the restructuring of the Bonds Trigon Agri will continue to focus on improving the efficient and profitable farming business in Ukraine.”

 

Investor enquiries:

Mr. Simon Boughton, CEO of Trigon Agri A/S

Tel: +372 6191 500, E-mail:  [email protected]

About Trigon Agri

Trigon Agri is an integrated soft commodities production, storage and trading company with operations in Ukraine, Russia and Estonia. Trigon Agri’s shares are traded on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm.

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This information is information that Trigon Agri A/S is obliged to make public pursuant to the Danish Securities Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 19:25 CET on 9 December 2016.