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HONG KONG, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On 1 March 2018, Fosun Industrial Holdings Limited published its intention to launch an anticipatory mandatory offer under the Austrian Takeover Act regarding all remaining shares in Wolford Aktiengesellschaft (ISIN AT0000834007) which are not held by its core shareholder group (WMP Familien-Privatstiftung, Sesam Privatstiftung, M. Erthal & Co. Beteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H. and certain affiliated natural persons) (the "Takeover Offer").
Due to a re-calculation of the volume weighted average share price (VWAP) of the Wolford shares of the last six months prior to 1 March 2018, as confirmed by the expert appointed under the Austrian Takeover Act and the Austrian Takeover Commission, the cash consideration to be offered under the Takeover Offer will be EUR 13.77 per share (instead of EUR 13.67 per share as originally announced on 1 March 2018).
The offer document for the Takeover Offer is scheduled to be published in those media as prescribed by the Austrian Takeover Act on Friday, 6 April 2018 CET, and will contain the new offer price of EUR 13.77 per share.