ISIN code
Trading location
Specialty Chemicals


IPO date
Thu 05/04/2007
IPO type

Global Placement and Open price offer

IPO price
8.40 euros
IPO type
Initial Public offering
Operation procedure

Global Placement procedure - Number of shares: 5,057,217 shares representing 90% of the Offer (before extension option exercise) - Bookrunner(s): Fortis Bank Succursale en France and CM-CIC Securities Open Price Offer procedure - Subscription open for Retail investors, legal entities and certain UCITS - Number of shares: 561,912 shares representing 10% of the Offer (before extension option exercise) The number of shares offered within the OPO may be increased by shares offered in the Global Placement.

Operation description

Admission on Eurolist by Euronext:
- 13,111,300 existing shares representing the outstanding capital of METABOLIC EXPLORER,
- a maximum of 5,619,129 new shares by way of public offering,
- a maximum of 1,489,068 new shares in case the extension option and green shoe option are exercised.

A maximum of 5,619,129 shares, before extension option exercise, will be offered to public by the way of a Global Placement and an Open-Price Offer (OPO).

Extension option: Depending on the demand, the number of shares offered could be raised by a maximum of 561,912 shares.

Green shoe option: Depending on the demand and the evolution of the marketshares in the month following the introduction, the number of existing shares on the market could be raised by a maximum of 927,156 additionnal new shares.

The METABOLIC EXPLORER shares will be admitted temporarily on Eurolist by Euronext under the title "METABOLIC EXPLORER PROMESSES".

Operation calendar

- Period of the Placement: from March 27, 2007 to April 5, 2007 (13:00) - Period of the Offer: from March 27, 2007 to April 4, 2007 (17:00) - First quotation: April 5, 2007 - Beginning of trading: April 11 2007 - Until April 12, 2007 inclusive: trading of new and existing shares on a single quotation line "METABOLIC EXPLORER PROMESSES" under the code METEX - From April 13, 2007: the METABOLIC EXPLORER shares will be quoted under the title "METABOLIC EXPLORER", ISIN code FR0004177046 (unchanged) and mnemonic METEX (unchanged)

Price range
7.30 euros - 8.50 euros
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