ehf. has today purchased a total of 295,408,268 shares in Ker hf., representing
29.85% in the company. The owners of Vörðuberg ehf. are Kjalar ehf., ID-No. 631291-1129, which
owns 112,075,326 shares in Ker hf., or 11.39%;
ID-No. 580483-0549, which owns 94,751,989 shares in Ker ehf., or 9.57%; Vogun
hf., ID-No. 660991-1669, which owns
47,868,740 shares in Ker ehf., or 4.84%; J&K Eignarhaldsfélag ehf.,
ID-No. 541298-2909, which owns 29,900,805 shares in Ker hf., or 3.02%; and
Fiskveiðahlutafélagid Venus hf., ID-No. 680269-6029, which owns 6,607,234
shares in Ker ehf., or 0.67%. The transaction took place at a price of 12.0.
aforementioned parties previously had a total holding of 291,854,094 shares in
Ker hf., or 29.49% in the company.
parties now own a total of 587,286,458 shares in Ker hf., or 59.44%.
Loftsson, Board Member and Managing Director of Vogun hf. and Chairman of the
Board of Directors of Fiskveiðahlutafélagid Venus hf. is a Board Member of Ker
Ólafsson, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Kjalar
ehf. is a Board Member of Ker hf.
Kristjánsson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sund ehf. is an alternative
Board Member of Ker hf.
of the above shares in Ker hf. include Vátryggingafélag Íslands hf., which
owned 131,513,255 shares, or 13.29%, and Samvinnulífeyrissjóðurinn, which owned
131,179,881 shares, or 13.25%. Neither Vátryggingafélag Íslands hf. nor
Samvinnulífeyrissjóðurinn have a stake in Ker hf. following this transaction.
Daníelsson, Managing Director of Samvinnulífeyrissjóðurinn is a Board Member of
the purchase of the 29.85% stake, the above parties will transfer their
holdings in Ker hf. to Vörduberg ehf. which thereafter will own their entire
holdings in Ker hf., a total of 59.44%.
weeks a takeover bid will be made to all shareholders in Ker hf. and a public
summary of the bid will be prepared, in line with the provisions of Chapter V
of Act no. 34/1998 on Activities of Stock Exchanges and Regulated OTC markets,
cf. regulation no. 432/1999 on takeover bids.