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4finance S.A. - Vote without Meeting - Results

4finance EUR 2025 bondholders approve refinancing Delivers balanced maturity profile, with bonds extended to May 2028 Resounding support for the amendments with over 70% participation and over 90% approval - (ISIN XS1417876163, and German Securities Code (WKN) A181ZP) (the "Notes")


27 OCTOBER 2023


Full announcement including disclaimers and offer restrictions available via Source: 4finance


"27 October 2023. 4finance Holding S.A. (the “Group”), one of Europe’s largest digital consumer lending groups, today announces results of its recent bondholder vote. The resolution, which included extending the maturity of its EUR 2025 bonds to May 2028, was successfully passed. On Monday 30 October, the deed signed by the Notary will be filed with the German Federal Gazette and published on the Group's website.


The Notary, acting as scrutineer to the vote, has confirmed that valid votes were received from over 1,200 investors, in total holding approximately EUR 95 million in nominal value of bonds. Such participation represents of 72% of outstanding bonds, so the quorum threshold of 50% was duly satisfied. The resolution was approved by 94% of investors by value, so the qualifying majority threshold of 75% was also duly satisfied.


The extension sees bondholders who voted receiving a 1.25% participation fee.


Fees will be paid to the participating investors once the Terms and Conditions of the EUR bonds are formally amended in early December 2023. The full documentation is available on the Group's website.


Kieran Donnelly, CEO of 4finance, commented, “Our investor base had indicated strong support for our business and our efficient way of refinancing. One that intentionally puts much of the cost of refinancing into the pockets of our bondholders. We are pleased to have that view resoundingly confirmed at the vote."


James Etherington, CFO of 4finance said: "I'm grateful to our bondholders for the high level of interest in the process and hope that they will remain actively engaged. Over 1,200 investors participated, both large and small, with 94% approval by count as well as by value, demonstrating strong support from both retail and institutional investors."


Aalto Capital (Munich) and Gottex Brokers are acting as financial advisors to the Group."


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4finance S.A. (the "Issuer") announces a vote without meeting relating to its EUR 150,000,000 11.25 per cent Senior Notes 2016/2025 (ISIN XS1417876163, and German Securities Code (WKN) A181ZP) (the "Notes")


18 OCTOBER 2023


Full announcement including disclaimers and offer restrictions available via Source: 4finance


"VOTE WITHOUT MEETING


Invitation to Vote


4finance S.A.


a public limited liability company (Société anonyme (S.A.)) governed by the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, with registered office at 8-10, Avenue de la Gare, L-1610 Luxembourg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and registered with the Luxembourg Register of Commerce and Companies (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés de Luxembourg (RCS)) under the registration number B173403 (“Issuer”)


relating to the


EUR 150,000,000.00 11.25 % Senior Notes 2016/2025

International Securities Identification Number (ISIN): XS1417876163

German Securities Identification Number (Wertpapierkennnummer WKN): A181ZP

(the “Notes”)


with a term from 23 May 2016 until 23 February 2025 and divided into up to 150,000 notes in the principal amount of EUR 1,000.00, each payable to bearer and ranking pari passu with each other.


The Issuer herewith requests the holders of the Notes (respectively one “Holder” and together the “Holders”) to submit a vote in a vote without meeting within the time period


commencing on 18 October 2023, at 00:00 hrs (CEST)


and


ending on 25 October 2023, at 24:00 hrs (CEST)


(“Vote without Meeting”; this invitation to vote in the Vote without Meeting, “Invitation to Vote”)."


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