OCI N.V. announced today the launch of the first period during which all eligible shareholders of Orascom Construction Industries S.A.E. (“OCI S.A.E.”) may accept an exchange offer to exchange their shares into OCI N.V. shares or a cash alternative of EGP 255 per share (the “Offer”).
The first extension period is 29 September 2013 to 3 October 2013 and the second extension period is 19 January 2014 to 23 January 2014.
OCI N.V. also intends to re-open its exchange offer enabling eligible holders of all remaining Regulation S global depositary receipts (GDRs) of OCI S.A.E. to tender their GDRs in exchange for ordinary shares of OCI N.V. on 30 September 2013.
The Company expects to issue further details on the morning of 30 September prior to the re-opening of the GDR exchange offer.
OCI N.V. expects to make an announcement for holders of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) representing ordinary shares of OCI S.A.E. in due course, subject to receipt of all relevant regulatory approvals.