LANXESS successfully places new shares representing 10 percent of share capital at price of EUR 52.00 per share
LANXESS AG has successfully completed the increase of its share capital, announced on 7 May, 2014, through an accelerated bookbuilding process. The new 8,320,266 bearer shares of the company were placed with international institutional investors at a price of EUR 52.00 per bearer share. The placement resulted in total proceeds of around EUR 430 million.
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