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Homburger advised Meyer Burger Technology AG on its rights offering raising gross proceeds of CHF 250 m

On November 11, 2022, Meyer Burger Technology AG (SIX: MBTN) (Meyer Burger) announced that it had successfully closed a rights offering, raising gross proceeds of CHF 250 m. As part of the transaction, existing shareholders of Meyer Burger were offered rights to subscribe for new shares at an offer price of CHF 0.267 per new share. New shares in respect of which subscription rights had not been exercised were placed in a rump placement. With the net proceeds from the offering, Meyer Burger primarily intends to finance the planned expansion of production capacity for its photovoltaic module production in Germany and the United States.

Homburger AG acted as legal counsel to Meyer Burger on this transaction. The Homburger team was led by Dieter Gericke and Lorenzo Togni (both Corporate / M&A, Equity Capital Markets) and included Estelle Piccard, Jasmin Künzle, Isabelle Cordey, Magda Aref, Urs Stürmer, Anina Preusker, Julien Di Sabato and Thomas Leu (all Corporate / M&A, Equity Capital Markets) as well as Vanessa Isler and Alexander Wherlock (both Financial Services, Capital Markets). Tax advice was rendered by Stefan Oesterhelt and Raphaël Fellay (both Tax).