23 Nov Atlas Advisors advised Tele Atlas on its listing on Eurolist
Excerpt of Press Release by Tele Atlas N.V.
Tele Atlas N.V., a leading provider of digital map data, today announced it has completed the offering of new and existing ordinary shares (the “Offering”) and the listing of its ordinary shares on Eurolist by Euronext Amsterdam. The offering was comprised of 29,006,194 common shares at the price of €18.50 per share, resulting in a total offering size of € 536.6 million.
The Offering comprised a sale of 7,246,403 new shares by Tele Atlas and a sale of 17,976,374 existing shares by the selling shareholders (IAM, Oak Investment Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Robert Bosch, Meritech, TeleSoft Partners and Stanford University).
Goldman Sachs International, Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and Morgan Stanley & Co. International Limited., the Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners of the placement of shares of Tele Atlas N.V. have fully exercised the option granted to them (in their capacity as representatives of the Underwriters), by the selling shareholders (other than IAM) which until 22 December 2005 allowed them to purchase up to 15% of the original number of offered shares of 25,222,777 (equaling a transaction volume of € 466.6 million) at the placement price of € 18.50 (the “Underwriters’ Option”).
The Company intends to use the net proceeds primarily for general corporate purposes, including the acquisition of underlying map data in the territories in which it is planning to expand its coverage, international expansion generally, the acquisition or investment in businesses, products or technology that complement its business and growth strategy and for working capital.
Atlas Advisors acted as financial advisor to Tele Atlas N.V. in connection with this transaction.
Atlas Advisors is the marketing name for Atlas Advisors, LLC and Atlas Strategic Advisors, LLC. Atlas Strategic Advisors, LLC provides financial advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions and other similar transactions. Atlas Strategic Advisors, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Advisors, LLC and a member of the FINRA.
None of the information contained in this release constitutes a recommendation, solicitation or offer by Atlas Strategic Advisors, LLC or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options or other financial instruments or provide any investment advice or service.