Exercise of the advanced subscription rights for the 4% convertible bond

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End of Advanced Subscription Rights Offering for 4% Convertible Bonds 2014-2018

 

Zug, December 18, 2013 – New Venturetec Ltd. (SIX:NEV) announced today the end of the advanced subscription rights offering to existing shareholders. Advanced subscription rights in the amount of CHF 1'000'000 of the total of up to CHF 15'625'000 4% Convertible Bond 2014 – 2018 have been exercised by existing shareholders on their pro rata rights.

This financing transaction consists of an advanced subscription rights offering of 4% Convertible Bonds to existing shareholders whereby those advanced subscription rights not taken by existing shareholders will be allocated by the Board of Directors of New Venturetec to other shareholders of the Company or third party investors until January 17, 2014. The anticipated closing of both, the advanced subscription rights offering as well as the offering to other shareholders and new investors, is January 23, 2014.

Peter Friedli, Chairman of New Venturetec Ltd., committed to invest up to CHF 10,000,000 in the 4% Convertible Bonds 2014-2018 not subscribed by existing shareholders.

The Board of Directors of New Venturetec appreciates the support of all Shareholders.

The relevant information on the Bonds and the issuer is only available in the final prospectus which is available at New Venturetec AG, Hinterbergstrasse 47, 6312 Steinhausen, and can be ordered by telephone (+41 41 740 2626), fax (+41 41 741 2562) or by e-mail (info@newventuretec.com). The Convertible Bond is subject to the selling restrictions set out in the prospectus.

Sales Restrictions

U.S.A., United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Australia, Germany, European Economic Area, general sales restrictions. In particular, none of the Advance Subscription Rights, the Bonds or the Shares have been or will be registered under the Securities Act and, accordingly, may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred in the United States except in a transaction not subject to, or pursuant to an available exemption from, the registration requirement of the Securities Act.

New Venturetec is a publicly traded Swiss investment company (SIX: NEV) which invests directly in venture capital companies in the USA.

For further information:

Yves Huwyler
Hinterbergstrasse 47
6312 Steinhausen
Tel: 041 740 26 26
info@newventuretec.com