News - Swiss Stock Exchange welcomes SoftwareONE
Today, the shares of the global provider of software and cloud solutions SoftwareONE Holding AG
(listing video) were
traded for the first time on the Swiss Stock Exchange. At an opening price of CHF 18.00 per registered share, the
market capitalization was CHF 2.85 billion.
Jos Dijsselhof, CEO SIX, emphasizes: «With SoftwareONE another international company has chosen SIX for its IPO.
The IPO shows that we are an attractive stock exchange for the IT industry. I am very pleased about this, as the sector
is fundamental to innovation and economic development and further confirms Switzerland's importance as an IT location.»
Daniel von Stockar, Chairman of SoftwareONE says: «On our exciting journey, SoftwareONE has constantly advanced and
renewed itself and pushed ahead with innovations, while our strong corporate culture has provided a solid foundation. The
listing of our shares at SIX is a natural next step in our development, which opens up new opportunities for our company.»
Fifth Listing in the Current Year
Stadler one of the largest European IPOs of the year and
Aluflexpack, SoftwareONE is the fifth company that the
Swiss Stock Exchange is proud to welcome in 2019. Owned by SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange makes Switzerland one of Europes leading
capital markets and offers direct access to international capital and liquidity. Our website provides comprehensive information
on the advantages of a listing in Switzerland.
SoftwareONE is a leading global provider of end-to-end software
and cloud technology solutions, headquartered in Switzerland. With capabilities across the entire value chain, it helps
companies of all sizes design and implement their technology strategy, buy the right software and cloud solutions at the
right price, and manage and optimize their software estate.
The basic offer consisted of 38'549'464 existing registered shares with a par value of CHF 0.01 per
registered share held by KKR, Peruni Holding (the former owner of Comparex acquired by SoftwareONE on 31 January 2019),
employees and other shareholders. In addition, KKR and Peruni Holding have granted the Joint Global Coordinators an
over-allotment option of up to 5'782'419 existing shares.
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