Hal Holding


HAL confirms that an initial public offering (IPO) of Coolblue shares on Euronext Amsterdam is currently being considered. At this stage, it is expected that the IPO may take place in 2021, depending, among other things, on conditions in the financial markets.
HAL currently has a 49% interest in Coolblue. For 2020, Coolblue reported revenues of approximately € 2 billion and an EBITDA of € 114 million (unaudited).

HAL Holding N.V.
February 11, 2021 08h05
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HAL Trust within the meaning of Article 7(1) of the EU
Market Abuse Regulation.

This announcement is for information purposes only, does not purport to be full or complete and is not intended to constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction, including the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa or Japan. No reliance may be placed by any person for any purpose on the information contained in this announcement or its accuracy, fairness or completeness.

This announcement does not contain, constitute, or form part of, an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, any securities in the United States. Any securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There is no intention to register any securities in the United States or to make a public offering of any securities in the United States.

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This announcement is not an advertisement and does not constitute a prospectus within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1129 (as amended) and does not constitute an offer to acquire securities. If any offer to acquire securities will be made, any investor should make his investment, solely on the basis of information that will be contained in a prospectus to be made generally available in connection with such an offer. When made generally available, copies of a prospectus may be obtained at no cost from Coolblue or through the website of Coolblue. The information in this announcement is subject to change.

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