Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques SA/NV ("SABCA") announces that it was informed that, on 16 June 2020, all merger control approvals have been obtained in relation to the purchase by a new joint venture company to be established by Sabena Aerospace SA ("Sabena") and Société Fédérale de Participations et d'Investissement - Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij SA/NV ("SFPI/FPIM") of the entire 96.85% shareholding of Dassault Belgique Aviation SA ("DBA") in SABCA, for a total consideration of 74,571,676.67 euros (i.e., EUR 32.0833 per share) (the "Transaction").
The closing of the Transaction is expected to take place in the next coming days.
Upon completion of the Transaction, the new joint venture company will launch a mandatory public takeover bid on the remaining shares of SABCA (in accordance with article 5 of the law dated 1 April 2007 on public takeovers).
DBA, Sabena and SFPI/FPIM have issued a joint press release with respect to the Transaction, which is attached hereto as Annex A. For further information on the potential mandatory public takeover bid, reference is made to that press release.
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