Insider Information pursuant to Article 17 of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)
June 18, 2020, Karlsruhe (Germany) – Nexway AG (Ticker Symbol: NWAY, ISIN: DE000A2E3707, WKN: A2E370) today agreed upon the subscription of a zero-coupon bearer bond with a total volume of EUR 13,5 million (ISIN: DE000A28YD96, WKN: A28YD9) of Highlight Event and Entertainment AG (Ticker Symbol: HLEE, ISIN: CH0003583256, WKN: 896040), listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, hereinafter abbreviated as HLEE AG. The bond is subscribed at 95.24% of the par value and upon maturity (12 months) will be repaid at the full nominal amount (100%). The total issue volume of the HLEE AG bond is EUR 21 million.
Following the early repayment of the Convertible Loan which was communicated last week, the funds are now to be reinvested in order to promote the strategic partnership between Nexway AG and HLEE AG. The strategic partnership is aimed to augment HLEE AGs existing content offering with the global streaming capabilities on the back of the Nexway experience in marketing and selling digital products. The partnership is also focused on developing e-learning content offerings for academic institutions, professors and students in the German-speaking area, to be enabled through the asknet Academics distribution network.
Jan Schulmeister (CFO)