Public Takeover Bid on Orange Belgium
On December 2nd, 2020, Orange SA announced its intention to launch a conditional voluntary public takeover bid on Orange Belgium (the « Offer »). The Offer has been published by the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) on January 21st, 2021. The Offer prospectus was approved by FSMA on March 31st, 2021.
The Offer price is EUR 22.0 per share (adjusted, if applicable, in case of distribution by Orange Belgium of an annual dividend if the ex-dividend date falls prior to the date of payment of the Offer price) and relates to the shares issued by Orange Belgium which are not yet held by Orange SA and the persons related to Orange SA.
If the conditions are met, Orange SA intends to delist the Orange Belgium shares which are admitted to trading on Euronext Brussels' regulated market.
According to the proposed schedule, the takeover bid offer will be open from April 8th, 2021 to April 23rd, 2021 inclusive and the results will be published on April 27th, 2021.
Please find below the documents relating to the Offer, in particular the Offer prospectus and an F.A.Q.The prospectus and acceptance forms are available free of charge from BNP Paribas Fortis SA counters or by telephone from BNP Paribas Fortis SA on +32 2 433 41 13. Electronic versions are also available on the following websites: www.bnpparibasfortis.be/sparenenbeleggen (in Dutch and with a summary of the prospectus in English) and www.bnpparibasfortis.be/epargneretplacer (in French and with a summary of the prospectus in English) and on the Orange SA website (www.orange.com).
For any other matter regarding the Offer, shareholders may call the following freephone number: 0800 74 972.
- Public takeover bid by Orange on Orange Belgium
- Independent financial expert report
- Response Memorandum
- Acceptance form for nominative shares (FR version)
- Acceptance form for dematerialized shares (FR version)
- 2021.04.27 - Results of the initial acceptance period and reopening of the Offer