Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik announced today that trading in Transcom WorldWide S.A. shares will begin on the NASDAQ National Market in New York and Stockholmsbörsen's O-list when the markets open on Thursday September 6th, 2001.
The record date of Transcom WorldWide shares is set to September 4th, 2001. The last day for trading Kinnevik shares including Transcom WorldWide shares is August 30th, 2001.
Transcom WorldWide will be listed on Stockholmbörsen's O-list under the symbols TWWA and TWWB and on the NASDAQ National Market in New York as TRCMA and TRCMB.
The proposal to distribute all shares in Transcom WorldWide S.A. to the shareholders of Kinnevik was announced on February 20th, 2001. Kinnevik's Annual General Meeting approved the proposal on May 18th, 2001.
Each class A share in Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik entitles its owner to one A share in Transcom WorldWide S.A. Each B share in Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik entitles its owner to 0.65 B share and 0.35 A share in Transcom WorldWide S.A.
A complete prospectus will be distributed to Kinnevik shareholders in the next few days.
Transcom WorldWide S.A., with a total of 26 call centers, is present in Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Transcom WorldWide, with headquarters in Luxembourg, handles Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for companies in various industries like e-commerce, telecommunication, travel & tourism, retail, finance and energy. Transcom WorldWide offers clients a broad array of relationship management services, including inbound and outbound calls, Interactive Voice Response, Internet Services, e-mail processing and broadcast fax. Client programs are tailor made and range from single applications to complex programs, which are offered both on a domestic and international basis in 37 languages.
Stockholm/Luxembourg August 28th, 2001
INDUSTRIFÖRVALTNINGS AB KINNEVIK TRANSCOM WORLDWIDE S.A.
For further information: For further information:
Vigo Carlund, President and CEO Vigo Carlund, President and CEO
+46 8 562 000 00 +46 8 562 000 00