|Belships ASA : Primary insider notice and disclosure of large shareholding
Reference is made to the detailed stock exchange announcement by Belships ASA ("Belships" or the "Company") on 4 October 2018 regarding the sale of 14,285,714 shares (30.2%) in the Company from Sonata AS, which is controlled by Sverre Tidemand, the chairman of the Company's board of directors, to Kontrari AS and a merger between Kontrari and Kontrazi AS' (being companies controlled by Frode Teigen and family) subsidiaries (LHS I Holdco, LHS II Holdco, LHN I Holdco og LHN II Holdco) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belships (Belships Chartering AS), with consideration in Belships shares.
The share sale is expected to be completed three business days after the approval of the merger plan and share capital increase by extraordinary general meeting of Belships, subject to certain conditions being fulfilled. The purchase price for the shares is NOK 100 million in total. Following completion of the share sale:
Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be completed before year-end 2018:
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements set out in sections 4-2 and 4-3 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.