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Cergy, July 9, 2014 – SPIE, the independent European leader in the multi-technical services in the areas of electrical, mechanical and HVAC engineering services and communication systems and specialized energy services1, announces today the registration of its document de base with the AMF under number I.14-044 on July 8, 2014.
The registration of the document de base is the first step towards SPIE’s initial public offering (“IPO”) of its shares on the regulated market of Euronext Paris. The completion of the offering is subject to market conditions and to the AMF’s visa on the prospectus for the transaction.
SPIE’s document de base is available on the websites of the company’s (www.spie.com) and of the AMF (www.amf-france.org) and is available free of charge upon request from SPIE, 10, avenue de l’Entreprise, 95863 Cergy Pontoise Cedex. The company draws the public’s attention to Chapter 4 "Risk Factors" of the document de base registered with the AMF.
Gauthier Louette, Chairman of SPIE, stated: « We are very pleased to announce today this first step in our IPO process. This project will enable SPIE Group to reinforce its position as the independent European leader in the multi-technical services and to pursue its development strategy in Europe. »
1 Company’s estimates based on its 2013 pro-forma production and the revenue published by its main competitors for the financial year ended on December 31, 2013.