Belships ASA : Siste handelsdag for tegningsretter og utløp av tegningsperioden i fortrinnsrettsemisjonen

Omsetningsperioden for tegningsretter (BLE T) og tegningsperioden i fortrinnsrettsemisjonen i Belships ASA avsluttes kl 16.30 i morgen, 24. juli 2013.
Tegningsretter som ikke er solgt eller benyttet til å tegne nye aksjer før kl 16.30 i morgen, 24. juli 2013, vil ikke ha noen verdi og vil bortfalle uten kompensasjon til innehaveren. 
Innehavere av tegningsretter (enten tildelte eller ervervede) må for å tegne nye aksjer sende en korrekt utfylt tegningsblankett til ABG Sundal Collier Norge ASA, Munkedamsveien 45 e, P.O.Box 1444 – Vika, 0115 Oslo Norway Fax: +47 22 01 60 62. Tegnere som er norske statsborgere, kan også tegne nye aksjer gjennom VPS’ online tegningssystem (eller ved å følge lenken på, som vil viderekoble tegneren til VPS’ online tegningssystem). For nærmere opplysninger henvises det til prospektet datert 28. juni 2013. 
For nærmere informasjon, vennligst kontakt:
Ulrich Müller, Managing Director, Belships ASA
Telefon 22 52 76 00 / 924 90 400
Osvald Fossholm, Finance Director, Belships ASA
Telefon 22 52 76 00 / 908 87 393
Denne opplysningen er informasjonspliktig etter verdipapirhandelloven § 5-12.
These materials are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States (including its territories and possessions, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia, Canada, Japan or Hong Kong or in other jurisdictions where such distribution is not lawful. These materials do not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”). There will be no public offer of securities in the United States. 
The contemplated issue of ordinary shares (the “Offer Shares”) in Belships ASA (“the Company”), the exercise or sale of subscription rights contemplated to be issued in the Rights Offering (the “Subscription Rights”) and the subscription or purchase of Shares or Rights (the “Rights Offering”) are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. The Company assumes no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions.
This stock exchange release is for information purposes only and has not been approved by any regulatory authority. It is not a prospectus, disclosure document or offering document and does not purport to be complete. Nothing in this stock exchange release should be interpreted as a term or condition of the Rights Offering. Investors should not subscribe for, purchase, otherwise acquire, sell or otherwise dispose of Rights and/or ordinary shares except on the basis of information in the prospectus published by the Company in connection with the Rights Offering (the “Prospectus”) which contains further information relating to the Company as well as a summary of the risk factors to which any investment is subject. This stock exchange release does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to acquire any securities offered by any person in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is unlawful. 
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