The Supervisory Board of Wacker Chemie AG approved today the conclusion of an irrevocable undertaking with GlobalWafers Co., Ltd., a company based in Taiwan. Under this agreement, WACKER irrevocably undertakes to transfer its entire stake in Siltronic AG – accounting for some 30.8 percent – to GlobalWafers as part of a voluntary takeover bid that GlobalWafers will submit to Siltronic shareholders. The undertaking was signed after the Supervisory Board meeting. The offer price will be €125 per share and the minimum acceptance threshold of the takeover bid 65 percent. The takeover bid by GlobalWafers will be subject to competition law clearances and further regulatory approvals.
Ad-hoc disclosure of December 9, 2020
Disclosure of Insider Information as per Article 17 of MAR
Wacker Chemie AG / Shareholding / Sale
WACKER Intends to Sell Its Stake in Siltronic to GlobalWafers
Munich, Dec 09, 2020
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