About the IPO - Wacker Chemie AG

About the IPO

Information on Wacker Chemie AG's IPO

Trading commenced for WACKER on the official market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on April 10, 2006. The offering was for up to 13,038,150 no-par-value common bearer shares, each representing a €5 portion of the capital stock and each vested with full dividend rights as of January 1, 2006.

Type of Issue

Initial public offering

Issue Volume

About €1.2 billion (incl. greenshoe option)

Price Range

The bookbuilding range was €70 to €80 per share.

Offer Price

€80 per share

Participating Banks

  • Joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners: Morgan Stanley and UBS Investment Bank
  • Joint lead manager: Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
  • Co-lead managers: BNP PARIBAS, HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt, HVB Corporates & Markets
  • Co-managers: ABN AMRO Rothschild and Bayerische Landesbank