HeadHunter Group PLC Announces Pricing of Follow-On Offering by Selling Shareholder
Moscow, Russia (July 15, 2020) – HeadHunter Group PLC (“HeadHunter”) (Nasdaq: HHR) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing one ordinary share, offered by ELQ Investors VIII Limited, an investment vehicle associated with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. at a public offering price of $20.25 per share. The selling shareholder also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 ADSs at the public offering price. HeadHunter will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the ADSs being offered by the selling shareholder and will bear the costs associated with the sale of such ADSs, other than the underwriting discounts. The offering is expected to close on July 20, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and VTB Capital plc are acting as joint book running managers for the offering of the ADSs.
The offering of ADSs is being made only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus. The final prospectus supplement will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A copy of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained from the SEC website or from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A shelf registration statement on Form F-3, including a base prospectus, relating to the offering of ADSs was filed with the SEC on June 30, 2020 and was declared effective by the SEC. This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Forward Looking Statements
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Head of Investor Relations