投資者財團宣佈自願性建議公開現金要約收購亞瑪芬體育全部股份

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  • 每股要約價格為現金40.00歐元,較三個月不受干擾成交量加權平均交易價格溢價43%
  • 亞瑪芬體育董事會已決定一致建議股東接受要約收購
  • 部分主要股東已不可撤銷地承諾接受要約收購,合共約佔亞瑪芬體育7.91%的已發行股份及投票權
  • 要約收購將為亞瑪芬股東以及投資者財團帶來雙贏的局面:要約價格較亞瑪芬體育的股價有大幅現金溢價,對亞瑪芬體育的股東來說極具吸引力,而投資者財團可有機會助力亞瑪芬充分釋放其長期增長潛力,特別在快速增長的中國市場
  • 投資者財團計劃將保持亞瑪芬體育的獨立運營,並會另行設立董事會。投資者財團已邀請 Heikki Takala 先生(亞瑪芬體育現任總裁兼首席執行官)及其主要管理團隊繼續領導公司的業務運營
  • 投資者財團預期,收購事項對亞瑪芬體育的經營或資產、管理層或僱員的職位或業務地點不會立刻產生實質性的影響

香港和芬蘭赫爾辛基2018年12月7日電 /美通社/ — 由安踏體育、方源資本、Anamered Investments 及騰訊組成的投資者財團宣佈,透過新成立的 Mascot Bidco Oy 公司,自願性建議公開現金要約收購亞瑪芬體育公司(「亞瑪芬體育」)所有已發行及發行在外的股份。

每股要約價格為現金40.00歐元,較其三個月不受干擾成交量加權平均交易價格溢價43%[1]。亞瑪芬體育全部已發行及發行在外股本的要約收購價值約為46億歐元。要約定價乃參考亞瑪芬體育的市場定位、過往業務和財務表現,其在可見未來的經營前景和財務狀況,以及亞瑪芬體育現時及歷史股價。

亞瑪芬體育董事會已決定一致建議股東接受要約收購。以下亞瑪芬體育的主要股東已不可撤銷地承諾,在符合某些常規條件的情況下接受要約收購:Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company、Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company、Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited 及 Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company,合共佔亞瑪芬體育約7.91%的已發行股份及投票權。此外,持有4.29%的已發行股份及投票權的股東 Maa- ja vesitekniikan tuki r.y. 表示對要約收購看法正面。

安踏體育主席兼首席執行官丁世忠先生表示:「我們很高興能有機會投資於擁有眾多國際知名品牌的領先體育用品集團亞瑪芬體育。體育是跨越地域、文化的世界語言,將不同背景的人們聯繫在一起。我們與亞瑪芬體育的管理層有著同樣的熱情和理念,希望通過為全球體育愛好者提供卓越的產品、服務和體驗,助他們取得更高的成就和更大的樂趣,並不斷地為體育用品行業的創新定出新基準。我們期待著將亞瑪芬體育旗下卓越的國際品牌及產品帶給中國消費者,他們對專業體育領域的高端產品需求越來越迫切。我們將與其他投資者財團的成員緊密合作,全力支持亞瑪芬體育優秀的管理層及團隊保持其卓越的品牌價值,並在投資財團的支持下將邁入新階段的增長階段。」

安踏體育認為,亞瑪芬體育成功經營著眾多國際知名的體育用品和設備品牌,並在品牌管理、分銷渠道多樣化、研發、產品質量及財務表現方面都有著自己的優勢。亞瑪芬體育的多元化品牌組合也與安踏集團的多品牌戰略不謀而合。是次收購為安踏集團進一步發展高端的國際體育用品品牌提供了不可錯失的良機,安踏體育相信亞瑪芬體育的部分品牌在全球範圍及在中國市場均擁有廣闊的發展前景。在投資者財團其他成員的協助下,亞瑪芬體育的品牌擁有巨大的增長空間,其潛力將得到全面的釋放。

方源資本董事長兼行政總裁唐葵先生表示:「能與安踏體育、騰訊及 Anamered Investments 在這宗重大交易中合作,我們感到十分興奮。同時亦非常尊重和重視亞瑪芬體育旗下具有偉大傳承的全球品牌。我們也十分榮幸能與亞瑪芬體育的管理層及團隊合作,共同規劃入高發展的新一頁。投資者財團的共同長期願景是,進一步投入資源以擴大亞瑪芬體育的業務範圍,為全球消費者提供最優質的產品。」

Hold It All Inc. 主席及 Anamered Investments 擁有者 Chip Wilson 先生表示:「我非常欣賞亞瑪芬體育旗下充滿吸引力的品牌組合,我本人在生活中也是這些品牌的消費者。很高興能有機會協助亞瑪芬體育旗下的品牌於全球發展期待亞瑪芬體育將帶領整個體育用品服飾行業的變革。時下消費者愈發重視產品質量和技術含量,在此大前題下亞瑪芬體育旗下的品牌有龐大的增長潛力。在全球零售業的未來發展方向和亞瑪芬體育增長前景方面,我與丁先生、其他投資者財團成員的看法高度一致,我們有共同的經營理念,在背景上也有著互補優勢,這些都將對亞瑪芬體育的發展大有裨益。」

騰訊總裁兼執行董事劉熾平先生表示:「我們很高興作為投資者財團的一員,並成為亞瑪芬體育及安踏體育的戰略合作夥伴。亞瑪芬體育和安踏體育都是運動產品行業中的佼佼者,擁有出色的產品、知名的品牌以及強勁的零售運營。騰訊擁有由先進技術和社交平台的龐大用戶群支持的智慧零售舉措,我們期待通過這些舉措助力亞瑪芬體育和安踏體育提高運營效率,把握未來的增長機遇。」

亞瑪芬體育主席 Bruno Salzer 先生表示:「亞瑪芬體育已發展成為全球領先的體育用品公司,擁有眾多優質知名品牌。我們自豪於亞瑪芬體育多年來所取得的成就,同時對管理團隊和各位員工所做出的貢獻表示感謝。」

「投資者財團的要約價格較我們的股價有大幅現金溢價,這對我們的股東來說極具吸引力,我們認為這符合公司股東的利益。投資者財團表示將專注於執行發展戰略,帶動亞瑪芬體育的增長,董事會因此備受鼓舞。投資者財團還預期收購事項對我們的團隊和運營不會立刻產生實質影響。」

亞瑪芬體育總裁兼首席執行官 Heikki Takala 先生表示:「我想對我們所有的員工表示衷心感謝 — 是你們的辛勞付出成就了今天的亞瑪芬體育。如今,亞瑪芬體育已成為全球領先的體育用品公司,擁有優異的往績記錄、知名的品牌組合和遍佈全球的組織架構。投資者財團發出的要約是對我們工作的認可,而計劃保持亞瑪芬體育的獨立運營更表明投資者財團對我們發展戰略和經營模式抱有極高的信心。」

「在投資者財團的所有權下,我們將有機會繼續實現強勁且可持續的盈利增長,進一步加快執行我們在服飾產品、消費者直營和中國市場方面的戰略重點。公司加速的成長步伐也為全球的員工帶來更多激動人心的發展機會。我很高興現有的管理層團隊獲邀繼續領導亞瑪芬體育的業務經營,公司在赫爾辛基的總部也得以繼續保留。」

投資者財團認為,擬議的交易是基於以下非常令人信服的商業邏輯:

  • 投資者財團計劃投入大量的時間、資源及精力,幫助亞瑪芬體育在私人所有權下,加速完成其正在進行的及新的重要戰略舉措,包括擴大亞瑪芬體育在中國市場的業務規模;
  • 投資者財團計劃在全球範圍內投入資金和資源用於產品開發和人才建設,為亞瑪芬體育現有的管理團隊和員工提供優質平台,以落實其中長期的戰略發展規劃。投資者財團將致力於加速亞瑪芬體育的增長,提高亞瑪芬體育在全球市場的競爭力,提升亞瑪芬體育快速響應市場變化的能力,並優化亞瑪芬體育的產品和服務。憑藉上述措施,亞瑪芬體育不僅將為公司員工提供更多成長的機會,還將與其所有利益相關者建立更強大、互惠互利的合作夥伴關係;
  • 投資者財團計劃將為亞瑪芬體育提供安踏體育在中國廣泛的分銷網絡、研發資源及製造和採購能力,為加速其在中國市場的發展提供重要機遇。

收購事項完成後,投資者財團計劃將保持亞瑪芬體育的獨立運營,並會另行設立董事會。投資者財團已邀請 Heikki Takala 先生(亞瑪芬體育現任總裁兼首席執行官)及其主要管理團隊繼續領導公司的業務運營。在新的所有權下,亞瑪芬體育的管理層團隊將在董事會的戰略指導下自主執行其商業計劃。

經投資者財團確認,收購事項對亞瑪芬體育的經營或資產、管理層或僱員的職位或業務地點不會立刻產生實質性的影響;並預計在要約收購完成後,亞瑪芬體育公司在赫爾辛基的總部仍將保留。

刊載要約收購詳情的要約收購文件將於2018年12月20日或之前公佈。要約收購的要約期預計將於2018年12月20日前後開始,持續約十週。Mascot Bidco Oy 公司保留根據要約收購條款及條件不時延長要約期的權利。目前預計,要約收購最遲將於2019年第二季度完成。

關於安踏體育

安踏品牌始創於一九九一年,而安踏體育用品有限公司(「安踏體育」,股份代號:2020.HK)在二零零七年於香港交易所主板上市,是中國領先的體育用品公司。多年來,安踏體育主要從事設計、開發、生產、銷售運動鞋服、配飾等運動裝備,面向中國的大眾市場。近年來,安踏集團加快其「單聚焦、多品牌、全渠道」的戰略,深化其在中國體育用品行業的影響力;同時,通過多元化的品牌組合,包括安踏、FILA、DESCENTE、SPRANDI、KINGKOW 及 KOLON SPORT 品牌,抓住各個重要零售渠道的新機遇,挖掘中國大眾和高端體育用品市場的潛力。

關於方源資本

方源資本於二零零七年創立,是亞洲最成熟的獨立私募股權投資公司之一。方源資本專注於對行業領軍企業的長期投資,並與管理團隊密切合作,推動企業增長,創造多元價值,包括戰略、運營、財務和行業整合。方源資本已在亞洲、歐洲和美國完成了一系列成功的標誌性投資,重點投資領域包括消費者、媒體和技術、醫療健康、工業及金融服務。方源資本獲得部分世界上最大的主權財富基金和公共養老金計劃的支持,資產管理規模近50億美元。

關於 Anamered Investments

Anamered Investments Incorporation(「Anamered Investments」)為 Chip Wilson 先生持有的投資工具。 Wilson先生是垂直零售及技術服裝領域的先驅。作為露露檸檬有限公司(lululemon athletica inc.)的創辦人,Wilson 先生是設計技術面料並將技術服裝推向全球市場的專家。Wilson 先生仍對露露檸檬持有主要權益,並持有由私募股權、私人公司、公眾證券和房地產組成的多元化投資組合。 Wilson先生投資的每一家私營企業均獲長期資本的培養及支持,並在業績、治理、財務回報和責任方面都達到了高標準。

關於騰訊

騰訊控股有限公司(「騰訊」)於一九九八年在深圳創立,並於二零零四年在香港聯交所主板上市。騰訊以技術豐富互聯網用戶的生活。公司旗下社交網絡及通訊平台微信和 QQ 將用戶連接到多元化的數字內容,包括遊戲、視頻、音樂和文學。騰訊自主開發的目標用戶定向技術協助廣告主觸達數以億計的中國消費者。在基礎設施服務方面,騰訊在移動支付、網絡安全、雲服務及人工智能等範疇提供與別不同的產品,促進合作夥伴的業務增長。騰訊投資於人才及推動科技創新,務求與互聯網行業共同發展。

關於亞瑪芬體育

亞瑪芬體育是一家擁有國際知名品牌的體育用品公司,旗下品牌包括 Salomon、Arc’teryx、Peak Performance、Atomic、Mavic、Suunto、Wilson 及 Precor 。公司技術先進的運動裝備、鞋履、服裝及配飾旨在改善消費者在運動及戶外活動時的表現,並提升樂趣。亞瑪芬體育旗下的品牌形成一個廣泛而又均衡的組合,並在歐洲、美國和亞太等世界主要市場均有所佈局。亞瑪芬體育的股份於納斯達克赫爾辛基證券交易所掛牌。

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於二零一八年九月十日(即亞瑪芬體育確認獲悉安踏體育和方源資本發出的無約束力初步意向之前的最後交易日)前三個月(含二零一八年九月十日)的不受干擾交易期內。

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