VIA optronics Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering in U.S.
Nuremberg, Germany and New York, NY: September 8, 2020 - VIA optronics AG (the “Company”), a leading supplier of enhanced display solutions, announced today that on September 4, 2020, it filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) representing ordinary shares in the capital of the Company. The number of ordinary shares to be represented by each ADS, the number of ADS to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. The Company has applied to list its ADSs on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “VIAO”.
Berenberg will act as sole bookrunning manager for the proposed offering.
The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Berenberg Capital Markets LLC, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 53rd Floor, New York, NY 10020, by telephone at (646) 949-9000, or by email at ProspectusRequests@berenberg-us.com.
A registration statement relating to the securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. The securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
VIA is a leading provider of enhanced display solutions for multiple end-markets in which superior functionality or durability is a critical differentiating factor. Its customizable technology is well-suited for high-end markets with unique specifications as well as demanding environments that pose technical and optical challenges for displays, such as bright ambient light, vibration and shock, extreme temperatures and condensation. VIA’s Interactive Display Systems combine system design, interactive displays, software functionality, cameras and other hardware components. VIA’s intellectual property portfolio, process know-how, and optical bonding and metal mesh touch sensor and camera module technologies provide enhanced display solutions that are built to meet the specific needs of our customers.
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