By Kari Williamson
In the capital increase, LDK Solar will subscribe for a total of 5.79 million new shares of Sunways to be issued against a cash contribution and contributions in kind.
The issue amount of the shares to be granted against the cash contribution amounts to a total of €2,201,805.50.
LDK Solar has also announced its intention to submit a public takeover offer for all outstanding shares in Sunways.
The takeover offer is expected to be published in late January 2012, with a cash consideration of €1.90 per share to be offered to the Sunways shareholders.
Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman, CEO and founder of LDK Solar, says: “We are investing in Sunways because we are convinced of the synergies of our two companies in light of our and Sunways’ products and business models. We also believe in the market potential of the Sunways brand. This is a perfect match for both sides.”