PRESS RELEASE PREMUDA
CAPITAL INCREASE FROM € 55,887,480 TO € 67,064,976
100% OF THE ISSUANCE HAS BEEN SUBSCRIBED
BANCA GENERALI WAS NOT REQUIRED TO SUBSCRIBE ANY SHARE
The public sale of the residual option rights from 26 to 30 July 2004 (sold out on 28July) and their subsequent subscription, closed the capital increase of Premuda, asresolved by the extraordinary Shareholders meeting held on May 25, 2004.
A number of 22,354,992 new ordinary shares (enjoyment 1 January 2004) were subscribed, at the nominal price of € 0.50 each, for a total of € 11,177,496.
100.00% of the offered shares were subscribed by the stock market and Banca Generali Spa (that granted the full issuance) was not required to subscribe any share.
The three main shareholders Navigazione Italiana Spa, Assicurazioni Generali Spa and Duferco Italia Holding Spa, subscribed their portion of 11,557,259 new shares (51,7% of the offer), maintaining unchanged their stakes.
The deposit and registration of the capital increase in the Commercial Registry of Trieste will be executed as prescribed by law.
Following the increase, the share capital amounts to € 67,064,976, divided into 134,055,009 ordinary shares and 74,943 saving shares, nominal value € 0.50 each.