Johnson & Johnson partially converts its convertible loan
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
Allschwil, Switzerland – October 2 7 , 2021
Idorsia Ltd (SIX: IDIA) today announced that Cilag Holding AG, an indirect
subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, notified Idorsia that it will convert a second
tranche of the remaining principal amount of CHF 445 million convertible loan,
such that CHF 110 million will be converted into 9.6 million shares of Idorsia.
As a result of the conversion, Idorsia will issue 9’581’882 new shares and
Idorsia share capital will increase from CHF 8’364’748.55 to CHF 8’843’842.65,
divided into 176’876’853 Idorsia shares.
As a result of conversion of the second tranche of the convertible loan, Cilag
Holding AG will hold 5.7% of Idorsia’s issued share capital. Following
conversion, the remaining principal amount of the convertible loan will be CHF
335 million, convertible into 29.1 million shares of Idorsia.
Notes to the editor
About the convertible loan
On June 15, 2017, Cilag Holding AG (“Cilag”) provided a loan of CHF 580 m to
Idorsia, which was convertible into ordinary shares of Idorsia up to an
aggregate of 32% of the share capital at the time that the loan was provided.
The loan does not carry interest, has a term of 10 years and matures on June
On June 19, 2017, a first tranche of the convertible loan of CHF 135 m was
mandatorily converted and Cilag acquired 11,793,220 of the shares of Idorsia.
These shares were sold by Cilag in a secondary offering on July 8, 2020.
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