TINC announces intention to launch an Initial Public Offering and listing on Euronext Brussels
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TINC Comm. VA (“TINC” or the “Company”), a Belgian infrastructure investment company, today announces its intention to launch an Initial Public Offering (the “IPO” or the “Offering) of its ordinary shares on Euronext Brussels.
TINC aims to raise approx. EUR 140 million in an offer that will consist of new and existing shares.
TINC is a Belgian investment company holding investments in predominantly mature and operational public and private infrastructure assets. TINC holds and has secured a diversified investment portfolio of about EUR 150 million in Public Private Partnerships (PPP), energy and real assets, located in Belgium and The Netherlands.
TINC will be the first listed infrastructure investment company on Euronext Brussels and will offer investors a unique opportunity to invest in the infrastructure asset class.
Manu Vandenbulcke, CEO TINC: “We are pleased to announce our intention to list TINC on Euronext Brussels. TINC has been an active infrastructure investor since its inception in 2007. The listing will provide the company with the tools and funding to further grow its investment portfolio, whilst at the same time offering institutional and retail investors flexible access to an asset class which has hitherto been characterized by important hurdles in terms of investment size, duration and liquidity. We are convinced that TINC will continue to be a long term financial partner to both public and private infrastructure initiatives. TINC is ready to continue its ambitious growth.”
Marc Vercruysse and Peter Vermeiren, respectively Gimv and Belfius, on TINC: “In 2007, Gimv and Belfius made a strategic choice to combine their forces in an infrastructure joint-venture. With this initiative we created a tool to mobilize savings to invest in community infrastructure. TINC could benefit from this strong platform and has grown into a key local player in infrastructure investments. We are convinced that TINC is now ready to take the next step towards further growth. As principal shareholders, we continue to support the management team and remain strongly committed to TINC, also after the IPO."