Heliospectra receives short-term loan of approximately SEK 17 million from three main owners

Gothenburg, Sweden, 25 January, 2022

Heliospectra AB (publ), has decided to raise a short-term loan of SEK 17,025,000 from the main owners Weland Stål AB, ADMA Förvaltnings AB, and Corespring New Technology AB. The purpose of the loans is to strengthen the company's liquidity and working capital. With a capital injection of approximately SEK 17 million, which will be transferred to Heliospectra immediately, liquidity is ensured to meet the company's working capital needs in the short term.

The lenders are Heliospectra's three largest shareholders who have entered into separate loan agreements with the company for the following amounts.

Lenders: Loan Amount (SEK)
Weland Stål AB 10 275 000
ADMA Förvaltnings AB   3 875 000
Corespring New Technology AB (f.d. Midroc New Technology AB) 2 875 000
Total: 17 025 000

The loans fall due for payment in full no later than 30 June 2022. The loans run with an annual interest rate of 2 percent and a default interest rate of 8 percentage points above the reference interest rate, in line with the Interest Act (1975: 635). If the company chooses to carry out a new issue of shares, warrants and / or convertibles before the repayment date, the lenders have the right to set off the loan, together with accrued interest, against new shares, warrants and / or convertibles, provided this is possible according to applicable laws and regulations.

The Board assesses that the loans have been raised on market terms.

- Heliospectra is in an exciting phase of change with a new CEO and a new strategy. At the same time, the company is preparing to launch a number of new products on the market in 2022. This is a phase where the company is required to invest and we are grateful to have strong owners who believe in the company's new vision and are willing to invest, says Andreas Gunnarsson , Chairman of the Board of Heliospectra AB (publ).

For More Information:

Rebecca Nordin, Head of IR at Heliospectra | +46 (0)72 536 8116 | ir@heliospectra.com


Heliospectra AB (publ) (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: HELIO) was founded in 2006 in Sweden by plant scientists and biologists with one vision – to make crop production more intelligent and resource-efficient. Today, with customers across seven continents, Heliospectra is the global leader in innovative horticulture lighting technology, custom light control systems and specialized services for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments. Designed by growers for growers, Heliospectra builds customized LED lighting strategies and controls to automate production schedules, forecast yields and monitor crop health and performance with real-time data and response, to deliver the light plants love and the consistent results growers need. 

For more information, please visit https://www.heliospectra.com.  

Company HELIO is listed at Nasdaq First North Growth Market with Redeye AB as Certified Adviser: 
Certifiedadviser@redeye.se, +46 (0)8 121 576 90.  

This information was submitted for publication at 13:35 CET on the 25th of January, 2022.