Icade and Silic Shall Actually Merge on 31 December 2013 to Create the First
Commercial Property Company in the “Grand Paris”
PARIS -- December 27, 2013
Today the respective extraordinary shareholders’ general meetings of Silic and
Icade (Paris:ICAD) approve the merger of Silic into Icade, on the basis of an
exchange ratio of 5 Icade shares to 4 Silic shares.
The merger and thus the dissolution without liquidation of Silic will legally
be completed at midnight on December 31, 2013.
Further to the highly successful tender offer for Silic, the completion of
this merger signals the successful completion of the combination project
between Icade and Silic which was launched on 13 December 2011.
This merger will result in the creation of the first commercial property
company in the “Grand Paris”, first owner of offices and business parks in
Europe. The combination of the know-how of the teams of Icade and Silic as
well as the complementary geographical positions of both entities will allow
to develop under the best possible conditions a unique potential of 2millions
of square meters over five growth areas in the “Grand Paris”:
Paris–Saint-Denis–Aubervilliers, Paris–Orly, Paris–La Défense–Nanterre,
Paris–Villejuif et Paris–Roissy.
At the merger completion date, Icade will proceed on the basis of the exchange
ratio with (i) a share capital increase in a nominal amount of 2,212,786.34
euros, increasing its share capital from 110,456,512.52 euros to
112,669,298.86 euros, by way of issuance of 1,451,687 new shares to Silic’s
shareholders (with the exception of Icade and Silic with respect to the
The newly issued Icade shares in consideration for the merger will be admitted
to trading on Compartment A of Euronext Paris under the ISIN code
At the merger completion date, Icade will assume all the obligations of Silic
vis-à-vis (i) the holders of Silic stock options, (ii) the beneficiaries of
Silic free shares in process of vesting and (iii) the holders of Silic bonds
redeemable in cash and/or new shares and/or existing shares (ORNANEs). The
Silic ORNANEs will be maintained to trading on Euronext Paris under the ISIN
code FR0010961128 and those held by Icade will be cancelled.
A listed real estate investment company and subsidiary of the Caisse des
Dépôts, Icade is a major player in Greater Paris and regional development
capable of providing comprehensive, sustainable and innovative solutions that
are tailored to customer needs and the challenges of tomorrow’s cities. In
2012, Icade posted a consolidated turnover of €1,499.3 million and had net
current cash flow of €251.4 million. At June 30, 2013, its EPRA triple net
asset was €4,079.5 million or €78.9 per share.
The text of this press release is available on Icade’s website: www.icade.fr
Founded nearly 40 years ago and owner of a property portfolio comprising more
than 1,224,000 m² of office space and mixed-use buildings in the Paris Region,
Silic is one of France's largest corporate real estate firms.
The text of this press release is available on Silic’s website: www.silic.fr
Nathalie Palladitcheff, +33 (0)1 41 57 72 60
Member of the Executive Board, in charge of finance, legal matters and IT and
of the property services division
Julien Goubault, +33 (0)1 41 57 71 50
Deputy Chief Financial Officer, in charge of financing, corporate and investor
Bruno Meyer, + 33 (0)1 41 45 79 65
Deputy managing director
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