Announcement of proposed private placement of Ordinary Shares to several leading Israeli institutional investors and Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.

  • Or Yehuda, Israel
  • May 29, 2018


Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: MGIC), a global provider of end-to-end integration and application development platforms and IT consulting servicesannounced today that its board of directors has approved a proposed private placement of 3,150,559 Ordinary Shares of the Company to several leading Israeli institutional investors and 1,117,734 Ordinary Shares of the Company to its principal shareholder, Formula Systems (1985) Ltd., under the same terms.

The Company’s gross proceeds from the offering are expected to be $35.0 million based on a price of $8.20 per share. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to support its continued organic growth momentum and funding of potential acquisitions.

The closing is expected to take place after receipt of the requisite regulatory approvals, which are expected to be obtained during June 2018. Formula Systems will, following completion of this offering, own approximately 45.3% of our Ordinary Shares.

Barak Capital Underwriting Ltd. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.

Guy Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Magic Software Enterprises, said: “We are pleased to announce the successful private placement of our shares, reflecting our investors’ boosted confidence in Magic Software, fueled by the Company’s continued double-digit growth momentum over the past years.This substantial influx of funds coupled with Magic Software’s existing strong financial position will enable the Company to further enhance its leading-edge solutions for enterprises’ digital transformations, and to ramp up its merger and acquisitions efforts.”

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities.

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For further information contact:

Amit Birk | VP M&A and General Counsel 

Magic Software Enterprises


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