Thomas Rex proposed as new Chairman of Acconeer AB
BGA Invest AB, org.no 556653-5182, and Winplantan AB, org.no 556936-5082 - who together hold approximately 26 per cent of the shares and votes in Acconer AB - have today announced to the company that they will propose Thomas Rex as new Chairman of the board at Acconeer's annual general meeting April 14, 2020. Current Chairman Bengt Adolfsson announced at the same time that he declines re-election as Chairman, but is available for re-election as a member of the Board.
- As a major owner and exiting Chairman, I am very positive about being able to propose Thomas Rex as the new Chairman of the Board. With his broad experience of technical and business-oriented roles in several companies in the semiconductor business, combined with good insight in the company's operations, he can contribute to an even stronger development of Acconeer AB, says Bengt Adolfsson, exiting Chairman and shareholder through BGA Invest AB.
Thomas Rex has been a member of the Board of Acconeer AB since 2014, and he has a solid background in the technology industry in Sweden as well as internationally. Today he is the Senior Vice President of Special Projects at Fingerprint Cards AB and is a part of Fingerprint Cards' executive management since 2011. In the past, Thomas has worked for Ericsson AB for 20 years, during which he was based in Tokyo, Japan for seven years as Vice President of Sales, Asia for Ericsson Mobile Platforms. Other experiences include roles as Head of Sales at Nanoradio and Board member of Kisel AB until 2014.
For additional information, please contact:
Lars Lindell, Lars Lindell, CEO Acconeer, Phone: +46 10218 92 00, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Rex, proposed Chairman of the Board, Phone: +46 10218 92 00, E-mail: email@example.com
Bengt Adolfsson, exiting Chairman of the Board, Phone: +46 10218 92 00, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This information is information that Acconeer AB is required to disclose by the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was provided by the above contact person, for publication on February 17, 2020 08.00.
About Acconeer AB
Acconeer is a leading radar sensor company based in Lund, south Sweden, in Ideon, the country's hottest region for wireless technologies. Acconeer is developing a truly leading ultra-low power, high precision 3D sensor which will revolutionize the way that mobile devices interpret their surroundings. Acconeers ultra-low power and millimeter precision sensor will be a robust and cost-effective solution for applications ranging from virtual reality and gaming to security and robot control. Information from the sensor can also be used to identify different materials, these are just some examples of the wide range of possibilities of application areas for the sensor. Acconeer is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market with the ticker code ACCON, Redeye is the company's Certified Advisor (CA) and can be reached via telephone +46 (0)8 121 576 90 or via mail email@example.com. For more information: www.acconeer.com
Acconeer provides German start-up Packwise with radar sensor for their development of radar-based level measurement of IBC tanks. The interaction of two innovative solutions opens up new sustainable possibilities in container logistics, and the Dresden-based start-up Packwise and Acconeer are now working together. The A1 radar sensor is being used for the first time to measure fill level in a product targeting IBC tanks.
Ordern avser Acconeers radarsensor A111 samt referenskortet XR112. Digi-Keys globala online-plattform är fortsatt en viktig distributionskanal för Acconeer då den når såväl globala aktörer som mindre lokala nischproducenter.
The order relates to Acconeer's A111 radar sensor and the XR112 reference board. Digi-Key's global online platform, serving both global players as well as smaller local niche producers, remains an important distribution channel for Acconeer.
Acconeer has successfully achieved the certification of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems under the ISO Standards 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 for development and sales of semiconductors, modules and software.
Kvalificeringen av radarsensorn A1 enligt AEC - Q100 nivå 3, som täcker temperaturer mellan -40°C - +85°C, erhålls ett kvartal tidigare jämfört med tidigare kommunicerad plan.
Acconeer completes AEC - Q100 grade 3 qualification of the A1 radar sensor for the automotive industry
The A1 sensor AEC - Q100 grade 3 qualification, which covers the temperatures -40°C - +85°C, has been completed a quarter ahead of previously announced plans.
Ordern gäller Acconeers radarsensor A111. Chip Power Technology Corp. är en ledande distributör i Taiwan som har varit en del av Acconeers globala distributörsnätverk sedan juni 2019. Detta är den första volymordern från Taiwan, avsedd att tillhandahålla sensorer till kunder inom affärsområdet parkeringssensorer.
The order relates to Acconeer's A111 radar sensor. Chip Power Technology Corp. is a leading distributor in Taiwan and has been a part of Acconeer's global distributor network since June 2019. This is the first volume order from Taiwan, providing sensors to customers in the parking sensor segment.
Acconeer har utökat avtalet med Restar Electronics Corporation så att det även inkluderar Amerika. Sedan juli 2019 har de två bolagen ett distributörsavtal för den japanska marknaden, och beslutet att utöka det till Amerika kommer som ett resultat av de framsteg som nåtts i Japan.
Acconeer has extended the agreement with Restar Electronics Corporation to include the Americas. Since July 2019 the two companies have a distributor agreement for the Japanese market, and the decision to extend it to the Americas comes as a natural result of the good progress seen in Japan.
Acconeer genomför en riktad nyemission om 4 062 000 aktier och tillförs härigenom cirka 65 miljoner kronor
Styrelsen för Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" eller "Bolaget") har i enlighet med vad som offentliggjordes i Bolagets pressmeddelande tidigare idag, med stöd av bemyndigandet från årsstämman den 14 april 2020, beslutat om och genomfört en nyemission om 4 062 000 aktier (den "Riktade Nyemissionen"). Teckningskursen för aktierna i den Riktade Nyemissionen uppgick till 16 kronor per aktie. Genom den Riktade Nyemissionen tillförs Acconeer cirka 65 miljoner kronor före avdrag för transaktionskostnader. Den Riktade Nyemissionen tecknades av Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. samt ett antal institutionella investerare.
Acconeer completes a directed new share issue of 4,062,000 new shares, raising proceeds of approximately SEK 65 million
The board of directors of Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" or the "Company") has, in accordance with the Company's press release earlier today, with support of the authorization granted by the annual general meeting 14 April 2020, resolved on and carried out a new share issue of 4,062,000 shares (the "Directed New Share Issue"). The subscription price of the shares in the Directed New Share Issue amounts to SEK 16 per share. Through the Directed New Share Issue Acconeer will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 65 million before deduction of transaction costs. The Directed New Share Issue was subscribed for by Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. and a number of institutional investors.
Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" eller "Bolaget") offentliggör idag sin avsikt att genomföra en riktad nyemission om cirka 60 miljoner SEK till svenska och internationella institutionella investerare (den "Riktade Nyemissionen"). Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., en världsledande tillverkare av elektronikkomponenter, moduler och system för bilar, har åtagit sig att teckna aktier för högst 3 miljoner USD i den Riktade Nyemissionen.
Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" or the "Company") today announces its intention to carry out a directed new share issue of approximately SEK 60 million to Swedish and international institutional investors (the "Directed New Share Issue"). Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., a world-leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and systems for cars, has undertaken to subscribe for shares corresponding to a maximum of USD 3 million in the Directed New Share Issue.
Acconeer och Alps Alpine har ingått ett MoU-avtal om ett gemensamt utvecklingsavtal avseende nästa generations sensorteknik
Acconeer AB och Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. ("Alps Alpine") har idag, 24 April 2020, ingått ett icke-bindande Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") om ett gemensamt utvecklingsavtal för att utveckla nästa generations patenterade pulsad koherent sensor, med sikte på ett brett utbud av applikationer i bil-, industri- och konsumentbranscherna inklusive mobiltelefoni. Enligt MoU-avtalet ska Alps Alpine bidra med upp till 70 miljoner SEK för utveckling av produkten samt erhålla exklusivitet för den nya produkten i bilbranschen. Produkten planeras vara klar för produktion under 2023.
Acconeer and Alps Alpine have entered into an MoU for a joint development agreement of Next-Generation Sensing Technology
Acconeer AB and Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. ("Alps Alpine") have today, April 24th 2020, entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (the "MoU") of a joint development agreement to develop next generation patented Pulse Coherent sensors, targeting a wide range of applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer segments including mobile phones. The MoU prescribes that Alps Alpine will contribute up to USD 7 million towards the development of the product and that Alps Alpine will receive exclusivity for the new product for the automotive market. The product is planned to be ready for production during 2023.
Ordern avser högprestandamodulen XM112, samt tillhörande connector board och linskit. Digi-Keys globala online-plattform är fortsatt en viktig distributionskanal för Acconeer då den når såväl globala aktörer som mindre lokala nischproducenter.
The order relates to the XM112 High Performance Module, and correlating connector board and lens kit. Digi-Key's global online platform, serving both global players as well as smaller local niche producers, remains an important distribution channel for Acconeer.