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04 Feb 2016 Lucas Bols listing anniversary expand

Lucas Bols celebrates one year listing anniversary by sounding gong

Lucas Bols (BOLS) celebrates its first year of listing at Euronext Amsterdam by sounding the gong. Huub van Doorne, CEO Lucas Bols, marks this occasion by sounding the gong to open trading.

Huub van Doorne: "Our mission is to create great cocktail experiences worldwide. The passion with which Lucas Bols cocktail operates on the international market is also seen and appreciated by the financial markets. The listing offers us an additional platform to position ourselves even better. The share of Lucas Bols, with a broad shareholder base of both private and institutional investors, can look back on a successful first year. "

Lucas Bols is the world's oldest distilled brand and one of the oldest active Dutch companies. Over the past 440 years, Lucas Bols became the expert in the art of distilling, mixing and blending liquors, jenever, gin and vodka. The Lucas Bols portfolio consists of over 20 premium and super premium brands that are used as a base for cocktails at cocktail bars all over the world. Lucas Bols's products are sold in more than 110 countries worldwide.

For more information: www.lucasbols.com

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22 Jun 2015 Lucas Bols in AScX Index expand

CEO of Lucas Bols, Huub van Doorne, opens trading to celebrate the inclusion of Lucas Bols in the AScX Index. The AScX index is composed of 25 funds that trade on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange and that rank 51-75 in size. The inclusion in the AScX index follows Lucas Bols’s listing on 4 February 2015.

Van Doorne: "We are pleased with the inclusion of our shares in the small cap index, shortly after our listing four months ago. Being part of this index will further raise our profile among the investor community and we expect a positive impact on the liquidity of the Lucas Bols share.”     

For more information: www.lucasbols.com

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04 Feb 2015 EnterNext welcomes Lucas Bols N.V. expand

40 year old leading global spirits player raises 126 million in IPO
 “This IPO is an important milestone in the 440 years of history of our company. We feel honoured to bring back together two of the oldest Dutch companies still active; the oldest stock exchange in the world and the world’s oldest distilled spirits brand. We are excited to enter this next phase together with our new shareholders , and we look forward to execute our international growth strategy and further strengthen our position as the world’s leading cocktail authority.”.”

Huub van Doorne, CEO Lucas Bols

04 Feb 2015 EnterNext welcomes Lucas Bols N.V. on Euronext Amsterdam expand

440 year old leading global spirits player raises 126 million in IPO, becoming one of the world’s oldest listed companies

Amsterdam - 4 February 2015 – EnterNext, the Euronext subsidiary designed to promote and grow the market for SMEs, today welcomed Lucas Bols N.V. on  the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext (ticker code: BOLS).

Lucas Bols is a leading global spirits player with a unique Dutch heritage including Bols, the world’s oldest distilled spirits brand, dating back to 1575 in Amsterdam. Building on 440 years of history of mastering the art of distilling, mixing and blending, the company today has more than 20 brands across a range of spirits products, sold globally in more than 110 countries. By becoming a listed company Lucas Bols is one of the world’s oldest listed companies.

After opening, the first market price was € 16.52 per share. Based on the first price, the total market capitalization of the company was around € 206million.

Lucas Bols CEO Huub van Doorne: “This IPO is an important milestone in the 440 years of history of our company. We feel honoured to bring back together two of the oldest Dutch companies still active; the oldest stock exchange in the world and the world’s oldest distilled spirits brand. We are excited to enter this next phase together with our new shareholders , and we look forward to execute our international growth strategy and further strengthen our position as the world’s leading cocktail authority.”

“We are delighted to raise our glass to Lucas Bols today, an international company with a strong Dutch heritage,” said Maurice van Tilburg, CEO of Euronext Amsterdam. “It is great to see another leading company list on Euronext Amsterdam as a result of our continuous efforts with EnterNext and market parties to position the exchange as a source of finance for SMEs. We are fully committed to support midsized companies in their growth. We expect more companies to follow Lucas Bols’ example.”

“We would like to congratulate Lucas Bols on its successful IPO,” added Hans Leufkens, Head Client Coverage EnterNext.“More and more companies are looking at the exchange in their search for capital. EnterNext is especially designed to serve and support midsized companies with their financing solutions. The listing provides Lucas Bols enhanced access to a large pool of investors and liquidity in Europe that it can use to finance its future development. Also, the company will benefit from the support EnterNext offers for increasing its reach and visibility.”  

To celebrate the listing, CEO of Lucas Bols Huub van Doorne sounded the gong in Amsterdam to open trading on Euronext’s European markets. He was accompanied by CFO Joost de Vries, Creative & Communications Director Sandie van Doorne, their Supervisory Board and Maurice van Tilburg, CEO of Euronext Amsterdam.

 

04 Feb 2015 Lucas Bols celebrates IPO expand

Lucas Bols CEO Huub van Doorne celebrates the company’s listing by sounding the gong. He is accompanied by CFO Joost de Vries, Creative & Communications Director Sandie van Doorne en their Supervisory Board.

Lucas Bols is the world’s oldest distilled spirits brand and one of the oldest Dutch companies still active. Building on its 440 year old heritage dating back to 1575, the company has mastered the art of distilling, mixing and blending old recipes with new flavours for its portfolio of premium and super-premium brands. Lucas Bols’ owns a portfolio of more than 20 brands across a range of spirits products, including liqueurs, genever, gin and vodka used in cocktail bars around the world. Its products are sold in more than 110 countries.

Van Doorne: “This IPO is an important milestone in the 440 years of history of our company. We feel honoured to bring back together two of the oldest Dutch companies still active; the oldest stock exchange in the world and the world’s oldest distilled spirits brand. We are excited to enter this next phase together with our new shareholders, and we look forward to execute our international growth strategy and further strengthen our position as the world’s leading cocktail authority.”

For more information: www.lucasbols.com

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