Q-FREE ASA – Disclosure of large shareholding and mandatory notification of trade

Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement on 26 September 2023, regarding an agreement entered into by Rieber & Søn AS for Juniper Holdco AS to acquire Rieber & Søn AS’ shareholding in Q-Free ASA (the “Transaction”). Rieber & Søn AS is a company directly and indirectly controlled by Fritz Rieber through Atlantis Vest AS and Zee Ploeg AS, and a close associate of Trond Valvik, chairman of the board of directors of Q-Free ASA. The Transaction comprises Rieber & Søn AS’ entire shareholding of 69,843,934 shares and votes in Q-Free ASA, representing 62.78% of Q-Free ASA’s issued and outstanding votes.

The Transaction will be completed on or before 2 October 2023, provided that certain conditions remain satisfied or are waived by Juniper Holdco AS by such date. Following such completion, Rieber & Søn AS will hold no shares or rights to shares in Q-Free ASA.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements in Regulation EU 596/2014 (MAR) article 19 number 3 and sections 4-2 and 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.