Endava plc (NYSE: DAVA) today announced the launch of a proposed underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 American Depositary Shares (ADSs), each representing one Class A ordinary share of Endava, all of which are being offering by existing shareholders of Endava. In addition, the selling shareholders expect to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 ADSs on the same terms and conditions. Endava will not receive any of the proceeds from the offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Cowen and Company, LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and William Blair & Company, L.L.C. are acting as co-managers for the offering.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (800) 831-9146; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, 10010, by telephone at 1-800-221-1037 or by email at [email protected]; or Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, Attn: Prospectus Department, or by telephone at (800) 503-4611, or by email at [email protected]. For the avoidance of doubt, such prospectus will not constitute a “prospectus” for the purposes of Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU, to the extent implemented in each relevant EU member state) and will not have been reviewed by any competent authority in any EU member state.
A registration statement on Form F-1 related to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. Copies of the registration statement can be accessed by visiting the SECs website at www.sec.gov. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Endava is a leading next-generation technology services provider and helps accelerate disruption by delivering rapid evolution to enterprises. Using distributed enterprise agile at scale, Endava collaborates with its clients, seamlessly integrating with their teams, catalysing ideation and delivering robust solutions. Endava helps its clients become digital experience-driven businesses by assisting them in their journey from idea generation to development and deployment of products, platforms and solutions.
Laurence Madsen, Investor