Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, October 2, 2023 – In its decision of September 29, 2023, SIX Exchange Regulation AG approved an extension of the publication deadline of Leclanché’s (SIX: LECN) 2023 semi-annual report until October 31, 2023.
The Company has requested an extension of the deadline for releasing its 2023 semi-annual report due to various illness-related absences in the finance team, which have delayed the consolidation work for semi-annual report. These unforeseen events have taken place in addition to changes in the Company’s accounting team, during the past months.
In its decision of September 29, 2023, SIX Exchange Regulation AG requested Leclanché to insert the below excerpt in this ad hoc announcement:
The exemption request of Leclanché (Issuer) dated 27 September 2023 regarding an extension of the deadline to publish its 2023 semi-annual report and to file such report with SIX Exchange Regulation AG until 31 October 2023 at the latest is granted with the following reservation (lit. a) and under the following conditions (lit. b):
Leclanché is a world leading provider of low-carbon footprint energy storage solutions based on lithium-ion cell technology. Established in 1909 in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, Leclanché’s history and heritage is rooted in battery and energy storage innovation. The company’s Swiss culture for precision and quality, together with its production facilities in Germany, make Leclanché the partner of choice for companies seeking the very best in battery performance and who are pioneering positive changes in how energy is produced, distributed and consumed around the world. Leclanché is organised into three business units: energy storage solutions, e-Mobility solutions and specialty battery systems. The company currently employs over 350 people with representative offices in eight countries around the world. Leclanché is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX: LECN).
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to Leclanché’s business, which can be identified by terminology such as “strategic”, “proposes”, “to introduce”, “will”, “planned”, “expected”, “commitment”, “expects”, “set”, “preparing”, “plans”, “estimates”, “aims”, “would”, “potential”, “awaiting”, “estimated”, “proposal”, or similar expressions, or by expressed or implied discussions regarding the ramp up of Leclanché’s production capacity, potential applications for existing products, or regarding potential future revenues from any such products, or potential future sales or earnings of Leclanché or any of its business units. You should not place undue reliance on these statements. Such forward-looking statements reflect the current views of Leclanché regarding future events, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. There can be no guarantee that Leclanché’s products will achieve any particular revenue levels. Nor can there be any guarantee that Leclanché, or any of the business units, will achieve any particular financial results
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