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SOURCE Elbit Imaging Ltd.
TEL AVIV, Israel, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) (the "Company") announced today that as a result of the closing of the plan of arrangement among the Company and its unsecured financial creditors (the "Debt Restructuring") on February 20, 2014, the Company will recognize gain in the first quarter of 2014 in the total amount of approximately NIS 1.6 billion (approximately US$ 457 million). Furthermore, as a result of the Debt Restructuring, the Company's shareholders' equity will increase in the total amount of approximately NIS 1.9 billion (approximately US$ 544 million) (the "Shareholders Equity Increase").
Compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rules
Further to the Company's announcement on December 5, 2013 that it has received notice from the Listing Qualifications Department of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") that the Company has ceased to comply with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(b)(1)(A) requiring companies listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market to maintain a minimum of US$10,000,000 in shareholders' equity (the "Listing Rule"), the Company announced today that it has regained compliance with the Listing Rule, as a result of the closing of the Debt Restructuring and the Shareholders Equity Increase.
Nasdaq will continue to monitor the Company's ongoing compliance with the shareholders' equity requirement and, if at the time of its next periodic report the Company does not evidence compliance, then in such event, it may be subject to delisting.
About Elbit Imaging Ltd.
Elbit Imaging Ltd. operates in the following principal fields of business: (i) Commercial and Entertainment Centers - Initiation, construction and sale of shopping and entertainment centers and other mixed-use real property projects, predominantly in the retail sector, located in Central and Eastern Europe and in India, primarily through its subsidiary Plaza Centers N.V. In certain circumstances and depending on market conditions, the Company operate and manage commercial and entertainment centers prior to their sale; (ii) Hotels - Hotel operation and management; (iii) Medical Industries - (a) research and development, production and marketing of magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound treatment equipment and (b) development of stem cell population expansion technologies and stem cell therapy products for transplantation and regenerative medicine; (iv) Residential Projects - Initiation, construction and sale of residential projects and other mixed-use real property projects, predominately residential, located primarily in India; and (v) Fashion Apparel - Distribution and marketing of fashion apparel and accessories in Israel.
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