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NB Aurora S A SICAF RAIF : Inside Information / Ad Hoc Information – NB AURORA PR (EN) – EN

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14 Novembre 2022

Euronext MIV Milan

2083-16-2022

18:03:40

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NB AURORA SA SICAF-RAIF

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169453

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  • NBAURORAN03 – FRANCESCO MOGLIA
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  • 14 Novembre 2022 18:03:40
  • 14 Novembre 2022 18:03:42

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: PR NAV 30 September 2022

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NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN, SOUTH AFRICA OR THE UNITED STATES

This announcement is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America. This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale into the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States, except pursuant to an applicable exemption from registration. No public offering of securities is being made in the United States.

The investment or investment activity related to the Company is available only to persons falling within the category of professional investors under the MIFID (the “Exempted Persons”) and will be engaged in only with the Exempted Persons. Investors should not subscribe for any securities referred to in this document except on the basis of information contained in the prospectus.

In any EEA Member State, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation. The expression “Prospectus Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 and includes any relevant implementing measure in the relevant Member State. This announcement is related to the disclosure of information that qualified or may have qualified as inside information within the meaning of Article 7 para. 1 of the Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 on market abuse.

NB AURORA: NET ASSET VALUE AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

EQUAL TO EUR 12.1960 PER SHARE – UP TO 1.7% COMPARED TO 30 JUNE 2022 AND 3.9% TO 30 DECEMBER 2021 – DUE TO INCREASE IN THE VALUATION OF ASSETS IN NB AURORA’S PORTFOLIO DESPITE THE CONTINUING EFFECTS OF THE CURRENT MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

  • NET ASSET VALUE OF APPROXIMATELY EUR 299 MILLION (AT 30 JUNE 2022 IT WAS APPROX. EUR 294 MILLION, AND AT 31 DECEMBER 2021

APPROX. EUR 288 MILLION)

Luxembourg, 14 November 2022 – NB Aurora S.A. SICAF-RAIF (hereinafter “NB Aurora” or the “Company”), listed in Italy on Euronext MIV Milan – Professional Segment, with the aim of acquiring holdings in unlisted Italian SMEs, announces that the Board of Directors, which met today, has determined the Net Asset Value (“NAV”) as at 30 September 2022.

The Net Asset Value (“NAV”) is equal to EUR 299.449.615, corresponding to a NAV per outstanding share of EUR 12,1960 (calculated as the ratio of the NAV of EUR 299.449.615 and the total number of shares of 24.553.115).

NAV has changed of about EUR 11.4 million since the beginning of the year, mainly due to an increase in the valuation of NB Aurora’s portfolio companies despite the continuing effects of the current macroeconomic environment.

In detail, the NAV is made up as follows: EUR 10.3 million is represented by the units of Fondo Italiano di Investimento, approximately EUR 215.5 million by the units of the investments in NB Aurora Holdings, approximately EUR 40.2 million by the investment in Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, and approximately EUR 33.5 million in cash, other assets and liabilities.

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During the first nine months of 2022, NB Aurora invested a total of EUR 3.7 million underwriting capital increases in the BluVet S.p.A, a network of veterinary clinics of excellence, to continue the project of growth through acquisitions.

Subsequent to 30 September 2022, a news investment in PromoPharma was signed (for which please refer to the related press release of 28 October), the closing of which is expected by the end of the year with an investment by NB Aurora of EUR 8.0 million. This operation brings the capital invested by NB Aurora from January 2022 to EUR 11.7 million.

In addition, in the first nine months of 2022 EUR 1.2 million was syndicated with NB Aurora Co- investment.

The financial data included in this press release have not been audited.

Definitions

Net Asset Value (total assets less liabilities)

NB Aurora

NB Aurora, the first permanent capital vehicle listed in Italy on the MIV professional segment of the Italian Stock Exchange, has been created with the purpose to invest in unlisted SMEs, conveying financial resources to support their growth and international expansion, thus helping to support the real economy. NB Aurora is promoted by Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, with $418 billion AUM (as of 30 June 2022). The investment target includes top-class SMEs with a leading position in specialized niches and a strong export attitude with a turnover between €30 and €300 million. NB Aurora team operates with an active minority approach, partnering with entrepreneurs with a medium-long term horizon. After the first deal that led NB Aurora to acquire 44.55% of the shares of Fondo Italiano di Investimento (17 initial shareholdings of which it currently still holds the investments in Ligabue, DBA Group, Amut Group and Zeis Excelsa), the fund invested in 10 companies: Club del Sole (leader in the camping-village sector in Italy), Dierre Group (leader in Italy in the production of tech components for industrial automation), PHSE (Italian leader in the temperature-controlled transport of drugs and biological samples), BluVet (network of veterinary clinics), Rino Mastrotto Group (world leader in the production and marketing of leathers for fashion, automotive and furniture industries), Engineering (leader in Italy in the digital transformation of companies, public and private organizations), Veneta Cucine (Europe’s leading manufacturer of fitted kitchens) Comet (leader in Italy in the development and production of tailor-made organic rubber and silicone compounds), Farmo (leader in the production of ‘better for you’ gluten-free products) and Exacer (active in the specialty chemicals business through the development and production of catalyst supports).

For Further Information NB Aurora:

Image Building

Cristina Fossati, Luisella Murtas, Laura Filosi

Tel. +39 02 89011 300

Email nb@imagebuilding.it

IR_NBAurora@nb.com

www.nbaurora.com

This document is addressed to professional clients only.

Neuberger Berman AIFM SARL is authorised and regulated as an alternative investment fund manager by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and is registered in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, at 9, rue du Laboratoire, L-1911 Luxembourg.

NB Aurora S.A. SICAF-RAIF is reserved alternative investment fund (RAIF) in the form of an investment company with fixed capital (société d’investissement à capital fixe capital SICAF) as per the Luxembourg law of 26 July 2016 on reserved alternative investment funds. The information in this document does not constitute investment advice or an investment recommendation and is only a brief summary of certain key aspects of the fund.

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An investment in the fund involves risks, with the potential for above average risk, and is only suitable for people who are in a position to take such risks. For more information please read the prospectus and principal fund documents.

In relation to each member state of the EEA (each a “Member State”), this document may only be distributed and shares may only be offered or placed in a Member State to the extent that: (1) the fund is permitted to be marketed to professional investors in the relevant Member State in accordance with AIFMD (as implemented into the local law/regulation of the relevant Member State); or (2) this document may otherwise be lawfully distributed and the shares may otherwise be lawfully offered or placed in that Member State (including at the initiative of the investor). In relation to each Member State of the EEA which, at the date of this document, has not implemented AIFMD, this document may only be distributed and shares may only be offered or placed to the extent that this document may be lawfully distributed and the shares may lawfully be offered or placed in that Member State (including at the initiative of the investor).

Germany: Shares of the fund may in particular not be distributed or marketed in any way to German retail or semi-professional investors if the fund is not admitted for distribution to these investor categories by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht).

United Kingdom: This document is directed only at persons who are professional clients or eligible counterparties for the purposes of the FCA’s Conduct of Business Sourcebook. The opportunity to invest in the Fund is only available to such persons in the United Kingdom and this document must not be relied or acted upon by any other persons in the United Kingdom.

Switzerland: The distribution of this fund in Switzerland will be exclusively made to, and directed at, qualified investors (“Qualified Investors”), as defined in the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act of 23 June 2006, as amended (“CISA”) and its implementing ordinance, the Collective Investment Schemes Ordinance of 22 November 2006, as amended (“CISO”). Accordingly, the fund has not been and will not be registered with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (“FINMA”). This document and/or any other offering materials relating to the fund may be made available in Switzerland solely to Qualified Investors. The fund is domiciled in Luxembourg. The Swiss representative is FIRST INDEPENDENT FUND SERVICES LTD, Klausstrasse 33, CH – 8008 Zurich and the Swiss paying agent is Neue Helvetische Bank AG, Seefeldstrasse 215, CH-8008 Zurich. The principal fund documents may be obtained free of charge at the registered office of the Swiss representative. In respect to the shares in the fund distributed to Qualified Investors in Switzerland, the place of performance and the place of jurisdiction is at the Swiss representative’s registered office.

This document is presented solely for information purposes and nothing herein constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold a security.

We do not represent that this information, including any third party information, is accurate or complete and it should not be relied upon as such.

No recommendation or advice is being given as to whether any investment or strategy is suitable for a particular investor. Each recipient of this document should make such investigations as it deems necessary to arrive at an independent evaluation of any investment, and should consult its own legal counsel and financial, actuarial, accounting, regulatory and tax advisers to evaluate any such investment.

It should not be assumed that any investments in securities, companies, sectors or markets identified and described were or will be profitable. Any views or opinions expressed may not reflect those of the firm as a whole.

All information is current as of the date of this material and is subject to change without notice.

The fund described in this document may only be offered for sale or sold in jurisdictions in which or to persons to which such an offer or sale is permitted. The fund can only be promoted if such promotion is made in compliance with the applicable jurisdictional rules and regulations. This document and the information contained therein may not be distributed in the US. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results. The value of investments may go down as well as up and investors may not get back any of the amount invested. The performance data does not take account of the commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of units.

The value of investments designated in another currency may rise and fall due to exchange rate fluctuations in respect of the relevant currencies. Adverse movements in currency exchange rates can result in a decrease in return and a loss of capital.

No part of this document may be reproduced in any manner without prior written permission of Neuberger Berman Europe Limited. The “Neuberger Berman” name and logo are registered service marks of Neuberger Berman Group LLC.

© 2018 Neuberger Berman Group LLC. All rights reserved.

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