Capital increase in IDEX registered

IDEX ASA disclosed on 23 September 2013 that world-class electronics manufacturer World Wide Touch Technology (Holdings) Limited ( had made a further investment in IDEX, amounting to NOK 23.6 million, acquiring 4,680,000 new shares or 1.4 per cent of the expanded share capital.

On 19 September 2013 IDEX issued 315,500 shares to an employee who exercised incentive subscription rights on 19 September 2013.

The combined share capital increase has been registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises, and the shares have been issued.

Following this registration, the share capital of IDEX ASA amounts to NOK 51,287,159.55, divided into 341,914,397 shares at NOK 0.15 par value per share, and there are 28,469,653 incentive subscription rights outstanding.

1 October 2013


Contact: Erling Svela, CFO,  +47 4062 1040,  erling.svela(at)

About IDEX
IDEX ASA specialises in fingerprint imaging and recognition technology. IDEX’s vision is to ensure individuals a safe, secure, and user-friendly use of personal ID. IDEX has developed the award-winning SmartFinger® technology platform based on the Company’s core intellectual property, including the patented fingerprint imaging principle, sensing scheme and chip design. Combined with core software solutions for imaging and authentication, the SmartFinger technology enables on-device enrollment, template storage and verification within the very same module. SmartFinger solutions can be seamlessly integrated into a variety of embedded applications such as mobile phones, one-time password devices, Smartcards, payment and ID cards, payment terminals, access control devices and biometric security and login tokens.

IDEX ASA (ticker IDEX) is a Norwegian public company listed at the Oslo Axess marketplace on the Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). For more information, please visit or contact IDEX at


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.