FREYR Battery Files Form S-4 for Redomicile from Luxembourg to U.S.

September 11, 2023

NEW YORK & OSLO, Norway & LUXEMBOURG--FREYR Battery (NYSE: FREY) (“FREYR”), a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, announced that its wholly owned affiliate, FREYR Battery, Inc., a United States Delaware corporation, has filed an S-4 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as the next step of its previously announced process to redomicile to the U.S.

On August 10, 2023, FREYR announced a plan to redomicile from Luxembourg to the U.S. effective year-end 2023. The filing of the registration statement on form S-4 is the next step in that process. The S-4 registration statement, which can be found on the SEC’s website, includes a summary of the transaction rationale, implications, and other considerations.

A description of the expected tax considerations is included in the S-4:
U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations, Luxembourg Tax Considerations, Norway Tax Considerations.

In 2023, FREYR’s Board of Directors and management team undertook a review of the company’s jurisdiction of incorporation of its ultimate parent company. FREYR’s Board of Directors believes that the redomiciliation will enhance long-term shareholder value by providing potential strategic opportunities and benefits, including:

The transaction will require a shareholder vote for approval later this year, the details of which will be provided at a later date.

About FREYR Battery

FREYR Battery aims to provide industrial scale clean battery solutions to reduce global emissions. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, FREYR’s mission is to produce clean battery cells to accelerate the decarbonization of energy and transportation systems globally. FREYR has commenced building the first of its planned factories in Mo i Rana, Norway and announced potential development of industrial scale battery cell production in the United States.

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

All statements, other than statements of present or historical fact included in this press release are forward looking statements.

These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expected results. Most of these factors are outside FREYR’s control and are difficult to predict. Additional information about factors that could materially affect FREYR is set forth under the “Risk Factors” section in (i) FREYR’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on September 1, 2022 and (ii) FREYR's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022 that was filed with the SEC on February 27, 2023, available on the SEC’s website at


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