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19.03.2010  // Blaupunkt presents Car Audio Range 2010 at AMICOM trade fair in Leipzig from April 10 to 14

  • Blaupunkt Music Experience at its best at AMICOM 2010
  • New in the product portfolio: GT Power Series for maximum performance
  • Blaupunkt “Germany´s first Choice“ for car hi-fi

22.02.2010  // AURELIUS acquires chemical group ISOCHEM

  • Acquisition from state-owned SNPE Group
  • Leading provider of fine chemicals
  • Consolidated revenues increase by 113 million euros

15.02.2010  // AURELIUS veräußert Homeshopping-Sender Channel21

  • Nach erfolgreicher Neuausrichtung durch AURELIUS hat das Unternehmen schwarze Zahlen erreicht. Wachstumskurs soll fortgesetzt werden
  • Verkauf an Investorengruppe unter Führung des Hamburger Medienunternehmers Michael Oplesch

11.02.2010  // CONSINTO schreibt trotz Umsatzrückgangs schwarze Zahlen

  • Das Krisenjahr gut gemeistert
  • EBIT von rund 1,5 Mio. Euro in 2009 erwirtschaftet
  • Optimismus für die Zukunft

05.02.2010  // Turn-Around der Berentzen-Gruppe erfolgreich

  • AD HOC Meldung nach § 15 WpHG: Vorläufiges Ergebnis
  • Turn-Around der Berentzen-Gruppe erfolgreich: Ergebnisprognose deutlich übertroffen

27.01.2010  // CVC-Camping Van Conversion strebt Neuanfang an

  • CVC-Camping setzt auf Planinsolvenzverfahren

17.11.2009  // AURELIUS-Group again with considerable increase in third quarter 2009

  • Group revenues more than doubled
  • EBITDA rising to 155.6 million euros
  • Free cashflow adding up to 82.0 million euros

03.09.2009  // Untitled Resource

25.08.2009  // AURELIUS-Group with considerable increase in sales, earnings, cash flow and liquidity in first six months

  • Positive operational result additionally emphasized by positive non-recurring effects
  • Free cash flow rising by over 100 million euros

12.05.2009  // First quarter results of AURELIUS reflect negative impact of the economic crisis coinciding with favorable investment opportunities

  • Preliminary figures show a first-time operating loss resulting from the economic crisis
  • A significant bargain purchase effect nevertheless allowed EBITDA to grow to EUR 31.8 million at the same time

22.04.2009  // AURELIUS plans share buyback

  • Public share buyback offer at a fixed price
  • Purchase of up to 300,000 shares at a price of EUR 7.00 per share
  • Acceptance period from 29 April 2009 through 14 May 2009

03.04.2009  // AURELIUS sells Richard Scherpe Group to financial investor

  • 50 percent stake in DMS Digitaler Medienservice sold
  • Sale to medium-sized printer Mensing Drucke

01.04.2009  // AURELIUS acquires British home shopping specialist sit up Ltd. from Virgin Media

  • Purchase of all shares from Virgin Media
  • Second acquisition of a home shopping television network

20.02.2009  // AURELIUS successfully concludes growth year 2008

  • Sales rises to about 580 million euro
  • EBITDA above 70 million euro
  • Cash and equity almost doubled

13.01.2009  // AURELIUS acquires Thales Information Systems

  • Leading IT service provider in Germany with strong customer base
  • Acquisition of all company shares from Thales Group
  • Revenue of around EUR 50 million with positive pretax earnings

19.12.2008  // AURELIUS buys British Book Club Associates from Bertelsmann

  • Acquisition of Britain’s biggest mail-order bookseller
  • All shares acquired from DirectGroup Bertelsmann
  • Group revenue in the mid double-digit million euro range

18.12.2008  // Aurelius buys Blaupunkt product areas from Bosch

  • Product areas produce modern ‘car infotainment’
  • Group revenue rises by EUR 200 million

09.12.2008  // AURELIUS subsidiary Schabmüller purchases AC motor operations from Sauer Danfoss

  • Takeover as of 1 January 2009
  • Revenue growth of around EUR 25 million
  • New jobs created at Berching and Asch sites

27.11.2008  // AURELIUS confirms profitable growth track in the first nine months of 2008

  • Consolidated revenue up to EUR 461.0 million
  • EBITDA at EUR 42.5 million
  • Operating Cash flow increases to EUR 17.4 million