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04.04.2012  // AURELIUS acquires Norwich manufacturing site from Bayer CropScience

  • Further acquisition in Specialty Chemicals business unit
  • Third acquisition by AURELIUS this year

29.03.2012  // AURELIUS publishes its Annual Report 2011

  • Numerous successful transactions were completed in 2011
  • The Group‘s operating performance was positive on the whole
  • Net profit weighed down considerably by impairment losses and non-recurring effects
  • Dividend raised by 54%
  • Outlook for 2012 is positive, further transactions expected in the first six months

07.03.2012  // AURELIUS publishes provisional numbers for 2011

  • Consolidated revenues up 45% to EUR 1,078 million
  • Subsidiaries exhibit positive overall operating performance
  • Operating EBITDA rises to EUR 90 million, net result is negative, due to non-recurring effects
  • Dividend raised to EUR 2,00
  • Good start to the current year 2012

24.01.2012  // AURELIUS acquires Getronics activities in Europe and APAC from Dutch KPN

  • Takeover of activities of the IT service provider in seven European countries (outside of the Netherlands) and in five Asian/Pacific countries (APAC)
  • Continuation of growth of the company to an internationally leading IT service provider in the expanding Getronics Workspace Alliance (GWA)
  • Divestment is part of KPN´s proven strategy of strengthening its global delivery capabilities for major international clients through partnerships

20.01.2012  // AURELIUS sells Consinto to DATAGROUP AG

  • Successful further development and sustainable profitability at Consinto since acquisition by AURELIUS
  • Sales price €17 million plus earnout
  • DATAGROUP intends to significantly expand IT consultancy and outsourcing services

14.11.2011  // AURELIUS grows its business and increases its operating profit in the first nine months of 2011

  • Consolidated revenues up 63 percent to €835.5 million
  • Portfolio companies continue to perform well
  • Acquisition of a 72.5 percent interest in HanseYachts AG completed in the fourth quarter

07.11.2011  // AURELIUS AG: Majority shareholding in HanseYachts AG now in place

  • AURELIUS now has a 72.5 percent shareholding in HanseYachts AG

19.10.2011  // Reederei Deilmann und „Traumschiff“ DEUTSCHLAND mit neuer Eignerin Aurelius auf Erfolgskurs

  • Schwestern Gisa und Hedda Deilmann üben in der Reederei Deilmann keine Funktion mehr aus
  • „Traumschiff“ DEUTSCHLAND von persönlichen Angelegenheiten der Gründerfamilie nicht betroffen
  • Münchner Familien-Holding Aurelius AG 95prozentige Eignerin

22.09.2011  // AURELIIUS-Tochter LD DIDACTIC kauft Spezialisten für Lasersysteme

  • LD DIDACTIC erweitert sein Angebotsspektrum um Photonik unter dem Label „LEYBOLD Photonics – engineered by Dr. Luhs“.
  • LD DIDACTIC übernimmt Produktportfolio von Dr. Luhs
  • Stärkung im Wachstumsmarkt für universitäre Lehrmittel im Bereich Photonik
  • Expansion von LD DIDACTIC nach erfolgreicher Restrukturierung

21.09.2011  // AURELIUS sells Wellman International to Thai Indorama Group

  • Successful development of the company by AURELIUS since acquisition in 2007
  • Company valued at 42 million Euros (enterprise value)
  • Indorama to combine globally leading businesses in virgin and recycled polyester

30.08.2011  // AURELIUS subsidiary Blaupunkt sets up a joint venture in China

  • Blaupunkt, Y&Y Electronics and Dr. Michael Xu found joint venture
  • Rapid expansion of the company location in the planning – Foundation stone laid
  • Significant synergies for positive business development on the local Chinese market

20.08.2011  // Six Star Diamond Award für die MS DEUTSCHLAND

  • Internationale Auszeichnung unterstreicht Spitzenqualität
  • „Traumschiff“ als Preisträger der von Frank Sinatra gegründeten American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
  • Bestnoten bei internationalem Bewertungssystem
  • DEUTSCHLAND als einziges Kreuzfahrtschiff unter deutscher Flagge bereits national mit der „5 Sterne Superior“ Klassifizierung der DEHOGA ausgezeichnet

12.08.2011  // Operating performance of AURELIUS portfolio companies continues to impress in the first half of 2011

  • Half-year revenues up 61 percent to €650.7 million
  • EBITDA of €36.1 million reflects operating strength of subsidiaries
  • Acquisition and exit activities stepped up
  • 65 percent interest in HanseYachts AG acquired at start of third quarter

31.07.2011  // AURELIUS AG acquires majority stake in HanseYachts AG

  • Majority take-over of leading manufacturer of oceangoing sailing yachts with brands Hanse, Moody, Dehler and Fjord
  • Founder and selling majority shareholder Michael Schmidt retained as consultant to the business going forward

27.06.2011  // AURELIUS subsidiary Blaupunkt buys KWest

  • Strategic platform-acquisition strengthens Blaupunkt
  • KWest becomes Blaupunkt Embedded Systems GmbH
  • Blaupunkt increases its automotive and non-automotive activities
  • Schlitz near Fulda will be Blaupunkt’s European development center

26.05.2011  // Pressemitteilung zur Hauptversammlung 2011

  • Dividendenerhöhung auf 1,30 EUR je Aktie (+ 16 Prozent)
  • Neuwahlen zum Aufsichtsrat: bisheriger Aufsichtsrat wiedergewählt

25.05.2011  // AURELIUS with strong increase in operating income in first quarter

  • Quarterly revenues increase by 85 percent to 327.1 million euros
  • Good operating development of subsidiaries
  • Increasing acquisition and exit activity