AURELIUS successfully places capital increase

06.08.2008

AURELIUS successfully places capital increase

  • Platzierung von 306.750 neuen Aktien bei institutionellen Investoren
  • Ausgabebetrag von 16,30 Euro pro Aktie
  • Mittelzufluss in Höhe von fünf Millionen Euro

Munich-based industrial holding AURELIUS today successfully placed a capital increase with institutional investors. In the course of the transaction the share capital of the company increased by 306,750 euro to 9,322,250 euro. The issue price of the 306,750 no-par shares was set at 16.30 euro and thus approximately corresponded to the average closing price of the AURELIUS share of the previous five trading days. Overall the company thus receives further liquidity of about five million euro.

Ulrich Radlmayr, Chief Financial Officer of AURELIUS, on the rationale behind the transaction: “Many institutional investors are convinced of the ‘Good Home’ approach of AURELIUS. With this transaction we put selected investors in the position to participate in the further growth of our company.” 

AURELIUS already having pursued four acquisitions in 2008 and intends to close another three to five transactions in the course of this year. Due to the continuing positive business development the Managing Board of AURELIUS expects to significantly exceed its current sales and earnings targets for the year.

About AURELIUS AG AURELIUS AG based in Munich, Germany, is a Frankfurt stock exchange listed industrial holding company. AURELIUS acquires and actively develops medium-sized companies and business units that no longer belong to the core business of their previous owners. These include corporate spin-offs and divestitures, as well as companies with operational improvement potential. Through its operational in-house team, AURELIUS enhances the value of its portfolio companies to the benefit of all stakeholders taking into account corporate and social responsibility. The shares of AURELIUS AG are traded on the open market of the Frankfurt stock exchange (ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8).

For further information on AURELIUS please contact: Investor Relations & Corporate CommunicationPhone: +49 (0)89.5447.99.56Fax. +49 (0)89.5447.99.55investor@aureliusinvest.de