Press Releases // Corporate News

Press Releases // Corporate News

Our press releases.

12.03.2020  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities reports very good preliminary numbers for the 2019 financial year

  • EBITDA of the combined Group reaches EUR 271.4 million, second-highest result in the Group’s history 
  • Several successful exits and attractive new acquisitions in 2019
  • High cash and cash equivalents of EUR 435.7 million, new share buyback program launched 
  • Good start to 2020 with successful sale of the GHOTEL Group 
  • Outlook uncertain due to the current coronavirus crisis

02.03.2020  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities successfully closes acquisition of ZIM Flugsitz GmbH

Mid-market manufacturer of economy and premium economy aircraft seats with a good market position in a growing market environment

Long-term order backlog and very good demand

14.02.2020  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities sells property in Göttingen to Art-Invest Real Estate

  • Hotel acquired from private owner in early 2018
  • Since then extensively renovated by corporate owner
  • AURELIUS’ involvement in hotel activities to be concluded in first quarter 2020

03.02.2020  // AURELIUS acquires Renewable Power Systems and Protection Relays Business from US-based Woodward, Inc.

  • Producer of converters and aftermarket components for the wind industry as well as medium and high voltage protection relays for industrial applications
  • AURELIUS expertise in complex carve-outs once again pays off

16.01.2020  // AURELIUS sells the GHOTEL Group for EUR 63 million to Art Invest Real Estate

  • Successful transformation of Deutsche Post residential facilities into a dynamic 3- and 4-star hotel chain
  • Strong growth primarily thanks to a successful buy-and-build strategy, further expansion with 7 additional openings through 2023

08.01.2020  // AURELIUS steps up CO2 reduction measures and offsets CO2 emissions from air travel

  • Measures introduced to permanently reduce CO2 emissions
  • CO2 offsetting of the air travel of all holding company employees in the 2019 financial year

23.12.2019  // AURELIUS makes Christmas donation of EUR 68,000 this year to the charitable association AVICENNA Kultur- und Hilfswerk e.V.

  • The donation is financing the AURELIUS School for Syrian refugee children in Turkey
  • Additional psychological counselling and physiotherapy to help the children overcome traumatic war experiences and injuries

23.12.2019  // AURELIUS acquires electronic components businesses Distrelec and Nedis from Swiss Dätwyler Group

  • Acquired business units are leading distributors of electronics components in Europe
  • Revenues of EUR 275 million across 15 countries
  • Fifth mid-market acquisition by AURELIUS in 2019 and renewed confirmation of core competence in corporate carve-outs

16.12.2019  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities acquires ZIM Flugsitz GmbH

  • German “Mittelstand” manufacturer of economy and premium economy aircraft seats with good position in a growing market
  • Fourth mid-market acquisition by AURELIUS in 2019

02.12.2019  // AURELIUS wins “Private Equity Turnaround of the Year” award for successful exit from Solidus Solutions

  • Recognition by prestigious Institute for Turnaround (IFT) for the second time in three years for the Group’s most successful exit to date
  • Jury impressed by the strategic carve-out, bolt-on and organic growth of Solidus Solutions under AURELIUS’ ownership

18.11.2019  // AURELIUS closes sale of Scandinavian Cosmetics Group to Accent Equity

Successful transformation into a leading Nordic brand management company

The buyer, Accent Equity, will support Scandinavian Cosmetics in its next growth phase

11.11.2019  // AURELIUS portfolio company NDS Group AS enters biggest supplier agreement in the Norwegian Aftermarket

  • Multiyear agreement accounts for more than 7% sales growth of the company
  • Major milestone in strategic development of the company achieved