Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA: Exit of the majority investment Unicorn Geld- und Wertdienstleistungen GmbH ('Unicorn')

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Disposal

30.06.2011 / 17:30

Frankfurt, den 30 June 2011

  • Exit of the majority investment Unicorn Geld- und Wertdienstleistungen GmbH ('Unicorn')

Frankfurt am Main, 30 June 2011 - With signing sate 29 June 2011 and closing as of today, Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA ('Heliad') sold its investment in the cash and valuable services provider Unicorn. The investment of Heliad in Unicorn was sold to management as part of a Management Buy-out.

The agreed purchase price will generate an accounting profit on the level of Heliad. Moreover, an earn-out structure with the purchaser was agreed, so that Heliad continues to participate in the future potential of the company.


About Heliad

Heliad is an investment company that invests in high-growth companies, mostly in German-speaking countries. In this, Heliad focuses on markets with long-term growth prospects. One key feature of Heliad's investment strategy is the way it closely accompanies its entrepreneurially-minded portfolio companies, offering hands-on support in terms of their strategy and operations. Further information about Heliad can be found at www.heliad.com.

About unicorn

Unicorn is the second largest cash-and valuable services provider in Germany and employs at its 21 locations more than 1,250 employees. Among its services are tailor-made solutions in the area of ​​cash services and logistics, coin money services, ATMs and security services courier services. Further information about Unicorn can be found at www.unicorn.de


Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
Grüneburgweg 18
D - 60322 Frankfurt am Main

Investor Relations
Melanie Büsing
Finance Director
Tel.: +49 (0)69 71 91 59 65 0
E-Mail: investor-relations@heliad.com

edicto GmbH
Axel Mühlhaus
Tel.: +49 (0)69. 90 55 05 52

Unicorn Geld- und Wertdienstleistungen GmbH
Conny Weigl
Lange Laube 7
30159 Hannover
Tel: +49 (0)511 70064 - 340

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