Heliad: Agreement regarding the partial disposal of its portfolio

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Agreement
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The publicly listed investment company Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA ('Heliad') signed a share purchase agreement today regarding the disposal of approximately 50% of its portfolio. The purchaser is the Jersey based, newly established acquisition vehicle Heliad Investments Limited, which is funded by the renowned private equity secondary firm Greenpark Capital Limited ('Greenpark'), London.

The purchase price of € 47.6 million will be paid in several tranches. The first tranche will comprise of approximately 60% of the total transaction amount.

Completion of the transaction is subject to the usual closing conditions and in particular to the legal feasibility of assigning the shares in each of the portfolio companies covered by the purchase agreement. The final closing on the transaction is expected to take place before the end of the first half of 2008.

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
Alexander Mitsch
Chief Financial Officer
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 71 91 59 65 28
E-Mail: alexander.mitsch@heliad.de

03.04.2008  Financial News transmitted by DGAP

Language:     English
Issuer: Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA               Grüneburgweg 18
              60322 Frankfurt am Main
Phone:        +49 (0)69 719 15 965 0
Fax:          +49(0)69 719 15 965 11
E-mail:       info@heliad.de
Internet:     www.heliad.de
ISIN:         DE0006047293
WKN:          604729
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr               in Berlin, München, Stuttgart
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