Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA: Successful close of placement of capital increase

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Capital Increase/Capital Increase

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Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE0006047293) announces that approximately 22,2 million new shares from the capital increase against cash contributions were successfully placed with existing shareholders and new institutional investors in Germany and abroad. For existing shareholders, the subscription price was € 1.23. The issue price for the public offering was also set at € 1.23 per share. As a result, Heliad Equity Partners receives gross issue proceeds of approximately € 27,3 million.

The issue proceeds are to be deployed for acquiring new participations in German growth companies and thus to the further extension and development of the portfolio. In the remainder of 2006, the management expects one to two further deals to be concluded and one or two successful IPOs or trade sales to be realised.

+++ About Heliad
Heliad Equity Partners (WKN: 604 729) is a private equity firm that concentrates mainly on companies in the German-speaking countries. Investments are made in companies that are in a strong expansion period or a special situation. The aim is to produce an above-average risk/return ratio for the shareholders. The investor thus intensively participates with Heliad in the expansion opportunities not only of the traditional German middle class but also of aspiring German technological companies.

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA 
Christiane Kriesche
Marketing & Communication Manager
Grüneburgweg 18
60322 Frankfurt

Tel.: +49(0)69 719 15 965 17
Fax: +49(0)69 719 15 965 17
E-Mail: christiane.kriesche@sigma-capital.de

DGAP 13.11.2006 

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