• Management at Heliad Equity Partners approves capital increase from approved capital

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

Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

++ Management at Heliad Equity Partners approves capital increase from authorised capital

Frankfurt am Main, 14. November 2006

With the approval of the Supervisory Board on the basis of Article 6 of the Articles of Association, the management at Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA (DE0006047293) has just now resolved to increase the share capital of the company from EUR 67,000,000 excluding the right of subscription of the limited liability shareholders in line with Article 203 Paragraphs 1 and 2, Article 186 Section 3 (4) of the German Stock Corporation Act by EUR 3,000,000 to EUR 70,000,000. The new shares have full dividend entitlement for the 2006 financial year.

VEM Aktienbank AG, is authorised to subscribe and will acquire the 3,000,000 new shares at a price of EUR 1.24 per share.
Motivation for capital increase from authorised capital is the high request to new shares after the international Roadshow, in reference to Thursdays closed placement of capital increase against cash and the non-consideration of this request concerning the already closed placement of the capital increase against cash.

This announcement is not an offer to sell shares in the United States of America. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of American without the approval of the US SEC, unless an exception from the registration obligation has been applied for. The issuer does not plan to have the shares registered for sale in the United States of America.

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA 
Christiane Kriesche
Leiterin Marketing & Kommunikation
Grüneburgweg 18
60322 Frankfurt

Tel.: +49(0)69 719 15 965 17
Fax: +49(0)69 719 15 965 89
E-Mail: christiane.kriesche@sigma-capital.de

DGAP 14.11.2006 

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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