Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA: Corporate action resolved by extraordinary shareholders’ meeting to be executed without legal challenges

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++ No legal challenges filed against resolution adopted by the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Heliad Equity Partners on 16 December 2008
++ Corporate action to be executed following entry in the Commercial Register

The capital reduction at a ratio of 10:1 resolved at the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of the publicly listed company Heliad Equity Partners (ISIN: DE0006047293) held on 16 December 2008 will be executed as planned. The objections against the resolution recorded in the minutes have not led to any legal challenges being filed. The capital reduction will be entered in the Commercial Register in the coming weeks.

Following separate announcement in the electronic Federal Official Gazette (Bundesanzeiger), the capital reduction will be executed with the assistance of the custodian banks. This is expected to take place at the end of February.
As already announced at the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, Heliad will bear the conversion costs of up to EUR 5.00 per custodian account.
++ About Heliad 
Heliad is a publicly listed investment company which invests in high-growth companies in German-speaking countries. Heliad relies in this respect on established, owner-managed business models with sales of between EUR 10 million and EUR 100 million and a focus on service providers ('asset-light' focus). With this investment focus and its buy-and-build strategy, Heliad is positioned in the attractive niche between venture capital and traditional buyouts. With around 4,000 employees, the twelve companies currently in Heliad’s portfolio generate combined sales of more than EUR 650 million. Further information about the company can be found at www.heliad.com.

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
Thomas Kunder
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +49 69 71 91 59 65 39
E-Mail: investor-relations@heliad.com

29.01.2009  Financial News transmitted by DGAP

Language:     English
Issuer: Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA               Grüneburgweg 18
              60322 Frankfurt am Main
Phone:        +49 69 71 91 59 65 0
Fax:          +49 69 71 91 59 65 11
E-mail:       info@heliad.com
Internet:     www.heliad.com
ISIN:         DE0006047293
WKN:          604729
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr               in Berlin, München, Stuttgart
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