Heliad Equity Partners starts share buy-back

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Share Buyback
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Following the authorization by its extraordinary annual shareholders' meeting held on 25 Mai 2009, Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA will buy back up to ten percent of the company's ordinary share capital (up to 700,000 of the nominal shares). This was decided today jointly by the executive board of the general partner and the supervisory board of the company.

The repurchased shares may be applied for all purposes defined and agreed on by the extraordinary annual shareholders' meeting, such as the later withdrawal, as acquisition currency or the disposal of the shares.
The share buy-back will be executed via the stock exchange and last from 10 August 2009 until 25 November 2010. According to the authorization of the shareholders' meeting the purchase price per share paid by Heliad cannot exceed or fall short by more than ten percent of the average closing price of the last three trading days on Xetra.

The share buy-back shall after the decision of the executive board of the general partner and the supervisory board of the company be carried out by Silvia Quandt & Cie. AG, which will decide on the timing of single buy-backs independently and uninfluenced by Heliad.
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

06.08.2009  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:         DE000A0L1NN5
WKN:          A0L1NN
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr               in Berlin, München, Stuttgart
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