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++ Heliad's stake in DEAG exceeds 25% notification limit
Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0L1NN5/ WKN: A0L 1NN)
announced today that the proportion of voting rights it holds in DEAG
Deutsche Entertainment AG, Berlin (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6/ WKN: A0Z23G) exceeded
the 25% notification threshold on 30 September 2009 and now stands at
Heliad considers DEAG as a fitting and highly promising addition to its
investment portfolio, which is geared towards established, owner-managed
service providers with annual sales of between EUR 10 million and EUR 100
million. Heliad's management considered the increase in the proportion of
voting rights announced today to be opportune based on the current
valuation of DEAG.
++ 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'
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 4,900 employees, the 13 companies currently in
Heliad's portfolio generate combined sales of more than EUR 650 million.
Further information about the company can be found at
Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +49 69 71 91 59 65 39
01.10.2009 Financial News transmitted by DGAP
Company: Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69 71 91 59 65 0
Fax: +49 69 71 91 59 65 11
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, München, Stuttgart
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