Voluntary public exchange offer to shareholders of TIG Themis Industries Group completed - Shareholding of Heliad in TIG increases to 90.3%

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Mergers & Acquisitions
15.03.2010 08:36

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The voluntary public exchange offer by Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0L1NN5 / WKN: 'A0L1NN Heliad') to the shareholders of TIG Themis Industries Group GmbH and Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0XYL04, 'TIG') has been successfully concluded. By the end of the offer period, Heliad was tendered a total of 861,963 additional TIG shares.
On completion of the technical execution of the transaction planned for calendar week 15, Heliad will hold a total of 4,814,661 shares in TIG, corresponding to 90.3% of TIG's equity.

A resolution on the merger of TIG with Heliad is planned for the annual general meetings of both companies scheduled for 13 July 2010 (Heliad) and 14 July 2010 (TIG) respectively.

++ About Heliad

Heliad is a listed investment company that invests in high-growth companies in German-speaking countries. Heliad relies on established, owner-managed business models in the service sector ('asset-light focus') with between EUR 10 and EUR 100 million in sales.

Its transactions are focused on majority interests and significant minority interests that allow Heliad to exert an influence. The 14 companies currently in Heliad's portfolio have approximately 5,000 employees and generate sales in excess of EUR 650 million.

Further information on the company is available at www.heliad.com.
Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA
Christoph D. Kauter
Deputy CEO
Phone: +49 69 71 91 59 65 39
E-mail: investor-relations@heliad.com

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Language:     English
Company: Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA               Gr├╝neburgweg 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, M├╝nchen, Stuttgart
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