News Archive

News Archive

Press releases and news

10.12.2012  // AURELIUS invests in education

  • Deal covers 1,000 tutoring centers in the German-speaking area
  • Education is an important growth area for the AURELIUS Group

30.11.2012  // AURELIUS Tochter ISOCHEM kauft britische Wychem

  • Kauf von Wychem Ltd. verlängert Wertschöpfungskette
  • ISOCHEM übernimmt Spezialisten für Produktentwicklung in der Spezialchemie
  • Schnelleres Wachstum durch Ausweitung des Produkt- und Serviceangebots
  • AURELIUS forciert Investitionen in Wachstumsmarkt Spezialchemie

15.11.2012  // AURELIUS publishes final figures for the third quarter

  • Consolidated revenues rise 7.2 percent to €1,017.4 million
  • EBITDA at record level of €165.1 million (+245.4 percent)
  • Nine month period characterized by successful transactions 

14.11.2012  // CalaChem investiert in Werksausweitung und erhält 1,5 Mio. britische Pfund von schottischer Wirtschaftsförderung

  • Mehrjähriger Investitionsplan in zweistelliger Millionen-Pfund-Höhe
  • Schaffung von 50 neuen Arbeitsplätzen am Standort Grangemouth geplant

24.10.2012  // AURELIUS generates a record profit in the third quarter

  • Preliminary figures: Revenues for the first nine months up 7.1% to €1.02 billion
  • EBITDA for the first nine months up 237% to €164.7 million
  • Successful purchases (Thales CIS, Getronics, Briar Chemicals) and successful sales (Consinto, Schabmüller)
  • Tradeability of AURELIUS share unchanged. Closure of the Deutsche Börse First Quotation Board without impact on our share

23.10.2012  // AURELIUS acquires Spanish IT consulting company Steria Iberica

  • Second foothold for AURELIUS in the Spanish market
  • Seller Steria concentrates on its core markets
  • Crises offer good opportunities for buying

13.09.2012  // AURELIUS Tochter GHOTEL hotel & living wächst mit überzeugendem Konzept

  • GHOTEL ab 15. November 2012 auch in Würzburg

11.09.2012  // Übergabe von Schabmüller an ZAPI-Gruppe abgeschlossen

  • AURELIUS sagt Danke für gelungenes Teamwork bei erfolgreicher Neuausrichtung von Schabmüller
  • Mitarbeiter und Management Garant für den Erfolg
  • Traumschiffreise für alle Mitarbeiter von Schabmüller als Dankeschön

03.09.2012  // AURELIUS becomes major player on the specialty chemical market

  • Bayer CropScience Norwich production location becomes Briar Chemicals
  • Acquisition completed with effect from September 1, 2012.
  • Briar Chemicals becomes the third independent specialty chemical subsidiary within the AURELIUS Group
  • Further close cooperation planned with Bayer CropScience

03.09.2012  // LD Didactic: Worlddidac Award 2012

  • Worlddidac Award 2012 for Sensor-CASSY 2 and CASSY Lab 2
  • Award for high degree of innovation and pedagogical value

22.08.2012  // Blaupunkt at IFA 2012: "The blue dot is rising"

  • 600 sq.m of Infotainment with the blue dot at the 2012 IFA
  • More innovations, more interactivity, more fun in Berlin
  • Rendezvous of experts, thanks to an exclusive communications platform for trade visitors

14.08.2012  // AURELIUS records higher consolidated revenues and profit in first half of 2012

  • Half-year revenues up 27% to €577.4 million
  • EBITDA up 39% to €43.0 million
  • Pleasing performance in all three business activities
  • Further growth expected across 2012 as a whole

30.07.2012  // AURELIUS sells Schabmüller to Italian ZAPI Group

  • Successful development of the company since acquisition by AURELIUS in 2007
  • Ideal extension of ZAPIs product portfolio

23.07.2012  // AURELIUS subsidiary Blaupunkt celebrates move into new plant

  • 10,000 new square meters of production space with state-of-the-art equipment in Penang, Malaysia
  • Over 12 million Euros of total investments planned in the coming years
  • Consistent expansion of the "one-stop-center" strategy for the Asia-Pacific region

15.07.2012  // New investor for Sit-Up TV

12.07.2012  // Blaupunkt big in the USA

  • Distribution agreement between Blaupunkt and Rockford Corporation
  • Industry leader Rockford to distribute Blaupunkts car multimedia and headphones range exclusively in North America
  • Extending their mutual cooperation to service the global OEM market
  • First products available by the end of the year

25.05.2012  // AURELIUS AG: Pressemitteilung zur Hauptversammlung 2012

  • Dividende steigt auf 2,00 EUR je Aktie (+ 54 Prozent)

24.05.2012  // AURELIUS subsidiary LD DIDACTIC acquires Feedback Instruments, UK’s leading provider of teaching and educational equipment

Synergy effects and international market shares for long-term growth

  • Teaching systems for technical engineering training as a key driver for long-term growth
  • Strengthening of LD’s regional market position in the UK and US
  • The "Feedback Instruments" brand will remain

15.05.2012  // AURELIUS: First quarter of 2012 characterized by growth and successful transactions

  • Consolidated revenues increased to EUR 252.0 million
  • Another successful exit: EUR 10.6 million profit from sale of Consinto
  • Management Board member Ulrich Radlmayr will leave the board when his contract expires
  • Development of the corporate group overall encouraging

02.05.2012  // Getronics: Completion of its acquisition by AURELIUS

  • Getronics unveils international strategy following AURELIUS acquisition
  • Following completion of its acquisition by AURELIUS, Getronics is set to deliver a great breadth of services across Europe and APAC, placing a continued focus on its Getronics Workspace Alliance

12.04.2012  // Aurelius AG wechselt in m:access

  • Börse München baut Mittelstandssegment aus

04.04.2012  // AURELIUS acquires Norwich manufacturing site from Bayer CropScience

  • Further acquisition in Specialty Chemicals business unit
  • Third acquisition by AURELIUS this year

29.03.2012  // AURELIUS publishes its Annual Report 2011

  • Numerous successful transactions were completed in 2011
  • The Group‘s operating performance was positive on the whole
  • Net profit weighed down considerably by impairment losses and non-recurring effects
  • Dividend raised by 54%
  • Outlook for 2012 is positive, further transactions expected in the first six months

07.03.2012  // AURELIUS publishes provisional numbers for 2011

  • Consolidated revenues up 45% to EUR 1,078 million
  • Subsidiaries exhibit positive overall operating performance
  • Operating EBITDA rises to EUR 90 million, net result is negative, due to non-recurring effects
  • Dividend raised to EUR 2,00
  • Good start to the current year 2012

24.01.2012  // AURELIUS acquires Getronics activities in Europe and APAC from Dutch KPN

  • Takeover of activities of the IT service provider in seven European countries (outside of the Netherlands) and in five Asian/Pacific countries (APAC)
  • Continuation of growth of the company to an internationally leading IT service provider in the expanding Getronics Workspace Alliance (GWA)
  • Divestment is part of KPN´s proven strategy of strengthening its global delivery capabilities for major international clients through partnerships

20.01.2012  // AURELIUS sells Consinto to DATAGROUP AG

  • Successful further development and sustainable profitability at Consinto since acquisition by AURELIUS
  • Sales price €17 million plus earnout
  • DATAGROUP intends to significantly expand IT consultancy and outsourcing services