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Press Releases // Corporate News

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14.02.2020  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities sells property in Göttingen to Art-Invest Real Estate

  • Hotel acquired from private owner in early 2018
  • Since then extensively renovated by corporate owner
  • AURELIUS’ involvement in hotel activities to be concluded in first quarter 2020

03.02.2020  // AURELIUS acquires Renewable Power Systems and Protection Relays Business from US-based Woodward, Inc.

  • Producer of converters and aftermarket components for the wind industry as well as medium and high voltage protection relays for industrial applications
  • AURELIUS expertise in complex carve-outs once again pays off

16.01.2020  // AURELIUS sells the GHOTEL Group for EUR 63 million to Art Invest Real Estate

  • Successful transformation of Deutsche Post residential facilities into a dynamic 3- and 4-star hotel chain
  • Strong growth primarily thanks to a successful buy-and-build strategy, further expansion with 7 additional openings through 2023

08.01.2020  // AURELIUS steps up CO2 reduction measures and offsets CO2 emissions from air travel

  • Measures introduced to permanently reduce CO2 emissions
  • CO2 offsetting of the air travel of all holding company employees in the 2019 financial year

23.12.2019  // AURELIUS acquires electronic components businesses Distrelec and Nedis from Swiss Dätwyler Group

  • Acquired business units are leading distributors of electronics components in Europe
  • Revenues of EUR 275 million across 15 countries
  • Fifth mid-market acquisition by AURELIUS in 2019 and renewed confirmation of core competence in corporate carve-outs

23.12.2019  // AURELIUS makes Christmas donation of EUR 68,000 this year to the charitable association AVICENNA Kultur- und Hilfswerk e.V.

  • The donation is financing the AURELIUS School for Syrian refugee children in Turkey
  • Additional psychological counselling and physiotherapy to help the children overcome traumatic war experiences and injuries

16.12.2019  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities acquires ZIM Flugsitz GmbH

  • German “Mittelstand” manufacturer of economy and premium economy aircraft seats with good position in a growing market
  • Fourth mid-market acquisition by AURELIUS in 2019

02.12.2019  // AURELIUS wins “Private Equity Turnaround of the Year” award for successful exit from Solidus Solutions

  • Recognition by prestigious Institute for Turnaround (IFT) for the second time in three years for the Group’s most successful exit to date
  • Jury impressed by the strategic carve-out, bolt-on and organic growth of Solidus Solutions under AURELIUS’ ownership

21.11.2019  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities AB successfully places bonds with a volume of EUR 75 million

  • Bonds with a volume of EUR 75 million placed with institutional investors
  • Interest rate equal to 3-month Euribor plus a margin of 425 basis points
  • Term of 5 years, matures in December 2024
  • Issue proceeds will be used to finance further growth

18.11.2019  // AURELIUS closes sale of Scandinavian Cosmetics Group to Accent Equity

Successful transformation into a leading Nordic brand management company

The buyer, Accent Equity, will support Scandinavian Cosmetics in its next growth phase

11.11.2019  // AURELIUS portfolio company NDS Group AS enters biggest supplier agreement in the Norwegian Aftermarket

  • Multiyear agreement accounts for more than 7% sales growth of the company
  • Major milestone in strategic development of the company achieved

07.11.2019  // AURELIUS subsidiary Office Depot Europe completes sale of its central and eastern European business to strategic buyer PBS Holding

Part of the successful, ongoing transformation program of Office Depot Europe

Other transactions expected in the coming months


29.10.2019  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities reports very good numbers for the first nine months of 2019

  • EBITDA of the combined Group quintupled to EUR 187.4 million as compared to previous year
  • Record exit of Solidus Solutions makes a positive earnings contribution of more than EUR 100 million
  • Positive outlook: additional company sales expected

10.10.2019  // AURELIUS sells Scandinavian Cosmetics Group to Accent Equity

* Significant increase in revenues after a successful carve-out, sustainable operational improvements and strategic add-on acquisitions

* Successful transformation into a leading Nordic brand management company

* The buyer, Accent Equity, will support Scandinavian Cosmetics in its next growth phase