News of AURELIUS Group

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13.07.2021  // AURELIUS Growth Investments’ portfolio company G&N acquires Braune

  • Third Acquisition for G&N in 2021
  • Strengthening Market Position in the Field of Fire Alarm Systems, Security Technology as Well as IT and Telecommunications Technology
  • Expansion to Leipzig/Dresden Metropolitan Area
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05.07.2021  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities acquires Belgian-based Norsk Hydro Precision Tubing from Norsk Hydro

  • Leading international supplier of welded aluminium tubes to industrial product, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and automotive customers in more than 30 countries
  • Vertically integrated cast house, allowing for production of scrap-based and low-carbon-footprint tubes
  • Classic AURELIUS carve-out transaction, including the re-introduction of the heritage “Remi Claeys Aluminium” brand
AURELIUS Wachstumskapital

05.07.2021  // AURELIUS Growth Investments portfolio company Better Taste acquires BVS Catering GmbH & Co. KG

  • Strengthening of the attractive catering activities in the areas of schools, kindergartens, and day care centers
  • Together with BVS, Better Taste group is expanding its already very strong market position in Southwest Germany
  • Successful implementation of a Buy and Build strategy
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29.06.2021  // Aurelius Growth Investments portfolio company Ringbeck acquires Dieter Berg GmbH

  • Acquisition of a regionally leading service provider in the field of gardening, landscaping, and green roofs
  • Strengthened market position in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Successful implementation of Buy and Build Strategy
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22.06.2021  // AURELIUS subsidiary Office Depot Europe sells its UK and Ireland contract business to strategic buyer OT Group

  • The acquired customers in the UK and Ireland will be integrated into OT Group
  • Fifth sale of an Office Depot Europe business in the past 20 months
  • Sale will focus Office Depot Europe on its core European markets and e-commerce-centric activities
  • Completion of the sale is expected in the near future
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15.06.2021  // AURELIUS Growth Investments founds IT services group connexta and acquires IT security specialist neam IT-Services GmbH

  • Establishment of a nationwide operating IT services group with a turnover of more than EUR 100 million, further acquisitions are planned
  • Focus on multi-cloud services, IT security und managed services
  • Acquisition of the IT security specialist neam IT-Services

07.06.2021  // AURELIUS closed acquisition of Panasonic’s European Consumer Battery Business

  • First AURELIUS co-investment successfully closed 
  • Panasonic Consumer Energy is one of the leading producers of consumer batteries in Europe
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01.06.2021  // AURELIUS successfully completes acquisition of HÜPPE GmbH from Masco

  • Acquisition of a leading European producer of shower enclosures, shower trays, wall panels and bathroom accessories
  • Firmly established market position and strong order backlog provides solid platform for organic development in a stable and growing market
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25.05.2021  // AURELIUS unites its multinational photo and video businesses under the new umbrella brand European Imaging Group

  • European Imaging Group (EIG) is the new umbrella brand holding company for the subsidiaries Calumet and Wex Photo Video and their operative brands
  • EIG is Europe‘s leading omnichannel retailer of photographic and video equipment for enthusiasts and professionals
  • Further growth planned via new acquisitions across Europe
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18.05.2021  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co KGaA: Press release on the 2021 annual general meeting

  • All proposed resolutions of the management approved by large majorities
  • Dividend of EUR 1.00 per share resolved
  • Eva Wimmers elected as new member of the Supervisory Board
  • Further extension of the transparency initiative and focus on shareholder value
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12.05.2021  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities publishes results for the first quarter of 2021: Very good start to the 2021 financial year

  • Total consolidated revenues reach EUR 809.7 million, annualized consolidated revenues EUR 3,151.5 million
  • Strong performance of portfolio companies: Operating EBITDA +125%
  • Net asset value rises further by 7% to EUR 1,076.7 million
  • Already eight transactions in the current financial year
  • Continued positive outlook for the remainder of the 2021 financial year
AURELIUS Finance Company

10.05.2021  // AURELIUS Finance Company provides senior term loan to Aeromet International Limited

AURELIUS Finance Company (“AFC”) has provided a new £5 million senior secured term loan facility to Aeromet International Limited (“AIL”), a leading supplier to the Aerospace & Defense sectors.

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19.04.2021  // AURELIUS Finance Company provides senior term loan to The Original Factory Shop

AURELIUS Finance Company (“AFC”) has provided a new £12 million senior secured term loan facility to The Original Factory Shop (“TOFS”), the leading UK value retailer.  


19.04.2021  // AURELIUS successfully closes new mid-market private equity fund; EUR 500 million of firepower for European deals

  • Four months after launching AURELIUS’ new fund investment management business line, AURELIUS European Opportunities IV has closed at its target. Coupled with a co-investment program from its listed vehicle, AURELIUS Equity Opportunities, aggregate total commitments of EUR 500 million were secured;
  • The Fund’s first and final close for institutional investors followed an entirely virtual fundraising process that attracted commitments from a diverse group of prestigious institutional US and European investors;
  • The Fund will continue AURELIUS’ proven strategy of investing in corporate carve-outs and operational transformation investments in Europe.
AURELIUS Wachstumskapital

15.04.2021  // AURELIUS Growth Investments hires Markus Dränert as Portfolio Director Software & Technology

  • Dränert brings extensive software and cloud experience to the management team
  • The transaction pipeline of AURELIUS Wachstumskapital remains strong in all sectors
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06.04.2021  // BPG Building Partners Group continues its expansion strategy with the acquisition of GSB Gerüstbau

  • Acquisition of a scaffolding company with an attractive market position in the Rhine-Neckar and Rhine-Main regions
  • Previous owners settle succession in the company through this transaction
  • The strategic add-on strengthens BPG and its expansion strategy
  • Fourth AURELIUS´ add-on acquisition in recent months already

01.04.2021  // AURELIUS acquires SSE Contracting

  • AURELIUS acquires SSE Contracting Limited, a leading multi-disciplinary mechanical and electrical contracting business, from SSE Plc, in its latest complex carve-out transaction
  • As a standalone business SSE Contracting is one of the UK and Ireland’s biggest contracting businesses, providing mechanical, electrical, rail, street lighting and high voltage services
  • AURELIUS operational experts and SSE management will work to ensure minimal disruption for all SSE Contracting employees, its customers, suppliers and industry partners
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01.04.2021  // AURELIUS acquires AutoRestore Limited from Belron International

  • Acquisition of the UK’s leading provider of mobile accident body repair services, AutoRestore marks another significant corporate carve-out opportunity for AURELIUS
  • AutoRestore will complement Rivus Fleet Solutions, the leading UK provider of light commercial vehicle management to blue chip companies nationwide
  • AutoRestore is AURELIUS’ fourth corporate carve-out announced in the last month, underscoring its leadership in the execution of corporate divestment processes and operationally supporting portfolio companies’ buy-and-build strategies
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31.03.2021  // AURELIUS Equity Opportunities publishes its Annual Report 2020: Very good annual results and positive outlook confirmed

  • EBITDA of the combined Group reaches EUR 431.1 million, well above the previous-year figure
  • Operating EBITDA reaches EUR 167.6 million, at the level of the previous year despite the coronavirus pandemic (2019: EUR 168.9 million)
  • Strong operating performance also reflected in the higher NAV of EUR 1,002.5 million (+5% over 09/30/2020: EUR 950.7 million)
  • Solid cash position of EUR 422.9 million allows for dividend proposal of EUR 1.00 per share for the 2020 financial year and higher dividends in the following years
  • Positive outlook for the 2021 financial year confirmed