AURELIUS sells Getronics Group

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Disposal

06-Jul-2017 / 17:19 CET/CEST
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Keyword(s): Sale of subsidiary

AURELIUS sells Getronics Group

Munich, 6. July 2017 - AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE000A0JK2A8) is selling its subsidiary Getronics to Bottega InvestCo S.à r.l. Bottega is backed by its majority shareholder, US/Brazilian entrepreneur Nana Baffour, who operates in the IT services market through Grupo Cimcorp in Brazil as well as prestigious financing partners White Oak Global Advisors, Permira PDM and H.I.G. WhiteHorse. The sales price is EUR 220 million (enterprise value). The transaction shall be completed within in the next few days.

After acquiring Getronics from Dutch KPN in May 2012, AURELIUS positioned it as reliable partner to medium-sized and large companies providing information and communications technology. It offers the twin advantages of local closeness to customers and global reach. With 4,500 employees, the Getronics Group generates revenues of approx. EUR 500 million in 20 countries on three continents.

AURELIUS Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm and Madrid. Over the last ten years AURELIUS has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8, Ticker Symbol: AR4) represents the listed entity within the AURELIUS Group that focusses on investing in Special Situations and MidMarket transaction opportunities. AURELIUS Equity Opportunities currently has 21 portfolio companies located across Europe which employ around 20,500 people and generate annual revenues of more than EUR 4.0 billion. The shares of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities are traded on all German stock exchanges with a market capitalization of c. EUR 1.6 billion as of June 2017.

With its group charity AURELIUS Refugee Initiative, AURELIUS provides comprehensive support for refugees on their way towards a better life.

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