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DGAP-News: Muehlhan AG: Muehlhan focuses its business activities on growth areas

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:35am

Hamburg, January 27, 2021-As part of a strategic review of its business segments, the Muehlhan Group (Muehlhan AG; Open Market; ISIN DE000A0KD0F7) is planning to sell its oil and gas activities.

Key Points: 
  • Hamburg, January 27, 2021-As part of a strategic review of its business segments, the Muehlhan Group (Muehlhan AG; Open Market; ISIN DE000A0KD0F7) is planning to sell its oil and gas activities.
  • In the future, the company will focus exclusively on business segments in which the Group holds a market-leading position.
  • This includes the offshore wind power segment, which is experiencing dynamic growth, the vessel market and the infrastructure business.
  • Muehlhan will use the resources freed up by the sale to further expand its market position in these areas.

DGAP-News: NanoViricides, Inc.: Broad-Spectrum Direct Antiviral Nanomedicine Should Remain Effective Against COVID-19 Virus Variants, Says NanoViricides, Inc.'s President, Dr. Anil Diwan

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:35am

NanoViricides, Inc.: Broad-Spectrum Direct Antiviral Nanomedicine Should Remain Effective Against COVID-19 Virus Variants, Says NanoViricides, Inc.'s President, Dr. Anil Diwan

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  • NanoViricides, Inc.: Broad-Spectrum Direct Antiviral Nanomedicine Should Remain Effective Against COVID-19 Virus Variants, Says NanoViricides, Inc.'s President, Dr. Anil Diwan
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The Company's nanoviricides(R) platform technology is based on biomimetic engineering that copies the features of the human cellular receptor of the virus.
  • No matter how much the virus mutates, all virus variants bind to the same receptor in the same fashion.
  • Thus, if these features of the cellular receptor are appropriately copied, the resulting nanoviricide drug would remain effective against current and future variants of the virus.

DGAP-News: SIXT appoints long-standing SIXT manager Nico Gabriel new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and thus consistently continues to combine the branch business and digital mobility services in one Management Board department

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:35am

Erich Sixt: "With Nico Gabriel, a highly respected and long-standing colleague is strengthening our Management Board.

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  • Erich Sixt: "With Nico Gabriel, a highly respected and long-standing colleague is strengthening our Management Board.
  • Pullach, January 27, 2021 - The experienced mobility expert and long-time SIXT Operations and Tech Manager Nico Gabriel will be joining the Management Board of Sixt SE as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
  • Erich Sixt, Chairman of the Management Board of Sixt SE: "With Nico Gabriel, a highly respected and long-standing colleague is strengthening our Management Board.
  • Friedrich Joussen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sixt SE: "SIXT is positioning itself for the future by appointing Nico Gabriel to the Management Board.

DGAP-News: Toyota Mobility Foundation Announces Six Finalists for the City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:01am

This support includes the financial grant by TMF and incubation and mentorship provided by experts and judges supporting this CATCH program.

Key Points: 
  • This support includes the financial grant by TMF and incubation and mentorship provided by experts and judges supporting this CATCH program.
  • Moreover, TMF hopes to utilize the insights gained through this challenge to solve mobility issues in other regions and countries in the future.
  • The Toyota Mobility Foundation was established in August 2014 to support the development of a more mobile society.
  • Solutions till date have aimed at resolving urban transportation problems, expanding the utilization of multi-modal mobility, and developing solutions for future generations.

JSC Halyk Bank: Halyk Bank has decided to make full prepayment of its $750million Eurobond issue

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:01am

Joint Stock Company Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan ("Halyk Bank") (LSE: HSBK; KASE: HSBK, HSBKd; AIX: HSBK, HSBK.Y) has decided to make full prepayment of its USD 750,000,000 Eurobond issue bearing 5.5% coupon rate due 2022 (the Notes).

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  • Joint Stock Company Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan ("Halyk Bank") (LSE: HSBK; KASE: HSBK, HSBKd; AIX: HSBK, HSBK.Y) has decided to make full prepayment of its USD 750,000,000 Eurobond issue bearing 5.5% coupon rate due 2022 (the Notes).
  • The prepayment will be made in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Notes (Condition 8 () "Redemption at the option of the Bank").
  • This full prepayment will allow the Bank to optimize its capital and funding costs utilizing the excessive USD liquidity of the Bank.
  • With total assets of KZT 9,999.1bn as at 30 September 2020, Halyk Bank is Kazakhstan's leading lender.

DGAP-News: IR.on AG: Looking back at the SME bond market in 2020: Placement volume declines by 30% to EUR 957 million as market risks increase; catch-up effects expected in 2021

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 9:00am

Looking back at the SME bond market in 2020: Placement volume declines by 30% to EUR 957 million as market risks increase; catch-up effects expected in 2021

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  • Looking back at the SME bond market in 2020: Placement volume declines by 30% to EUR 957 million as market risks increase; catch-up effects expected in 2021
    Average coupon of 5.57% p.a.
  • remains at prior year level
    Cologne, 27 January 2021 - As had been expected, the German SME bond market was influenced by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
  • Compared to the EUR 1.28 billion target volume of the 38 bond issues, the placement ratio averaged around 75% (2019: 77%).
  • These are the results of a review of the German SME bond market in the past year conducted by investor relations consultancy IR.on AG.

DGAP-News: init innovation in traffic systems SE: Spokane Transit Authority partners with init for contactless fare management system

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 9:00am

init innovation in traffic systems SE: Spokane Transit Authority partners with init for contactless fare management system

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  • init innovation in traffic systems SE: Spokane Transit Authority partners with init for contactless fare management system
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Spokane Transit Authority (STA) in the east of the US state Washington has selected init to implement an account-based and contactless fare system for the seven-city region the public transport provider services.
  • The contract calls for a back-office revenue management system, contactless fare validators, and a mobile app from HanseCom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the init Group.
  • init will equip STA buses with 354 contactless fare validators and install another 33 fare validators at locations throughout the region.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Carr's Group (CARR): Local, international and sustainable

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

About Edison: Edison is an investment research and advisory company, with offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and AsiaPac.

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  • About Edison: Edison is an investment research and advisory company, with offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and AsiaPac.
  • The heart of Edison is our world-renowned equity research platform and deep multi-sector expertise.At Edison Investment Research, our research is widely read by international investors, advisers and stakeholders.
  • Edison Advisors leverages our core research platform to provide differentiated services including investor relations and strategic consulting.
  • Edison is not an adviser or broker-dealer and does not provide investment advice.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Centaur Media (LON:CAU): Initiation - Flagships lead the way

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

Edison has initiated research on Centaur Media, noting that its shares are trading at a notable discount to its B2B media peers.

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  • Edison has initiated research on Centaur Media, noting that its shares are trading at a notable discount to its B2B media peers.
  • Under management's updated three-year plan, Centaur Media is expected to exceed revenues of 45m in FY23 on a 23% EBITDA margin, sitting comfortably with our FY22 forecasts.
  • After a significant transformation, Centaur Media is now an international provider of business information, focused on market intelligence and consultancy for the marketing and legal sectors.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.

DGAP-News: Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. : ​​​​​​​PEPCO GROUP - Quarter 1 Trading Update

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. ("Steinhoff" and with its subsidiaries, the "Group").

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  • Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. ("Steinhoff" and with its subsidiaries, the "Group").
  • Shareholders are advised that Steinhoff's subsidiary, the fast-growing pan-European variety discount retailer, Pepco Group, owner of the PEPCO and Dealz brands in Europe and Poundland in the United Kingdom, has today released a Trading Update for the three months ended 31 December 2020.
  • The Trading Update is available on the Pepco Group website ( https://www.pepcogroup.eu/post/pepco-group-2021-quarter-1-trading-update ).
  • Steinhoff has a primary listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited.

DGAP-News: Delivery Hero reaches new climate milestone by becoming carbon neutral in Latin America

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

Delivery Hero becomes carbon neutral for its Latin American operations from January 2021 onwards, marking further progress on the company's sustainability ambitions

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  • Delivery Hero becomes carbon neutral for its Latin American operations from January 2021 onwards, marking further progress on the company's sustainability ambitions
    Berlin, 27 January 2021 Delivery Hero SE ("Delivery Hero"), the world's leading local delivery platform, today announced that its operations in Latin America become carbon neutral from January 2021 onwards.
  • Having achieved net-zero emissions in Europe in January 2020, Delivery Hero now reaches a new milestone by extending the carbon neutrality efforts to its Latin American markets [1] .
  • Delivery Hero needs to set aspiring goals and encourage other companies to join the climate protection efforts.
  • Delivery Hero is the world's leading local delivery platform, operating its service in 50 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa.

DGAP-News: Epigenomics AG: Dr. Garces transitions to Company Advisor

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

Berlin (Germany) and San Diego, CA (USA), January 27, 2021 - Epigenomics AG (Frankfurt Prime Standard: ECX, OTCQX: EPGNY; the "Company") announces that Dr. Jorge Garces, President and Chief Scientific Officer is resigning as an Executive Board member effective January 31, 2021.

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  • Berlin (Germany) and San Diego, CA (USA), January 27, 2021 - Epigenomics AG (Frankfurt Prime Standard: ECX, OTCQX: EPGNY; the "Company") announces that Dr. Jorge Garces, President and Chief Scientific Officer is resigning as an Executive Board member effective January 31, 2021.
  • Dr. Garces will transition to a Company Advisor role to assist the company through the end of 2021 with execution of strategic alternatives.
  • "Dr. Garces has been an important member of the Epigenomics management team and the Supervisory Board is very happy to have his help as an advisor as we look to plan on strategic options for the company", said Heino von Prondzynski Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Epigenomics.
  • Epigenomics is a molecular diagnostics company focused on blood-based detection of cancers using its proprietary DNA methylation biomarker technology.

DGAP-News: The Grounds Real Estate Development AG issues convertible bond with a volume of up to EUR 12 million - commitments amounting to EUR 5 million have already been received

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:02am

Major shareholders of The Grounds have already issued commitments amounting to EUR 5 million.

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  • Major shareholders of The Grounds have already issued commitments amounting to EUR 5 million.
  • The convertible bonds have a term of 3 years, and will bear interest with a coupon of 6.00% per annum.
  • The intention is for the convertible bond to be included for trading in the open market segment Quotation Board of Frankfurt Stock Exchange in mid-February 2021.
  • As the first step, we plan to acquire additional real estate property projects for the portfolio and privatisation in the area around Berlin."

DGAP-News: Quebec Precious Metals Provides Update on Sakami drilling and Outlines Plans for 2021

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:01am

MONTREAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / January 27, 2021 / Quebec Precious Metals Corporation ("QPM" or the "Company") (TSXV:QPM)(OTCQB:CJCFF)(FSE:YXEP) is pleased toprovide an update on the drilling program on its Sakami Project (the "Project") in Quebec's Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory and an outline of its exploration plans for 2021.

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  • MONTREAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / January 27, 2021 / Quebec Precious Metals Corporation ("QPM" or the "Company") (TSXV:QPM)(OTCQB:CJCFF)(FSE:YXEP) is pleased toprovide an update on the drilling program on its Sakami Project (the "Project") in Quebec's Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory and an outline of its exploration plans for 2021.
  • Since the creation of the Company in 2020, drilling continues to focus on areas in and around the La Pointe deposit.
  • This resulted in the discovery of the La Pointe Extension where drilling started in early 2020.
  • For the Sakami project, the drilling contract was awarded to Forage Val-d'Or Inc. based in Val-d'Or, Quebec.

DGAP-News: Blue Elephant Energy AG: Blue Elephant Energy completes acquisition of 47 MW of PV projects in the Netherlands from LC Energy

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:01am

Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE), a Hamburg-based independent operator of solar and wind power plants completed the acquisition of four construction-ready photovoltaic parks in the Netherlands with a combined capacity of 47 MW.

Key Points: 
  • Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE), a Hamburg-based independent operator of solar and wind power plants completed the acquisition of four construction-ready photovoltaic parks in the Netherlands with a combined capacity of 47 MW.
  • With the acquisition of the solar portfolio BEE expands its portfolio to 500 MW in the Netherlands and to 1,066 MW worldwide.
  • BEE's renewable energy assets contribute to a sustainable energy supply by saving 800,000 tons of CO2annually and providing 335,000 households with clean energy.
  • Low Carbon invests into both renewable energy developers and projects across a range of renewable energy technologies including solar PV, wind, energy storage, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency.

SWEF: Transaction in Own Shares

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 8:01am

Following the purchase of these shares, the Company will have 413,219,398 shares in issue.

Key Points: 
  • Following the purchase of these shares, the Company will have 413,219,398 shares in issue.
  • The Company holds 4,308,125 shares in treasury.
  • Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 408,911,273, which may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

DGAP-News: Hapag-Lloyd significantly improves operating result in 2020

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00am

Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose to around USD 1.5 billion (approximately EUR 1.3 billion).

Key Points: 
  • Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose to around USD 1.5 billion (approximately EUR 1.3 billion).
  • Both key figures are therefore in line with the most recently published earnings forecast for the 2020 financial year.
  • The EBIT also includes one-off expenses in Q4 2020 of around USD 140 million (approximately EUR 120 million), mainly related to fleet optimisation.
  • Revenues increased in the 2020 financial year by roughly 3 percent, to USD 14.6 billion (approximately EUR 12.8 billion).

DGAP-News: Just - Evotec Biologics Expands Contract with the Department of Defense for Manufacturing of Monoclonal Antibodies

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00am

The agreement represents the continuation of DOD's collaboration with Just - Evotec Biologics.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement represents the continuation of DOD's collaboration with Just - Evotec Biologics.
  • Dr James Thomas, Executive Vice President, Global Head Biotherapeutics at Just - Evotec Biologics, said: "It is an honour to extend our relationship with the DOD in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We are honoured to continue with the production of the mAb as one of the Advanced Defense service providers to the DOD."
  • Just - Evotec Biologics wholly owned by Evotec SE is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics.

DGAP-News: Serai: Serai Launches End-to-End Supply Chain Traceability Solution for the Apparel Industry

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00am

Businesses can use the new solution to trace order flow throughout the supply chain, manage supply chain risks and collect data for compliance needs.

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  • Businesses can use the new solution to trace order flow throughout the supply chain, manage supply chain risks and collect data for compliance needs.
  • Serai makes it easy for businesses to access and unify complex supply chain information from multiple sources," says Vivek Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer, Serai.
  • For more information on the traceability solution, visit www.seraitrade.com/traceability
    Serai is the digital B2B platform by HSBC helping apparel businesses build the advantage of trust through relationships and facilitating supply chain transparency.
  • Members can develop new relationships, showcase strengths and offerings, grow their digital presence and exchange complex supply chain information to achieve their transparency goals.

EQS-News: Rapid Nutrition PLC: Rapid Nutrition attracts USD 1 million investment with Swiss company Nice & Green to fund its growth strategy

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 6:00am

In consideration for the issuance of convertible notes Nice & Green has committed to invest USD 1 million in 4 tranches over a period of 24 months.

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  • In consideration for the issuance of convertible notes Nice & Green has committed to invest USD 1 million in 4 tranches over a period of 24 months.
  • The principal amount of each convertible note is, at Rapid Nutrition's discretion, either payable by way of conversion into ordinary shares of the company, or in cash.
  • "We have been watching Rapid Nutrition's development for some time now and are proud to partner with Rapid Nutrition via subscription of Convertible notes to support their growth strategy.
  • We look forward supporting Rapid Nutrition with regular tranches Nice & Green commits to buy," says CEO Marc Cattelani.

DGAP-News: ENCAVIS AG expands its participation in its solar park portfolio in The Netherlands

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 6:00am

Encavis Group now owns close to 99% of the solar park portfolio of around 106 megawatts (MW) in The Netherlands.

Key Points: 
  • Encavis Group now owns close to 99% of the solar park portfolio of around 106 megawatts (MW) in The Netherlands.
  • Encavis AG had already increased its ownership to 100% in the Spanish large-scale solar project La Cabrera (200 MW total capacity), the Brandenburg/Havel solar park (18.7 MW total capacity), the Bitterfeld solar park (6 MW total capacity) as well as in 12 further solar parks in France with a total capacity of 75 megawatts (MW) in fiscal 2020.
  • Encavis AG currently owns all British, French, Italian and nearly all Dutch and German solar parks (both are close to 99%) nearly completely.
  • Whenever ENCAVIS has the opportunity to acquire missing minority shares in our solar park portfolio on economically convincing terms, we will take advantage," Dr Christoph Husmann, CFO of Encavis AG, underlined the latest acquisition.

DGAP-News: elumeo SE: Preliminary figures for financial year 2020 significantly higher than expected

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:02pm

Based on preliminary results, elumeo SE managed to further improve its key performance indicators in financial year 2020.

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  • Based on preliminary results, elumeo SE managed to further improve its key performance indicators in financial year 2020.
  • The leading European company for the electronic distribution of high-quality gemstone jewelry significantly increased its revenue, gross profit and earnings.
  • Compared to financial year 2019, revenue rose by 9% from EUR 39 million to EUR 42 million.
  • As in financial year 2019, the web shops proved to be key drivers of growth in 2020.

DGAP-News: Symrise discloses sales figures and confirms profitability target for full year 2020

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:02pm

Symrise AG announces its sales figures for the financial year 2020 due to a special event end of last year.

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  • Symrise AG announces its sales figures for the financial year 2020 due to a special event end of last year.
  • This one-time effect is reflected in the sales figures of the fourth quarter with an organic growth of 0.7 %.
  • With respect to the profitability target, Symrise expects an EBITDA margin at the lower end of the guidance range of 21 to 22 %.
  • Despite the heterogeneous market environment shaped by the global coronavirus pandemic, Symrise achieved organic sales growth of 2.7 % in 2020.

TUI AG: Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:04pm

a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument, identification code

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a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument, identification code
Purchase of subscription rights with ISIN DE000TUAG109 for TUI AG Ordinary Shares (ISIN:DE000TUAG000). The transaction is not linked to the exercise of a share option programme.

TUI AG: Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:04pm

a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument, identification code

Key Points: 

a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument, identification code
Purchase of subscription rights with ISIN DE000TUAG109 for TUI AG Ordinary Shares (ISIN: DE000TUAG000). The transaction is not linked to the exercise of a share option programme.

Form 8.3 - Tibra Trading PTY Limited: APPLEGREEN PLC

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:09pm

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.

Key Points: 
  • Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.
  • If none, this should be stated.

Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S.: TRFGRAN12153 ISIN- Redemption of the Debt Instrument

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:09pm

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The 185-day maturity bank bonds, which were issued upon the approval of the Capital Markets Board dated Dec.19, 2019 by sale to qualified investors on Jul.24, 2020 with bookbuilding on Jul.
  • 23, 2019 with TRFGRAN12153 ISIN code and TRY 20,095,372 nominal value, is redeemed on 25.01.2021.

DGAP-News: SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA: Closing of the merger of former German Startups Group with SGT Capital to form SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:09pm

DGAP-News: SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Merger/Change in Forecast

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  • DGAP-News: SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Merger/Change in Forecast
    SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA: Closing of the merger of former German Startups Group with SGT Capital to form SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • with SGT Capital to form SGT German Private Equity GmbH & Co. KGaA
    - Creation of an international, listed private equity asset manager based out of Germany
    Frankfurt/Main, 26 January 2021 - Today, SGT German Private Equity completed its merger with SGT Capital Pte.
  • Already in November 2020, the managing general partner has changed its company name to SGT German Private Equity Management GmbH.
  • Carsten Geyer, Managing Partner of the SGT Capital Group, joins the management board of the general partner SGT German Private Equity, alongside the present Managing Director Christoph Gerlinger.