Bidding

DGAP-News: End of additional acceptance period of tender offer for Schaltbau

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:19pm

- Voltage BidCo GmbH (the "Bidder"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of funds advised by The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"), today announced the result of its voluntary public takeover offer (the "Offer") to all shareholders of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company").

Key Points: 
  • - Voltage BidCo GmbH (the "Bidder"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of funds advised by The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"), today announced the result of its voluntary public takeover offer (the "Offer") to all shareholders of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company").
  • The additional acceptance period has commenced on September 28, 2021 and ended on October 11, 2021, 24:00 hours (Frankfurt am Main local time).
  • This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares in the Company.
  • The Offer itself as well as its terms and conditions and further provisions concerning the Offer are set out in the offer document.

DGAP-News: Hellman & Friedman matches EQT's competing offer at EUR 470 per share, remains committed to Strategic Partnership with zooplus AG

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 10:06pm

Hellman & Friedman matches EQT's competing offer at EUR 470 per share, remains committed to Strategic Partnership with zooplus AG

Key Points: 
  • Hellman & Friedman matches EQT's competing offer at EUR 470 per share, remains committed to Strategic Partnership with zooplus AG
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Hellman & Friedman matches EQT's competing offer at EUR 470 per share, remains committed to Strategic Partnership with zooplus AG
    7 October 2021 - London & Munich - On 14 September 2021, Zorro Bidco S. r.l.
  • (the "Bidder"), a holding company controlled by funds advised by Hellman & Friedman LLC ("Hellman & Friedman"), published the offer document in relation to its voluntary public takeover offer to all shareholders of zooplus AG.
  • Hellman & Friedman continues to be fully committed to implementing the agreed long-term strategic partnership with zooplus AG, which Hellman & Friedman believes has significant benefits for both zooplus AG and all stakeholders of zooplus AG.

DGAP-News: Vonovia SE: Vonovia with more than 60 percent of the voting rights majority shareholder of Deutsche Wohnen

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 7:01am

With respect to Deutsche Wohnen shareholders in the United States the tender offer is being made on the basis of the so-called "Tier II" exemption.

Key Points: 
  • With respect to Deutsche Wohnen shareholders in the United States the tender offer is being made on the basis of the so-called "Tier II" exemption.
  • This also applies to other securities convertible into, exchangeable for or exercisable for shares of Deutsche Wohnen.
  • Each holder of Deutsche Wohnen shares is urged to consult their independent professional advisor immediately regarding the tax consequences of the acceptance of the offer.
  • Neither Vonovia nor the persons acting jointly with Vonovia within the meaning of Section 2 para.

DGAP-News: Aves One AG: Management Board and Supervisory Board recommend acceptance of the takeover offer by Swiss Life Asset Managers and Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:18pm

The Bidder has published the offer document for the voluntary public takeover offer to acquire all Aves One Shares on 21 September 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The Bidder has published the offer document for the voluntary public takeover offer to acquire all Aves One Shares on 21 September 2021.
  • The Bidder makes an offer to the Aves One Shareholders to acquire their shares for a price of EUR 12.80 per Aves One Share.
  • In their opinion, the Management Board and the Supervisory Board conclude that the consideration offered is appropriate.
  • Aves One AG is an asset owner of durable rail assets with a modern and profitable freight wagon portfolio.

DGAP-News: Carlyle secures 79.8% of Schaltbau shares

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:32pm

The transfer of the 50,000 Schaltbau shares to the Bidder has taken place on September 27, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The transfer of the 50,000 Schaltbau shares to the Bidder has taken place on September 27, 2021.
  • On a fully diluted basis, assuming a full conversion of all outstanding mandatory convertible bonds, the number of Schaltbau shares currently tendered and acquired amounts to 74.8% of the share capital and voting rights of Schaltbau.
  • The remaining Schaltbau shareholders will now have a time-limited additional opportunity to accept the Offer and realize an immediate and full value of their shares.
  • In order to tender their shares, Schaltbau shareholders must submit a corresponding declaration in written or electronic form to their depositary bank.

DGAP-News: Schaltbau Holding AG: Notice to the holders of the Mandatory Convertible Bond 2021/2022 (ISIN: DE000A3E5FV1)

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:32pm

Schaltbau Holding AG: Notice to the holders of the Mandatory Convertible Bond 2021/2022 (ISIN: DE000A3E5FV1)

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  • Schaltbau Holding AG: Notice to the holders of the Mandatory Convertible Bond 2021/2022 (ISIN: DE000A3E5FV1)
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Schaltbau Holding AG: Notice to the holders of the Mandatory Convertible Bond 2021/2022 (ISIN: DE000A3E5FV1)
    Munich, 27 September 2021 - Schaltbau Holding AG (the "Issuer") hereby announces pursuant to 11(b)(ii)(D) of the terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") of the Mandatory Convertible Bonds 2021/2022 (ISIN DE000A3E5FV1, the "Bonds") that Voltage BidCo GmbH (the "Bidder") published today an announcement pursuant to Section 23 para.
  • by 22 September 2021, 24:00 hours (Frankfurt time), for 8,032,191 shares (this corresponds to approx.
  • Schaltbau Holding AG (ISIN: DE000A2NBTL2) is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the regulated market of Deutsche Brse AG in Frankfurt am Main.

DGAP-News: Vonovia SE: Transaction secured - Vonovia waives all offer conditions in its bid to take over Deutsche Wohnen shares

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:03pm

Investors and holders of shares in Deutsche Wohnen are strongly advised to read the offer document, the amendment to the offer document and all other documents regarding the takeover offer, as they contain important information.

Key Points: 
  • Investors and holders of shares in Deutsche Wohnen are strongly advised to read the offer document, the amendment to the offer document and all other documents regarding the takeover offer, as they contain important information.
  • With respect to Deutsche Wohnen shareholders in the United States the tender offer is being made on the basis of the so-called "Tier II" exemption.
  • This also applies to other securities convertible into, exchangeable for or exercisable for shares of Deutsche Wohnen.
  • Each holder of Deutsche Wohnen shares is urged to consult their independent professional advisor immediately regarding the tax consequences of the acceptance of the offer.

DGAP-News: Hellman & Friedman decides to increase offer price of its voluntary tender offer for zooplus AG

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 11:01pm

the all-time high closing share price prior to the announcement on 13 August 2021 and prior to the recent bid speculation.

Key Points: 
  • the all-time high closing share price prior to the announcement on 13 August 2021 and prior to the recent bid speculation.
  • Hellman & Friedman is a preeminent global private equity firm with a distinctive investment approach focused on large-scale equity investments in high quality growth businesses.
  • This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of the Company.
  • 12.09.2021 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.

DGAP-News: Schaltbau Holding AG: Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Schaltbau Holding AG recommend Schaltbau shareholders to accept the takeover offer

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 12:07pm

The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board have carefully reviewed the terms of the Takeover Offer and came to the conclusion that the Takeover Offer fully satisfies the strategic objectives and legitimate interests of the Company, its employees and customers.

Key Points: 
  • The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board have carefully reviewed the terms of the Takeover Offer and came to the conclusion that the Takeover Offer fully satisfies the strategic objectives and legitimate interests of the Company, its employees and customers.
  • Therefore, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board welcome and strongly support the Bidder's Offer without reservation.
  • The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board recommend that the Schaltbau Shareholders accept the Takeover Offer.
  • The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board are of the opinion that the offer price is financially appropriate.

DGAP-News: Deutsche Wohnen SE: Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Deutsche Wohnen recommend shareholders to accept new, improved takeover offer by Vonovia

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 11:04am

Deutsche Wohnen SE: Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Deutsche Wohnen recommend shareholders to accept new, improved takeover offer by Vonovia

Key Points: 
  • Deutsche Wohnen SE: Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Deutsche Wohnen recommend shareholders to accept new, improved takeover offer by Vonovia
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Deutsche Wohnen recommend shareholders to accept new, improved takeover offer by Vonovia
    Offer provides shareholders the opportunity for a secure, timely and fair realization of value
    Berlin, August 31, 2021.
  • Based on this analysis, the Executive Board and Supervisory Board consider the offer price of 53 euros per Deutsche Wohnen share offered by Vonovia as fair and adequate.
  • The takeover offer by Vonovia provides shareholders of Deutsche Wohnen the opportunity for a secure, timely and fair realization of value.