EANS-Adhoc: Balda generates around EUR 87 million from sale of the remaining shares in TPK Holding
ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro
adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely
responsible for the content of this announcement.
Earnings Forecast/Company Information/Sale of Shares
Bad Oeynhausen, 1 February 2013 – Balda AG today announced that it has sold a
total of 7,066,008 shares in TPK Holding Co., Ltd. at the best price via its
Group company Balda Investments Singapore Pte. Ltd., generating proceeds of
around EUR 87 million (based on today’s exchange rate). The transaction was
carried out by way of a block trade organized by investment bank CitiGroup. The
sale will be reflected in Balda AG’s earnings for the 2012/2013 financial year.
As a result, a strong consolidated profit is to be expected for that financial
year. This transaction marks the disposal of the remaining portion of Balda’s
investment in TPK Holding Co. Ltd.
Further inquiry note:
Thilo M. Tern
CAT Consultants GmbH & Co.
Telefon: +49 (0) 40 303744-70
issuer: Balda Aktiengesellschaft
Bergkirchener Str. 228
D-32549 Bad Oeynhausen
phone: +49 (0) 5734 9 22-0
FAX: +49 (0) 5734 922-2604
sector: Semiconductors & active components
indexes: SDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt