DGAP-Adhoc: Aurubis AG: Aurubis acquires Metallo Group


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Aurubis AG: Aurubis acquires Metallo Group

22-May-2019 / 12:44 CET/CEST
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Aurubis AG acquires Belgian-Spanish Metallo Group

Hamburg, May 22, 2019 - Today, Aurubis AG, Hamburg, has signed an agreement with Metallo Holdings 3 B.V. for the acquisition of 100% of the Belgian-Spanish Metallo Group ("Metallo"). Metallo Holdings is owned by funds managed by TowerBrook Capital Partners, a leading transatlantic investment firm. The purchase price is EUR 380 million (enterprise value). No new shares will be issued in relation to the financing of the transaction.

Metallo is a recycling and refining company with around 530 employees at its main sites in Belgium and Spain, specializing in recovering non-ferrous metals. In the fiscal year 2018, Metallo generated revenues of approximately EUR 985 million. With the transaction, Aurubis continues to actively pursue its recycling strategy.

The closing of the transaction is subject to clearance by the responsible merger control authorities and is expected to take place towards the end of the year.


Dr. Björn Carsten Frenzel
Head of Corporate Legal Affairs
E-mail: c.frenzel@aurubis.com
Phone: +49 40 78 83 30 44

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Language: English
Company: Aurubis AG
Hovestrasse 50
20539 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40 / 78 83 - 31 78
Fax: +49 (0)40 / 78 83 - 31 30
E-mail: a.seidler@aurubis.com
Internet: www.aurubis.com
ISIN: DE0006766504
WKN: 676650
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hamburg; Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 814457

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