GESCO AG

EANS-Adhoc: GESCO AG: Capital increase of up to 302,000 new shares approved


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  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.
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28.02.2012

Wuppertal, 28 February 2012 - SDAX-listed investment holding company GESCO AG
(ISIN: DE000A1K0201) today decided to increase its share capital under partial
consideration of existing authorised capital by issuing up to 302,000 new no-par
value registered shares representing a proportional value of share capital of up
to EUR 785,200 - approximately 10 % of current share capital - against
contributions in cash and under exclusion of existing shareholders´ subscription
rights in accordance with AktG Section 186, Paragraph 3, Clause 4. 

The new shares are to be placed among German and European institutional
investors via an accelerated bookbuilding process and are fully entitled to
dividends for the 2011/2012 financial year. Proceeds from the capital increase
are to be used to acquire further industrial SMEs in accordance with the GESCO
business model. 

The transaction will be carried out by Close Brothers Seydler Bank AG, Frankfurt
am Main, Germany, as Sole Bookrunner. 

GESCO AG 
Investor Relations, Oliver Vollbrecht 
Tel. (0202) 2482018, Fax (0202) 2482049 
E-Mail: info@gesco.de, Website: www.gesco.de


Further inquiry note:
Oliver Vollbrecht
Leiter Investor Relations
T.: +49(0)202 24820 18
info@gesco.de

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      GESCO AG
             Johannisberg 7
             D-42103 Wuppertal
phone:       +49(0)202 24820 0
FAX:         +49(0)202 24820 49
mail:     info@gesco.de
WWW:      http://www.gesco.de
sector:      Economy, Business & Finance
ISIN:        DE000A1K0201
indexes:     SDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 

 

 



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