DGAP-News: mutares AG: mutares announces its consolidated results for the record year 2013

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mutares AG: mutares announces its consolidated results for the record
year 2013

03.04.2014 / 08:02


mutares announces its consolidated results for the record year 2013

The fiscal year 2013 was once again a record year for mutares with
considerable growth in sales and earnings. The basis for this growth was
the successful operational development of the portfolio and in particular
the largest and most profitable exit from a portfolio company in the
group's history. The shareholders of mutares should benefit from this
success through the proposed payout of a dividend of EUR 10.00 per share.
At the end of 2013, the portfolio of mutares consisted of 9 companies
spread across Europe with almost 2,700 employees.

In FY13, group sales increased by 15% from EUR 301.2m to EUR 347.0m
compared to the previous year. The result of mutares AG was mainly driven
by the successful exit from HIB Group - the largest and most profitable
exit in the history of mutares. The net income of mutares AG increased from
EUR 4.1m to EUR 26.6m and liquid funds rose from EUR 1.7m to EUR 24.6m. The
high proceeds from the HIB exit and the subsequent record level of liquid
funds enable the proposed dividend payment of EUR 10.00 per share.

Based on the current portfolio and the positive start into the new fiscal
year characterised by a range of promising opportunities, mutares pursues a
mid-term sales growth target of EUR 1.8b. This ambitious growth target will
require a broader capital base. To set the course in due time, mutares is
currently preparing the transfer to the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt
Stock Exchange and to increase its free float.

mutares AG, Munich (www.mutares.de), acquires midsized companies, that are
being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and
that show a clear operational improvement potential. Getting engaged with
its own teams, mutares actively supports its portfolio companies to achieve
a clear value increase. The focus of the operational work is to ensure
sustainable, long-term growth.

The stocks of mutares AG are being listed at the Open Market segment of the
Berlin stock exchange (symbol: MUX, ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2).

For further information, we gladly receive your request at:

mutares AG 
Christoph Himmel
Investor Relations & Corporate Communications 
Tel. +49 89 9292776-0 
Fax +49 89 9292776-22

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