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Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG: Francotyp-Postalia fundamentally reforms
Group financing and concludes loan agreement of EUR 120 million

14.07.2016 / 10:10
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Francotyp-Postalia fundamentally reforms Group financing and concludes loan
agreement of EUR 120 million

Berlin, 14 July 2016. Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG, the Digital Mailroom
provider, has concluded a new, significantly expanded loan agreement on
better terms and conditions. With effect from 24 June 2016, the new
syndicate loan agreement was signed with a strong, international consortium
of banks made up of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Deutsche Postbank AG,
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and UniCredit Bank AG. The agreement has a
total volume of EUR 120 million and an increase option of EUR 30 million.
It also has a term of five years that can be extended twice for an
additional year in each case. The FP Group was supported by the consulting
firm Steen Associates and law firm White & Case during the discussions and
negotiations with these banks.

FP CEO Rüdiger Andreas Günther explains: "The funding agreement that has
been concluded reflects FP's strengthened position on the market. With
significantly greater flexibility to take action, we now have a very good
basis to drive the FP Group's profitable growth in the years to come."

Improved Group financing is one of the operational excellence measures in
place to position the company even better for the future and move it to a
higher growth path. Günther explains: "We have opportunities worldwide in
the traditional franking machine business. In future, we want to grow
considerably in the digital business as well. This is why we are currently
honing our growth strategy and getting operational excellence measures off
the ground. With this new consortium of banks, we have found excellent
partners for our future development."

Contact

Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG
Investor Relations / Public Relations
Sabina Prüser
Tel: +49 (0)30 220 660 410
Fax: +49 (0)30 220 660 425
E-mail: s.prueser@francotyp.com
De-Mail: s.prueser@francotyp.de-mail.de

About Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG

The FP Group is based in Berlin and is the provider for the digital
mailroom. This global company offers all products and solutions for
communication and documentation processes and is thus geared towards
business and private customers. In addition to traditional machinery for
franking and inserting mail, its offering includes services such as
collecting business mail and innovative software solutions such as De-Mail.
The FP Group currently has its own branches in many industrialised
countries and holds a global market share in franking machinery of more
than 10%. With a history dating back over 90 years, the FP Group today
benefits from the willingness of companies to digitise their business
processes and outsource their business mail to professional service
providers. In the 2015 financial year, the company generated revenues of
EUR 191.1 million. The FP Group employs more than 1,000 people worldwide.




Contact:
Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG
Media Relations 
Telephone:  +49 (0)30 220 660 410
Telefax:  +49 (0)30 220 660 425
E-Mail:  pr@francotyp.com


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   Language:    English                                                     
   Company:     Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG                               
                Prenzlauer Promenade 28                                     
                13089 Berlin                                                
                Germany                                                     
   Phone:       +49 (0)30 220 660 410                                       
   Fax:         +49 (0)30 220 660 425                                       
   E-mail:      ir@francotyp.com                                            
   Internet:    www.fp-francotyp.com                                        
   ISIN:        DE000FPH9000                                                
   WKN:         FPH900                                                      
   Listed:      Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated   
                Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart  
 
 
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