Rocket Internet SE: Redemption of 10,765,906 own Shares Completed
Berlin, May 23, 2018 - Rocket Internet SE (ISIN DE000A12UKK6) has acquired a total of 10,765,906 own shares between August 14, 2017 and May 9, 2018. Rocket acquired 1,041,167 of these shares through a public share buy-back program and another 9,724,739 shares through a public share purchase offer. Today, the 10,765,906 own shares were redeemed and thus the share capital of the company was reduced from EUR 165,140,790.00 by EUR 10,765,906.00 to EUR 154,374,884.00.
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About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet incubates and invests in internet and technology companies globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 33,000 employees. Rocket Internet holds stakes in two significant publicly listed companies, Delivery Hero and HelloFresh. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) and is included in the MDAX index. For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.
Disclaimer / Important Note
Despite not having control over the selected companies mentioned above, the aggregate financial information is shown on a 100% basis (i.e. 100% of revenues and EBITDA). The actual legal and economic interest of the Rocket Internet group in the network companies shown above is far lower than 100%. Please refer to Rocket Internet SE's consolidated financial statements for additional information on the group's consolidation policies and its segment information.
This document contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the current views, expectations and assumptions of the management of Rocket Internet SE and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those described in such statements due to, among other things, changes in the general economic and competitive environment, risks associated with capital markets, currency exchange rate fluctuations and competition from other companies, changes in international and national laws and regulations, in particular with respect to tax laws and regulations, and other factors. Rocket Internet does not assume any obligations to update any forward-looking statements.
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