Cash capital increase of Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG fully placed - fresh capital of around EUR18.7 million

  • Cash capital increase of 3,250,289 new shares successfully placed through subscription rights and oversubscriptions, no private placement necessary
  • Gross issue proceeds of EUR18.7 million
  • Capital increase well oversubscribed

Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG (ISIN DE000A1MMHE3) has successfully placed all 3,250,289 new shares from the cash capital increase announced on 27 April 2015 with an indirect subscription right of shareholders at EUR 5.75 each. With the issue of the new registered shares the share capital will increase from EUR10,991,944 to EUR14,242,233. As a result of this capital increase, Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG will receive gross issue proceeds totalling EUR18.7 million.

After the registration the capital increase with the commercial register, the new and existing shares of the company are likely to be admitted to trading in the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on 19 May 2015 (first day of trading on 20 May 2015).

Ayad Abul-Ella, CEO of Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG, commented: "Following our outstanding growth in 2014, we significantly increased our sales and incoming orders in the first few months of this year, keeping us clearly on track for further growth. Due to the high demand from major institutional investors we were able to fully place the entire capital increase utilizing the entire amount of authorized capital available."

The capital increase was executed by quirin bank AG, Berlin, acting as sole book runner. The offer was completed utilising the existing Authorised Capital 2014/I, which was created by the Annual General Meeting's authorisation on 26 June 2014. The new shares are issued with a dividend entitlement from 1 January 2014.

Important Notice:
This document does not constitute an offer or invitation to purchase or subscribe any shares of the Company. A public offer in Germany is made exclusively on the basis of the prospectus approved by the German securities markets regulator Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) and published by the Company. The prospectus is available on the website of the Company and obtainable free of charge from the Company.

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About Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG
Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG is a leading technology provider of energy management systems and hybrid power solutions for distributed stationary industrial applications, as well as of products and solutions for education, training and applied research purposes in the field of fuel cells, solar, wind and hydrogen energy technologies. Heliocentris' energy management systems creates intelligent, remote controlled, reliable and highly efficient hybrid energy solutions from diverse components such as batteries, photovoltaic modules, conventional diesel generators and fuel cells. The solutions reduce CO2 emissions by an average of 50% and operating costs by up to 60% compared to conventional energy solutions for mobile telecommunications base stations. Heliocentris' fuel cell systems ensure uninterrupted power supply with long runtimes to critical infrastructure such as TETRA base stations, back-bone sites in mobile networks and server stations. The Company employs at present around 185 people and is headquartered in Berlin with offices in Munich, Stuttgart, Dubai, Yangon, Vancouver and Johannesburg. Heliocentris AG's shares are traded in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the security identification number A1MMHE. Further information is available at

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