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Unofficial Market (Freiverkehr) on Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse HelloFresh GmbH Financing Round of EUR 110.0 million; Rocket Internet
becomes majority investor Berlin, Germany, 6th February 2015 - Existing shareholders of HelloFresh
GmbH ('HelloFresh') agreed to invest a total amount of EUR 110.0 million in
HelloFresh. Rocket Internet AG ('Rocket Internet') participates with an
amount of EUR 100.0 million. Insight Venture Partners also takes part.
Based on this financing round, HelloFresh's post-money valuation of EUR
131.2 million increases to EUR 623.8 million (pre further dilution through
management participations). Rocket Internet's total shareholding in
HelloFresh changes as a result of this capital increase and a preceding
secondary transaction (Rocket Internet acquired shares for a purchase price
of EUR 30.1 million) from 37.4% to a majority position of 51.7% (pre
further dilution through management participations). This results in an
increase in the last portfolio value ('LPV') of Rocket Internet's stake in
HelloFresh by EUR 273.3 million (from EUR 49.1 million to EUR 322.4
million). For further information, please see the press release issued by HelloFresh. Ends Media Contact:
Andreas Winiarski, Senior Vice President Global Communications
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