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MAR) Ad-hoc: Rocket Internet SE Agrees to EUR 85 Million Financing Round at
HelloFresh at a EUR 2 Billion Valuation Berlin, Germany, December 19, 2016 - Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet"
or the "Company") (ISIN DE000A12UKK6) has agreed in its capacity as
shareholder to an equity financing round at HelloFresh SE ("HelloFresh"). A
new globally leading investor, together with the existing shareholder
Baillie-Gifford will contribute new capital in the aggregate amount of EUR
85 million. The financing round implies a EUR 2.0 billion pre-money
valuation of HelloFresh. Rocket Internet's stake in HelloFresh will
decrease from c. 56% to c. 53% post the transaction. Ends Disclaimer This document contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
based on the current views, expectations and assumptions of the management
of Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet") 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. Contact:
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