DGAP-News: Rocket Internet SE / Key word(s): Financing

20.12.2016 / 10:15
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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.



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