DGAP-News: CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Capital Increase
Press release, June 23, 2020
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Koblenz. CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA (CGM), one of the leading eHealth companies worldwide, has successfully completed its capital measure as announced yesterday by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process ("Accelerated Bookbuilding Process") under the exclusion of the existing shareholders' subscription rights. A total of 5,321,935 shares were placed at a price of EUR 64.00 each. Gross proceeds from the placement for the Company amount to approx. EUR 341 million.
"We are pleased about the trust shown by the capital market which additionally supports our positive business development", says Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Michael Rauch.
The net proceeds from the capital measure shall be utilized to gain further financial strength and flexibility in order to exploit attractive growth potentials in connection with the significant opportunities offered by digitization in the healthcare sector.
"Since CompuGroup Medical was founded it has successfully integrated more than 100 companies. The additional equity shall enable us to further grow organically and, if opportunities arise, continue our successful track record with M&A activities", says the company's founder and CEO Frank Gotthardt.
Most recently, CompuGroup Medical had taken over the French software provider EPSILOG and had created further foundations for the growth and development of new regional markets by the acquisition of the German and Spanish IT Healthcare portfolios of Cerner as announced on 5 February 2020.
About CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of EUR 746 million in 2019, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical's services are based on a unique customer base of more than 1 million users, including doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other health professionals in inpatient and outpatient facilities. With locations in 18 countries and products in 56 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverages among eHealth service providers. Approximately 5,800 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
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