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Financial investor KKR terminates discussions regarding a potential voluntary public takeover offer for zooplus AG

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zooplus AG / Key word(s): Offer
Financial investor KKR terminates discussions regarding a potential voluntary public takeover offer for zooplus AG

15-Sep-2021 / 09:56 CET/CEST
Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
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zooplus AG - Publication of inside information according to Article 17 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014

Financial investor KKR terminates discussions regarding a potential voluntary public takeover offer for zooplus AG

Munich, September 15, 2021 - zooplus AG (the "Company") announces that the financial investor KKR has informed the Company today of its decision to no longer pursue the discussions regarding a potential voluntary public takeover offer by KKR to the shareholders of the Company in light of the recent developments.

Company profile:
zooplus AG is the leading online pet platform in Europe measured by sales. Founded as a German start-up in 1999, the company's business model has been successfully launched internationally, dedicated to the mission of creating moments of happiness between pets and pet parents across now 30 European countries. With a large and relevant product offering in the pet food and pet care & accessories range, zooplus caters to more than 8 million pet parents across Europe of which more than 5 million made more than two orders in 2020. The product range includes renowned international brands, popular local brand names as well as high-quality, exclusive own brand lines for pet food, accessories, care products, toys and much else for dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, horses and many other furry and non-furry friends. In addition, zooplus customers benefit from exclusive loyalty programs, best value for money proposition, fast and reliable delivery as well as a seamless digital shopping experience, combined with a variety of interactive content and community offerings. Sales totaled more than EUR 1.8 bn in the 2020 financial year, capturing roughly 7% of the around EUR 28 bn to EUR 29 bn (net) European pet supplies market, both offline and online combined.

For further information about zooplus, please visit investors.zooplus.com or our international shop site at zooplus.com.

Press / Investor relations contact:
zooplus AG
Diana Apostol
Sonnenstraße 15
80331 Munich
Phone: + 49 (0) 89 95006-210
Fax: + 49 (0) 89 95006-503
Email: ir@zooplus.com | press@zooplus.com
Website: https://investors.zooplus.com

Finsbury Glover Hering
Tanja Dorr
Ludwigstraße 8
80539 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 20 60 465-803
Mobil.: +49 (0) 160 99 27 19 75
Email: tanja.dorr@fgh.com

15-Sep-2021 CET/CEST The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.
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Language:

English

Company:

zooplus AG

Sonnenstraße 15

80331 München

Germany

Phone:

+49 (0)89 95 006 - 100

Fax:

+49 (0)89 95 006 - 500

E-mail:

contact@zooplus.com

Internet:

investors.zooplus.com

ISIN:

DE0005111702

WKN:

511170

Indices:

SDAX

Listed:

Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

EQS News ID:

1233438


 

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