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Rocket Internet SE buys back convertible bonds due 22 July 2022 in an aggregate nominal of approximately EUR 253.9 million
Berlin, Germany, 12 July 2018 - The management board of Rocket Internet SE (the "Company") resolved today to accept offers to sell from the holders of the convertible bonds due 22 July 2022 issued by the Company, ISIN DE000A161KH4 (the "Bonds") in an aggregate nominal amount of EUR 253.9 million that were made in a modified Dutch auction process commenced on 11 July 2018. The Bonds are bought back at a price of 110% of the principal amount. The Company intends to cancel the Bonds bought back. The accepted offers are expected to be settled on 18 July 2018.
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About Rocket Internet
About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet incubates and invests in internet and technology companies globally. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 33,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.