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Talanx signs contract with Cubic concerning sale of shares in C-Quadrat

  • Profit after taxes according to IFRS of around EUR 25 million
  • No change to earnings forecast for 2016
  • Cooperation with C-Quadrat will be continued

Talanx Asset Management GmbH has sold its 25.1 percent investment in the asset manager C-QUADRAT Investment AG to Cubic Limited by means of a share purchase agreement subject to a condition precedent. Talanx AG stands to generate profit after taxes according to IFRS of around EUR 25 million from the sale of the shares. At this early stage, Talanx is keeping its earnings forecast for the 2016 financial year unchanged and expects Group net income to exceed EUR 700 million in 2016.

The shares will be sold to Cubic at a price of EUR 42.00 per share. In 2010, Talanx acquired the shares at a price of EUR 12.60 per share.
The aim is to continue and further expand the successful collaboration between the two companies, which stretches back many years. “We are looking forward to continuing our successful cooperation with C-QUADRAT,” commented Harry Ploemacher, CEO of Talanx Asset Management. “The collaborative initiatives and trading relationships will remain in place.” The two companies have been collaborating since the start of 2006 in the areas of administration and the management of investment funds.
The transaction is subject to approval by the supervisory authorities.


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