Mutares to acquire majority stake in Nexive business of PostNL

Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014

Munich/ The Hague, February 24, 2020 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) and PostNL have signed an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake of 80% in the business of Nexive, the number-two mail and parcel provider in Italy and currently a full subsidiary of PostNL. PostNL will obtain a minority stake of 20% in the entity acquiring the Nexive business. The transaction is subject to a number of conditions and is expected to close in Q2, 2020.

Company profile of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.de), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company. In 2018, Mutares’ portfolio companies generated consolidated revenues of EUR 865 million and employed more than 4,700 people worldwide. The shares of Mutares SE are listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MUX” (ISIN: DE000A2NB650).