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EQS Group AG successfully completes capital increase

EQS Group AG / Key word(s): Capital Increase

15-Dec-2016 / 18:30 CET/CEST
Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

EQS Group AG successfully completes capital increase Gross proceeds of approximately EUR 5.4 million raised

This information is not intended, either directly or indirectly, for publication in the USA, Canada, Japan or Australia.

Munich, 15 December 2016:

EQS Group AG (ISIN: DE0005494165) has successfully completed today's capital increase.
118,998 new no-par-value registered shares were issued against cash contributions today. The new shares were placed with institutional investors in a private placement as part of an accelerated book building at a price of EUR 45.00 per share.

Through the capital increase, the Company is expected to receive gross proceeds of approximately EUR 5.4 million. EQS Group AG intends to use the proceeds generated from the capital increase for the global expansion of its business. As such, EQS Group AG has signed a non-binding offer regarding the acquisition of another company (letter of intent) on December 09, 2016.

The new shares have been issued as part of a capital increase from authorised capital. The implementation of the capital increase is expected to be registered with the commercial register on 22 December 2016. The capital increase will increase the Company's share capital from EUR 1,189,980.00 to EUR 1,308,978.00. Shareholder subscription rights are excluded. The new shares are eligible for dividends as of 1 January 2016. Application will be made for the new shares to be traded on the open market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the m:access of the Munich Stock Exchange as of 27 December 2016. Delivery of the new shares and settlement of the transaction is expected to occur on or about 29 December 2016.

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About EQS Group

The EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Digital Investor Relations. More than 8,000 companies worldwide trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfil complex national and international information obligations to the global investment community.

The heart of the technology is the COCKPIT, a Software as a Service (Saas), which digitally maps the work processes of IR managers, streamlining them for maximum efficiency. Special modules maintain IR websites contents (CMS), contact data (CRM) and insider data as well as access to global investor data and proprietary monitory and analytics functions. The COCKPIT platform is connected to the company website in order to guarantee integrated workflows.

The COCKPIT also provides access to one of the most important Financial Newswires, over which more than 20,000 financial and corporate releases are distributed annually. In Germany all DAX companies trust EQS Group's DGAP service as the main institution to comply with legal and regulatory submission and publication requirements.

As a digital single source provider, EQS Group also develops IR and corporate websites and apps, creates online financial and sustainability reports and performs corporate audio and video transmissions.

EQS Group was founded in Munich, Germany in 2000 and has developed from a start-up to an international group with offices in the world's key financial markets. The group furthermore holds the majority interest in ARIVA.DE AG and employs about 300 professionals.

André Marques
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 89-21029833
Mobile: +49 175-5250009

Important notice

This ad hoc release constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a request to buy or subscribe for securities in EQS Group AG. No public offer has been or will be made and no prospectus has been or will be issued in connection with this transaction.

This publication is not intended, either directly or indirectly, for dissemination or distribution to the USA or within the USA (including its territories and possessions, a US federal state and the District of Columbia) and may not be distributed or forwarded to 'U.S. persons' (as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 in the applicable version ['Securities Act']) or to publications which are widely available in the USA. This publication does not constitute an offer - or a request to issue an offer - to buy or acquire securities in the USA, nor is it part of such an offer or request. The securities are not and will not be registered in accordance with the provisions of the Securities Act and may only be sold or offered for purchase in the USA with prior registration in accordance with the provisions of the Securities Act in the version currently applicable or, in the absence of prior registration, if an exemption is granted. EQS Group AG does not intend to make a public share offer in the USA.

This publication is not an offer to buy securities in the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan or Australia.

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