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DGAP-Adhoc: Manz AG: Joint venture partner exercises call option to acquire Manz AG's share in Talus Manufacturing Ltd.

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Manz AG: Joint venture partner exercises call option to acquire Manz AG's share in Talus Manufacturing Ltd.

11-Nov-2020 / 09:48 CET/CEST
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Joint venture partner exercises call option to acquire Manz AG's share in Talus Manufacturing Ltd.

Reutlingen, November 11, 2020 - The joint venture partner of Manz Taiwan Ltd., a subsidiary of Manz AG, has exercised its contractual call option to acquire Manz Taiwan Ltd.'s 80.5% share in Talus Manufacturing Ltd. Chungli City (Taiwan). The agreed selling price is in the mid double-digit million-euro range. The contribution to earnings made by Talus Manufacturing Ltd. totaled 8.8 million euros in fiscal year 2019 (previous year: - 2.6 million euros) and 9.3 million euros in the first nine months of fiscal year 2020.

The transaction is still subject to regulatory approvals in Taiwan The joint venture partner is a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Talus Manufacturing Ltd. is a global center for the refurbishment and upgrade of existing semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

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Exchange abbreviation: M5Z
Market segment: Regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Manz AG
Steigäckerstraße 5
72768 Reutlingen


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Manz AG
Axel Bartmann
Tel: +49 (0)7121 - 9000-395
Fax: +49 (0)7121 - 9000-99

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Language: English
Company: Manz AG
Steigäckerstr. 5
72768 Reutlingen
Phone: +49 (0) 7121 9000-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7121 9000-99
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1147162

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