Auden AG names new supervisory board chair


Berlin – 24. March 2017

Following twelve eventful and fast-moving months in which Auden AG has established itself as a successful investment company and constructed a high-growth venture portfolio, Dr. Malte Diesselhorst is stepping down from the company’s supervisory board. As a capital markets legal expert and state chair of the Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz (DSW), Germany’s shareholder protection association, he has contributed substantially to the company’s transformation, particularly where these have involved its requirements as a publicly listed company.

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Auden AG raises shareholding in portfolio company Fanmiles to 11.7 per cent through pre-series A financing round


Berlin – 1. March 2017

  • Auden AG and Philipp Lahm Holding further expand roles as key investors
  • Fanmiles launches open developer programme for universal “loyalty currency”
  • Vision to become world’s leading currency for loyalty programmes and solutions
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Auden AG announces 10.2% shareholding in Curated Shopping Group (MODOMOTO)


Berlin – 15. February 2017

  • Rapid sales growth expected to propel European web retailer of stylist-assisted men’s fashion to first-time profitability in 2017
  • One of the most exciting e-commerce ventures of its kind in the market, with a compelling equity story
  • Investment capital to provide further boost to company’s growth and expansion
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Auden AG invests in ViaLight Communications


Berlin – 6. February 2017

  • Auden AG has committed EUR 2.4 million in the pre-IPO financing round for ViaLight Communications GmbH, making it the company’s largest institutional investor
  • ViaLight Communications, a spin-off of DLR, Germany’s national centre for aeronautics and space research, leads in the commercialisation of laser-based communications for aerospace purposes, the key enabling technology for telecommunications networks of the next generation, the “internet in the sky”
  • IPO anticipated in summer of 2017 at a significantly higher valuation, with international investor group consisting of funds, family offices and strategic investors
  • First “special situations” investment to be completed by Auden AG
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Auden AG invests in JimDrive digital auto club


Berlin – 19. January 2017

  • Auden secures investment position in excess of 10% in Stuttgart-based,
    Europe-wide digital auto service network
  • Disruptive, alternative business model for an established market
  • Dynamic, high-margin growth company with prominent investors
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Auden AG: Portfolio company OptioPay adds major institutional investor


Berlin – 17. January 2017

  • International banking and insurance group invests multi-million-Euro amount and adds extensive product expertise and far-reaching base for potential new customers
  • Valuation of OptioPay rises rapidly, significantly exceeding expectations
  • With the completion of this latest funding, OptioPay extremely well capitalized to further accelerate its growth trajectory
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Auden AG, looking back upon successful 2016, enters 2017 with significant momentum


Berlin – 2. January 2017

  • Reverse takeover completed, in parallel with strategic transformation into investment company
  • Share price rise of more than 650 per cent over the past year
  • Company to adopt IFRS accounting standard starting in 2017, in preparation for Deutsche Börse listing upgrade to General Standard
  • Investment strategy broadened to encompass special situations
  •  Change in Supervisory Board
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Auden AG takes ownership stake in financial service provider OptioPay


Berlin – 8. June 2016

  • German investment company becomes lead investor in innovative, technology-based financial service provider
  • OptioPay business structure is highly scalable to meet enormous expected demand
  • Globally unique B2C payments platform allows recipients to convert credit payments or credit balances of any kind into gift cards of higher value, thus providing benefits to both partner companies and end customers
  • Based on OptioPay growth dynamics and achievable market potential, company value could exceed EUR 500 million by 2018
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