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DGAP-News: Rocket Internet SE: Delivery Hero acquires foodpanda

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Rocket Internet SE: Delivery Hero acquires foodpanda

10.12.2016 / 00:01
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Rocket Internet SE: Delivery Hero acquires foodpanda
  - Rocket Internet receives newly issued shares in Delivery Hero in

Berlin, 9 December, 2016 - Delivery Hero Holding GmbH ("Delivery Hero")
announced today the acquisition of Emerging Markets Online Food Delivery
Holding S.à r.l. ("foodpanda"). In exchange for all its shares in
foodpanda, Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet" or the "Company") received
newly issued shares in Delivery Hero increasing its stake in Delivery Hero
to c. 37.7% (on a fully diluted basis).

The transaction strengthens Delivery Hero's global leadership position in
online food ordering and delivery, with the combined group processing over
20 million orders per month across 47 countries. foodpanda operates in
total in 22 countries with market leading positions in 17 of them. The
acquisition of foodpanda will enable Delivery Hero to consolidate its
market leadership position in the Middle East and adds 20 new countries in
Eastern Europe, MENA and Asia to Delivery Hero's platform increasing the
size of Delivery Hero's total addressable market. Furthermore, the
combination of the two key companies leads to a significant reduction of
complexity at group level for Rocket Internet

"The combination of foodpanda and Delivery Hero, one of our most important
companies, further consolidates key markets resulting in significantly
improved market positions. Delivery Hero is also acquiring new markets with
leading market positions further broadening its geographic footprint", said
Oliver Samwer, Rocket Internet's CEO. "In addition, the transaction leads
to reduced complexity at group level for Rocket Internet."

"foodpanda has built a fantastic position and service offering in some of
the largest food delivery markets globally. We look forward to working with
the team to continue creating unparalleled takeaway experiences for our
customers around the world", said Niklas Östberg, Delivery Hero's CEO.

"I am delighted to join forces with Delivery Hero and be part of a global
platform that will help us grow and with which we share a common vision",
said Ralf Wenzel, foodpanda's CEO.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected
to close prior to December 31, 2016.

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About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet builds and invests in Internet companies that take proven
online business models to new, fast-growing markets. Rocket Internet
focuses on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services
that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries,
Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Its network of companies
operates in a large number of countries around the world with more than
36,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit

Disclaimer / Important Note

Despite not having control over the key portfolio companies mentioned
above, the aggregate financial information is shown on a 100% basis (i.e.
100% of net revenues and EBITDA). The actual legal and economic interest of
the Rocket Internet group in the network companies shown above is far lower
than 100%. Please refer to Rocket Internet SE's 2015 consolidated financial
statements for additional information on the group's consolidation policies
and its segment information.

This document contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
based on the current views, expectations and assumptions of the management
of Rocket Internet SE and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially
from those expressed or implied in such statements. Actual results,
performance or events may differ materially from those described in such
statements due to, among other things, changes in the general economic and
competitive environment, risks associated with capital markets, currency
exchange rate fluctuations and competition from other companies, changes in
international and national laws and regulations, in particular with respect
to tax laws and regulations, and other factors. Rocket Internet does not
assume any obligations to update any forward-looking statements.


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