HelloFresh SE: HelloFresh SE acquires Chef's Plate Inc.

HelloFresh SE / Key word(s): Takeover
HelloFresh SE: HelloFresh SE acquires Chef's Plate Inc.

17-Oct-2018 / 19:15 CET/CEST
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HelloFresh SE acquires Chef's Plate Inc.

International Securities Identification Number (ISIN): DE000A161408
German Securities Code (WKN): A16140
Ticker Symbol: HFG
LEI: 391200ZAF4V6XD2M9G57
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt am Main (Prime Standard)

Berlin, 17 October 2018 - HelloFresh SE ("Company" ), the world's leading meal kit company, has entered today with the consent of the Company's management and supervisory board into an agreement on the basis of which it will acquire all shares in Chef's Plate Inc. Chef's Plate Inc. is a Canadian competitor of the Company and its Canadian subsidiary which also sells meal kits.

The consideration to be paid by the Company for the acquisition of Chef's Plate Inc. will amount to a middle double digit million Canadian dollar amount. The majority of the consideration will be paid in cash and the remainder will be paid by issuing new shares of the Company out of its existing authorized capital to the shareholders of Chef's Plate Inc. The closing of the transaction is subject to conditions precedent and is currently expected to occur within the next few weeks.

Competent person for this publication

Dr. Christian Ries

General Counsel

HelloFresh SE, Saarbrücker Straße 37a, 10405 Berlin
+49 (0) 160 96382504

cr@hellofresh.com

www.hellofreshgroup.com
 
Press contact

Eva Switala

Global Head of PR

HelloFresh SE, Saarbrücker Straße 37a, 10405 Berlin
+49 (0) 160 98 082 688

es@hellofresh.com

www.hellofreshgroup.com
 

 

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