Für die Akquisition von PrimaCom sind alle Voraussetzungen erfüllt

  • PrimaCom acquisition announced on 16 July 2015 was closed today
  • Successful amendment of the existing financing achieved which was strongly supported by the existing syndicate
  • The acquisition of PrimaCom has been ultimately financed through a combination of cash on balance sheet and a fully underwritten financing comprising EUR 935 million amended and incremental senior credit facilities, EUR 140 million of junior debt and an EUR 125 million equity bridge

Berlin, 31 July 2015. The Tele Columbus Group (“Tele Columbus”), the third largest German cable network operator, today announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Leipzig based PrimaCom Holding GmbH (“PrimaCom”), the fourth largest German cable network operator. There was no regulatory approval and merger control review needed. Tele Columbus will now start the integration process and take up planning to merge the business and infrastructure of both companies. The assets of PrimaCom will be consolidated from 1 August 2015.

The acquisition of Primacom underpins the company’s strategy to play an active role in the
consolidation of the German cable market. In this respect, we will continue to actively pursue
other targets.

Tele Columbus will release its Q2/H1 FY2015 results on 14 August 2015.

About Tele Columbus
The SDAX listed Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany‘s largest cable network operators. Via its origins -
individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services.

Disclaimer
This Investor Relations release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on
management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward- looking events and circumstances discussed in this Investor Relations release may not occur and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.

This Investor Relations release may contain references to certain non-GAAP financial measures, such as Normalized EBITDA and Capex, and operating measures, such as RGUs, ARPU, and Unique subscribers calculation. These supplemental financial and operating measures should not be viewed in isolation as alternatives to measures of Tele Columbus’ financial condition, results of operations or cash flows as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. The non-GAAP financial and operating measures used by Tele Columbus may differ from, and not be comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. For further information please see in particular the Footnotes in this Investor Relations release and the financial statements.

We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this Investor Relations release. It is pointed out that the present Investor Relations release may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Tele Columbus AG or the Tele Columbus group.

Für die Akquisition von PrimaCom sind alle Voraussetzungen erfüllt

  • PrimaCom acquisition announced on 16 July 2015 was closed today
  • Successful amendment of the existing financing achieved which was strongly supported by the existing syndicate
  • The acquisition of PrimaCom has been ultimately financed through a combination of cash on balance sheet and a fully underwritten financing comprising EUR 935 million amended and incremental senior credit facilities, EUR 140 million of junior debt and an EUR 125 million equity bridge

Berlin, 31 July 2015. The Tele Columbus Group (“Tele Columbus”), the third largest German cable network operator, today announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Leipzig based PrimaCom Holding GmbH (“PrimaCom”), the fourth largest German cable network operator. There was no regulatory approval and merger control review needed. Tele Columbus will now start the integration process and take up planning to merge the business and infrastructure of both companies. The assets of PrimaCom will be consolidated from 1 August 2015.

The acquisition of Primacom underpins the company’s strategy to play an active role in the
consolidation of the German cable market. In this respect, we will continue to actively pursue
other targets.

Tele Columbus will release its Q2/H1 FY2015 results on 14 August 2015.

About Tele Columbus
The SDAX listed Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany‘s largest cable network operators. Via its origins -
individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services.

Disclaimer
This Investor Relations release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on
management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward- looking events and circumstances discussed in this Investor Relations release may not occur and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.

This Investor Relations release may contain references to certain non-GAAP financial measures, such as Normalized EBITDA and Capex, and operating measures, such as RGUs, ARPU, and Unique subscribers calculation. These supplemental financial and operating measures should not be viewed in isolation as alternatives to measures of Tele Columbus’ financial condition, results of operations or cash flows as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. The non-GAAP financial and operating measures used by Tele Columbus may differ from, and not be comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. For further information please see in particular the Footnotes in this Investor Relations release and the financial statements.

We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this Investor Relations release. It is pointed out that the present Investor Relations release may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Tele Columbus AG or the Tele Columbus group.

Für die Akquisition von PrimaCom sind alle Voraussetzungen erfüllt

  • PrimaCom acquisition announced on 16 July 2015 was closed today
  • Successful amendment of the existing financing achieved which was strongly supported by the existing syndicate
  • The acquisition of PrimaCom has been ultimately financed through a combination of cash on balance sheet and a fully underwritten financing comprising EUR 935 million amended and incremental senior credit facilities, EUR 140 million of junior debt and an EUR 125 million equity bridge

Berlin, 31 July 2015. The Tele Columbus Group (“Tele Columbus”), the third largest German cable network operator, today announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Leipzig based PrimaCom Holding GmbH (“PrimaCom”), the fourth largest German cable network operator. There was no regulatory approval and merger control review needed. Tele Columbus will now start the integration process and take up planning to merge the business and infrastructure of both companies. The assets of PrimaCom will be consolidated from 1 August 2015.

The acquisition of Primacom underpins the company’s strategy to play an active role in the
consolidation of the German cable market. In this respect, we will continue to actively pursue
other targets.

Tele Columbus will release its Q2/H1 FY2015 results on 14 August 2015.

About Tele Columbus
The SDAX listed Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany‘s largest cable network operators. Via its origins -
individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services.

Disclaimer
This Investor Relations release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on
management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward- looking events and circumstances discussed in this Investor Relations release may not occur and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.

This Investor Relations release may contain references to certain non-GAAP financial measures, such as Normalized EBITDA and Capex, and operating measures, such as RGUs, ARPU, and Unique subscribers calculation. These supplemental financial and operating measures should not be viewed in isolation as alternatives to measures of Tele Columbus’ financial condition, results of operations or cash flows as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. The non-GAAP financial and operating measures used by Tele Columbus may differ from, and not be comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. For further information please see in particular the Footnotes in this Investor Relations release and the financial statements.

We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this Investor Relations release. It is pointed out that the present Investor Relations release may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Tele Columbus AG or the Tele Columbus group.

Für die Akquisition von PrimaCom sind alle Voraussetzungen erfüllt

  • PrimaCom acquisition announced on 16 July 2015 was closed today
  • Successful amendment of the existing financing achieved which was strongly supported by the existing syndicate
  • The acquisition of PrimaCom has been ultimately financed through a combination of cash on balance sheet and a fully underwritten financing comprising EUR 935 million amended and incremental senior credit facilities, EUR 140 million of junior debt and an EUR 125 million equity bridge

Berlin, 31 July 2015. The Tele Columbus Group (“Tele Columbus”), the third largest German cable network operator, today announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Leipzig based PrimaCom Holding GmbH (“PrimaCom”), the fourth largest German cable network operator. There was no regulatory approval and merger control review needed. Tele Columbus will now start the integration process and take up planning to merge the business and infrastructure of both companies. The assets of PrimaCom will be consolidated from 1 August 2015.

The acquisition of Primacom underpins the company’s strategy to play an active role in the
consolidation of the German cable market. In this respect, we will continue to actively pursue
other targets.

Tele Columbus will release its Q2/H1 FY2015 results on 14 August 2015.

About Tele Columbus
The SDAX listed Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany‘s largest cable network operators. Via its origins -
individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services.

Disclaimer
This Investor Relations release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on
management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward- looking events and circumstances discussed in this Investor Relations release may not occur and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.

This Investor Relations release may contain references to certain non-GAAP financial measures, such as Normalized EBITDA and Capex, and operating measures, such as RGUs, ARPU, and Unique subscribers calculation. These supplemental financial and operating measures should not be viewed in isolation as alternatives to measures of Tele Columbus’ financial condition, results of operations or cash flows as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. The non-GAAP financial and operating measures used by Tele Columbus may differ from, and not be comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. For further information please see in particular the Footnotes in this Investor Relations release and the financial statements.

We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this Investor Relations release. It is pointed out that the present Investor Relations release may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Tele Columbus AG or the Tele Columbus group.

Für die Akquisition von PrimaCom sind alle Voraussetzungen erfüllt

  • PrimaCom acquisition announced on 16 July 2015 was closed today
  • Successful amendment of the existing financing achieved which was strongly supported by the existing syndicate
  • The acquisition of PrimaCom has been ultimately financed through a combination of cash on balance sheet and a fully underwritten financing comprising EUR 935 million amended and incremental senior credit facilities, EUR 140 million of junior debt and an EUR 125 million equity bridge

Berlin, 31 July 2015. The Tele Columbus Group (“Tele Columbus”), the third largest German cable network operator, today announced the successful closing of its acquisition of Leipzig based PrimaCom Holding GmbH (“PrimaCom”), the fourth largest German cable network operator. There was no regulatory approval and merger control review needed. Tele Columbus will now start the integration process and take up planning to merge the business and infrastructure of both companies. The assets of PrimaCom will be consolidated from 1 August 2015.

The acquisition of Primacom underpins the company’s strategy to play an active role in the
consolidation of the German cable market. In this respect, we will continue to actively pursue
other targets.

Tele Columbus will release its Q2/H1 FY2015 results on 14 August 2015.

About Tele Columbus
The SDAX listed Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany‘s largest cable network operators. Via its origins -
individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services.

Disclaimer
This Investor Relations release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on
management's current expectations or beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks and uncertainties, the forward- looking events and circumstances discussed in this Investor Relations release may not occur and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements.

This Investor Relations release may contain references to certain non-GAAP financial measures, such as Normalized EBITDA and Capex, and operating measures, such as RGUs, ARPU, and Unique subscribers calculation. These supplemental financial and operating measures should not be viewed in isolation as alternatives to measures of Tele Columbus’ financial condition, results of operations or cash flows as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. The non-GAAP financial and operating measures used by Tele Columbus may differ from, and not be comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. For further information please see in particular the Footnotes in this Investor Relations release and the financial statements.

We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this Investor Relations release. It is pointed out that the present Investor Relations release may be incomplete or condensed, and it may not contain all material information concerning Tele Columbus AG or the Tele Columbus group.

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