February 5, 2016

VDD acquires Pixmania

Pixmania – the French e-commerce retailer acquired by mutares AG (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2) in 2013 – will be taken over by the strategic investor VDD SAS.

VDD SAS is a French trading company, headquartered in Toulouse. Among others, VDD runs the well-known French online retailer Vente-Du-Diable.com.

Pixmania is a French e-commerce company based in Paris, which specializes in the sale of consumer electronics. Being present in many European countries, the company holds a particularly strong position with its marketplace business.

Company profile of mutares AG

mutares AG, Munich (www.mutares.de), acquires companies, that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and that show a clear operational improvement potential. Getting engaged with its own teams, mutares actively supports its portfolio companies to achieve a clear value increase. The focus of the operational work is to ensure sustainable, long-term growth. The shares of mutares AG are traded in the Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Entry Standard) under the symbol MUX (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2).

For further information, please contact:

mutares AG
Christoph Himmel
Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Tel. +49 89 9292776-0
Fax +49 89 9292776-22