fashionette AG with successful stock market debut

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:00:00
DGAP-News: fashionette AG with successful stock market debut

DGAP-News: fashionette AG / Key word(s): IPO
29.10.2020 / 12:01
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fashionette AG with successful stock market debut

Dusseldorf, 29 October 2020. fashionette AG (ISIN DE000A2QEFA1/GSIN A2QEFA), a leading European data-driven online platform for premium and luxury fashion accessories with a focus on the German, Austrian and Swiss region, has started successfully trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange today.

Daniel Raab, CEO of fashionette, said: "We are extremely pleased with the overwhelming investor response to our IPO and the successful start of trading. With our already successful proprietary technology platform as the basis for a shopping experience tailored to our customers, combined with the new financial flexibility, we have excellent conditions to accelerate the scaling of fashionette even further. The timing of our expansion plans is perfect, especially in view of the dynamics we are seeing from offline to online in retail at present. With the successful stock market debut, our goal of becoming the leading online platform for premium and luxury fashion accessories in Europe has come a whole lot closer."

The current market capitalisation of fashionette is around EUR 180 million. The shares of fashionette AG have the international securities identification number (ISIN) DE000A2QEFA1, the German securities code (GSIN) A2QEFA and the ticker symbol FSNT.

Hauck & Aufhäuser acted as Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner for the IPO.

About fashionette:

fashionette is a leading European data-driven online platform for premium and luxury fashion accessories including handbags, shoes, sunglasses, watches and jewelry. Since its foundation in 2008, fashionette has established a market-leading brand recognition for premium and luxury handbags in its core market of Germany. The focus of fashionette is to make personalized online shopping of premium and luxury fashion accessories available to every woman in Europe. For additional information about fashionette, please visit fashionette's websites at (Corporate Website) and (webshop).

About GENUI:

GENUI is a private investment firm established by a group of exceptional entrepreneurs and investment experts who believe in "Good Entrepreneurship". GENUI makes investments in excellent medium-sized companies with the aim of actively supporting its partners in achieving high-quality growth and providing a value-add to the stakeholders in a broader sense. Every company is supported within a governance framework by long-term experienced investment professionals and one dedicated entrepreneur, who provides access to expertise and a network suited to the company's endeavored development. For additional information about GENUI, please visit GENUI's website at

fashionette AG

Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)211 17607828
Grafenberger Allee 295 | 40237 Dusseldorf | Germany

fashionette AG press contact

Susan Hoffmeister
T: +49 (0)89 125 09 03 30


This announcement and the information contained herein are for informational purposes only and are not intended to constitute, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or subscribe for, or the announcement of a forthcoming offer to sell or subscribe for, or a solicitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for, or the announcement of a forthcoming solicitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for, ordinary bearer shares with no par value of the Company ("Shares") in the United States of America including its territories or possessions, any state or the District of Columbia (together, "United States") or in any other jurisdiction.

The Shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of Shares in the United States.

The Company has not authorized any offer to the public of Shares in any Member State of the European Economic Area ("EEA"), except in the Federal Republic of Germany ("Germany"). With respect to any Member State of the EEA other than Germany and with respect to the United Kingdom (each a "Relevant State"), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of Shares requiring publication of a prospectus in any Relevant State. As a result, the Shares may only be offered in Relevant States:

(i) to any legal entity which is a "qualified investor" in the meaning of Article 2 lit. e) of the Prospectus Regulation; or
(ii) in any other circumstances falling within Article 1 para. 4 of the Prospectus Regulation.

For the purpose of this paragraph, the expression "offer of securities to the public" means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the Shares to be offered so as to enable the investor to decide to exercise, purchase or subscribe for the Shares and the expression "Prospectus Regulation" means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, as amended.

Any such investor will also be deemed to have represented and agreed that any Shares acquired by it in the contemplated offering of Shares have not been acquired on behalf of persons other than such investor. This announcement does neither constitute an offer nor a prospectus within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation.

In the United Kingdom, this announcement and any other materials in relation to the Shares are only being distributed to, and are only directed at, and any investment or investment activity to which this announcement relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, "qualified investors" (as defined in section 86 para. 7 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 ("Financial Promotion")) and who are (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within the definition of "investment professionals" in Article 19 para. 5 of the Financial Promotion Order 2005 ("Order"); or (ii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49 para. 2 lit. (a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). This announcement is directed only at relevant persons. Persons who are not relevant persons should not take any action on the basis of this announcement and should not act or rely on it. Any investment activity to which this announcement relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, relevant persons. No action has been taken by the Company that would permit an offer of Shares or the possession or distribution of this announcement or any other offering or publicity material relating to such Shares in any jurisdiction, except for Germany, where action for that purpose is required.

This announcement may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding i.e. future events or the future financial performance of the Company. You can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as "expect", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "will", "could", "may" or "might", or, in each case, the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. These statements are based on the current views, expectations and assumptions of the management of the Company 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 (including due to the COVID-19 pandemic), 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, affecting the Company and other factors. The Company does not assume any obligations to update any projections or other forward-looking statements.

Neither this announcement nor any copy of it may be taken or transmitted, directly or indirectly, into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa. This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe nor shall it (or any part of it) or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract therefore. The offer and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the listing and offer in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law.

The Shares offered in the IPO have already been sold.

In connection with the IPO, Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main, Germany ("Stabilisation Manager"), (or persons acting on behalf of the Stabilisation Manager) may over-allot shares or effect transactions with a view to supporting the market price of the Shares at a level higher than that which might otherwise prevail. However, there is no assurance that the Stabilisation Manager (or persons acting on behalf of the Stabilisation Manager) will undertake stabilisation action. Any stabilisation action may begin on or after the date on which adequate public disclosure of the final price of the Shares is made and, if begun, may be ended at any time, but it must end no later than 30 days after the date of commencement of trading in the Shares.

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