DGAP-News: paragon AG / Key word(s): Financing

12.06.2017 / 07:30
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paragon AG Assessing Market Environment for Debt Financing

- Management Board is examining various debt financing options for the purpose of financing growth as well as refinancing the bond maturing on July 2, 2018

- Bankhaus Lampe and Hauck & Aufhäuser commissioned

Delbrück, June 12, 2017 - Against the backdrop of the currently attractive capital market environment, the Management Board of paragon AG (ISIN DE0005558696) is currently evaluating several options for growth financing and the refinancing of the bond maturing on July 2, 2018. Further optimization of the current financing structure is also being targeted.

The Management Board of paragon AG has commissioned Bankhaus Lampe KG as sole global coordinator to carry out a roadshow as part of a possible debt financing transaction together with Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG acting as joint bookrunner.

The final financing decision will be made by the Management Board depending on the prevailing market environment.

Company Profile

paragon AG (ISIN DE0005558696), which is listed in the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, develops, produces and distributes products and systems in the field of automotive electronics, e-mobility and body kinematics. As a direct supplier to the automotive industry, the company's portfolio includes the Electronics operating segment's innovative air-quality management, state-of-the-art display systems and connectivity solutions, and high-end acoustic systems. With the Voltabox subsidiaries, the Group is also active in the rapidly growing Electromobility operating segment with its own lithium-ion battery systems developed in-house. In the Mechanics operating segment, paragon develops, produces and distributes adjustable body components such as adaptively extendable spoilers. paragon AG and its predecessors look back on almost 30 years of company history. In addition to the company headquarters in Delbrück (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany), paragon AG and its subsidiaries operate sites in Suhl (Thuringia, Germany), Nuremberg (Bavaria, Germany), St. Georgen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) and Bexbach (Saarland, Germany) as well as in Kunshan (China) and Austin, Texas (USA).

Financial Press & Investor Relations Contact

paragon AG

Dr. Kai Holtmann
Artegastrasse 1
33129 Delbrück, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 52 50 - 97 62-140
Fax: +49 (0) 52 50 - 97 62-63
Email: kai.holtmann@paragon.ag

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