Gigaset AG, DE0005156004

Gigaset AG, DE0005156004

14.12.2016 - 13:53:07

Gigaset AG: Gigaset Communications GmbH expands smartphone business and terminates market transaction agreement with Goldin

Ad hoc Message WKN: 515600 / WKN A14KQ7 Munich, December 14th 2016

Gigaset Communications GmbH expands smartphone business and terminates market transaction agreement with Goldin

Munich, December 14th 2016 - On December 14, 2016 the company decided to expand the "smartphone" segment. In the future, the company also wants to cooperate with partners outside the Goldin-Group to produce smartphones marketed under the "Gigaset" trademark.

In order to maintain the unrestricted availability of the "Gigaset" trademark, the on June 25th, 2015 concluded but not yet administered Asset Purchase Agreement relating to the "Gigaset" trademark portfolio ("Brand Transaction Agreement") between Goldin Brand Pte. Ltd. and Gigaset Communications GmbH shall be terminated.

Therefore Gigaset Communications GmbH remains unrestricted owner of the "Gigaset" trademark. The company is free to cooperate with partners outside the Goldin-Group to expand the smartphone business, opening up new growth areas.

Gigaset AG, Munich, is an internationally operating company in the area of communications technology. The company is Europe's market leader in DECT telephones. The premium supplier is likewise the leader worldwide with around 1,000 employees and sales activities in around 70 countries. Under the name Gigaset pro, the company continues to develop and market innovative business telephony solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. The company also operates in the smart home arena. Cloud-based security solutions are developed and marketed under Gigaset elements.

Gigaset AG is listed in the Prime Standard of Deutsche Börse and is therefore subject to the highest transparency requirements. Its shares are traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol GGS (ISIN: DE0005156004).

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Language: English Company: Gigaset AG Seidlstraße 23 80335 München Germany Phone: +89444456866 Fax: +89444456930 E-mail: info@gigaset.com Internet: www.gigaset.com ISIN: DE0005156004 WKN: 515600 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

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