eBay to acquire brands4friends, Germany’s Largest Online Fashion Shopping Club

San Jose, Calif. & Berlin, December 2010. eBay Inc. (Nasdaq:EBAY) today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire all of the shares of brands4friends, Germany’s largest online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle, for cash at a transaction value of approximately USD 200 million (EUR 150 million). The move is designed to strengthen eBay’s position as a leading online fashion destination in Europe. eBay is the world’s leading online marketplace and a leader in online fashion sales, generating more than USD 5.4 billion in clothing, shoes and accessories merchandise volume annually.

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amaysim Australia – Capital Increase

November 2010. amaysim is Australia’s first low cost mobile service provider and is dedicated to delivering simplicity, fairness and low prices to mobile consumers. Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners – advised the founding shareholders of amaysim Australia Pty Ltd on their capital raise.

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BillSAFE – Minority Investment by PayPal

October 2010. With immediate effect, PayPal and BillSAFE will be offering a joint online invoice payment solution to e-commerce customers. Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners – acted as the exclusive adviser to BillSAFE and its shareholders.

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Questico joins forces with viversum

October 2010. Leading service provider for interactive life advice, Questico AG (Berlin), joins forces with the market’s number two viversum GmbH (Nuremberg). The combined group aims at further internationalization and strengthening of existing business in German-speaking countries.

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Sale of 25.1% of ngn – new generation network to Vogel Business Media

August 2010. Vogel Business Media (headquartered in Wurzburg, Germany) has acquired a 25.1% stake in ngn – new generation network GmbH. The publisher of specialist industry and trade media entered into this strategic partnership in order to enlarge the company’s marketing services portfolio and plans to increase its stake in ngn at a future date. ngn will remain an independently operating business and retain its current locations in Berlin, Nuremberg and Portland (Maine), USA. Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners – acted as the exclusive adviser to ngn.

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Ruia Group acquires Gumasol Werke

July 2010. Ruia Group, a dynamic and fast-growing conglomerate based in India, acquires GUMASOL-Werke Dr. Mayer GmbH & Co. KG, (Gumasol), a well established manufacturer of solid rubber tyres, rubber compounds and rubbermetal joints. The corporate finance practice of Acxit Capital Management – now ACXIT Capital Partners – acted as strategic and financial advisor for Ruia Group.

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Fidelity Growth Partners Invests in InnoGames’ Future

May 2010. Fidelity Growth Partners Europe (FGPE), a pan-European venture and growth equity investor, and InnoGames, a leading developer and publisher of free-to-play online games, announced a strategic partnership. FGPE has taken a minority stake in the company and will provide advice and access to its extensive partnership network to help InnoGames expand globally. InnoGames currently has almost 50 million registered players across the globe playing successful titles such as Tribal Wars, The West, and Grepolis. Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners – acted as the adviser to InnoGames and its shareholders.

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