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Trade Sale of redcoon to Media-Saturn Group

March 2011. redcoon, one of the leading international online retailers of electronic products was taken over by Media-Saturn, Europe’s leading consumer electronics retailer – a corresponding contract was signed March 30, 2011. By taking over redcoon, the Media-Saturn Group is further expanding its online strategy by adding a pure player to its portfolio. The acquisition is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

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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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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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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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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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Gameforge acquires 36.8% of Frogster Interactive Pictures

August 2010. Karlsruhe/Berlin, Germany – Frogster Interactive Pictures AG (Frogster), a leading Berlin, Germany-based publisher of Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) games welcomes a new anchor shareholder. Gameforge AG (Gameforge), a leading Karlsruhe, Germany-based publisher of online games acquired 36.8% of Frogster shares in a deal with a pool of independent shareholders and thus increased its stake to 60%. In this transaction Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners – advised the pool of shareholders, led by Günther Paul Löw, the CEO of Impera Total Return AG.

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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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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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