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hGears AG: Release of voting rights notifications
Schramberg, 28 May 2021. hGears AG ("hGears" or "Company"), a global manufacturer of high-precision gears and components with a focus on products for e-mobility applications, today completed the release of the voting rights notifications of the selling shareholders Finatem III GmbH & Co. KG, HPH Beteiligungs-UG and M-H Herzog Beteiligungs-UG (the "selling shareholders") in relation with the initial public offering and the placement of the offer shares in accordance with the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz).
For their remaining shares each of the selling shareholders has agreed to a lock-up period of six months following the first day of trading of the shares (21 May 2021) and for the consecutive period of a further six months which can only be waived by the Sole Global Coordinator. The members of the Management Board have agreed to a lock-up period of twelve months for their shareholdings.
Dr. Daniela Diedrich
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hGears is a global manufacturer of mission-critical high-precision gears and components with a focus on products for e-mobility applications. The Company's strategic focus is on the e-mobility business area where products include gears, shafts, and other mission-critical components to be used in combustion-free electrical drive applications for e-bikes and electric and hybrid vehicles. In the e-bikes segment, hGears is the European market leader in the supply of high-precision gears and components and its parts are contained in approximately two million of the total 4.6 million e-bikes sold in Europe in 2020. This puts the company in a good position to capitalize on the dynamically growing end-markets for e-bikes and electric and hybrid vehicles. hGears has three distinct business areas for which it develops and manufactures high-precision components: E-mobility, E-tools, and Conventional (i.e. premium and luxury cars, motorcycles and industrial applications).
hGears combines over 60 years of experience in advanced machined steel metal processing and state-of-the-art powder metal production. It is one of the few companies offering customers both processes worldwide. hGears works together with its customers in a "co-development" role to design components and find technologically optimal solutions to satisfy the customer's specifications. hGears' blue chip customer base includes a number of major suppliers as well as original equipment manufacturers. The company benefits from long, stable and sustainable relationships with its customers, with hGears serving many key customers for over 15 years.
hGears is headquartered in Schramberg, Germany, and operates globally with production facilities in Schramberg, Germany, Padua, Italy and Suzhou, China. On the Internet at: www.hgears.com
Group revenue in 2020 was EUR 126.3 million, with e-mobility business area revenue increased by 59% year on year from 2019.
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