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TAKKT awarded for financial communication

Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Germany, November 15, 2017. TAKKT AG has received an award for its financial communication: In this year’s “Investors’ Darling” competition sponsored by manager magazin, the B2B direct marketing specialist ranked 8th overall among all 160 companies of the DAX indices. As in the previous year, the company achieved 2nd place in the SDAX.

TAKKT received the award at yesterday’s ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany. CFO Claude Tomaszewski was delighted to receive the award for the investor relations work at TAKKT: “We understand this award as an expression of appreciation for our efforts to inform the capital market in a timely, transparent and consistent manner.”

TAKKT significantly improved in the overall ranking of all 160 DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX companies examined. After finishing 15th in 2016, this year it achieved a rank of 8, making it for the first time to the top ten of all listed index companies. In the perception of the capital market in particular, which was measured by surveying investors and analysts, as well as in terms of share price performance, TAKKT performed much better compared to the previous year. The investor relations team was also able to score additional points with the current annual report and the new website.

The “Investors’ Darling” competition has been held annually since 2014 by manager magazin in cooperation with Professor Henning Zülch and his team from the Leipzig Business School. The capital market communication of 160 companies from the DAX indices is put to the test. The evaluations include analyses of annual and half-yearly reports (reporting) as well as investor relations presentations and websites (investor relations). They also take into account the results of a survey of financial analysts and fund managers as well as stock price performance (capital markets).

TAKKT is the leading B2B direct marketing specialist for business equipment in Europe and North America. The Group is represented with its brands in more than 25 countries. The product range of the subsidiaries comprises more than 500,000 products for the areas of plant and warehouse equipment, office furniture, transport packaging, display articles and equipment for the food service industry, hotel market and retailers. The TAKKT Group has over 2,000 employees and just under three million customers worldwide. The company is listed on the SDAX and Deutsche Börse Prime Standard.

Dr. Christian Warns Tel. +49 711 3465-8222
Giuseppe Palmieri Tel. +49 711 3465-8250