Pictures and first statements regarding the IPO of Telefónica Deutschland
Telefónica Deutschland has started at Deutsche Börse on 30.10.2012. The shares of Telefónica Deutschland will be traded for the first time on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on October 30, 2012 under the ticker symbol o2D. The international securities identification number (ISIN) is DE000A1J5RX9, and the German securities code number (WKN) is A1J5RX.
Impressions from the IPO
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Telefónica Deutschland starts at the stock exchange. From left to right: Caesar Alierta, CEO, Telefónica S.A., Dr. Reto Francioni, Chairman of the Board, Deutsche Börse AG, René Schuster, CEO, Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG, Frank Gerstenschläger, Chairman of the spot market at Deutsche Börse. Download HighRes
Happy about the successful IPO René Schuster, CEO of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG. Download HighRes
The management board of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG in front of the bull Markus Haas, Chief Strategy Officer, Rachel Empey, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and René Schuster, CEO (from left to right). Download HighRes
Statements on the IPO of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG
René Schuster, CEO, Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG: "Today we are setting a special milestone within our company history. Telefónica Deutschland is listed in the Prime Standard at Deutsche Börse, which we are very proud of. We are glad about the great demand for our share. Now we want to continue growing successfully. We are very well postitioned for this within the German market. The business with mobile data is one of our core strengths, we will continuously build upon that in future."
Caesar Alierta, CEO, Telefónica S.A.: "We are very pleased with the success of the IPO, which is the largest IPO in Europe this year. With this transaction we reinforce our commitment to the German market and continue enhancing our financial flexibility. The strong demand in the IPO reflects the attractiveness of our German operation. My congratulations to the Telefonica Deutschland management team!"
Frank Gerstenschläger, Chairman of the spot market at Deutsche Börse: "We welcome Telefònica Deutschland Holding in the Prime Standard at Deutsche Börse. We are very pleased that this IPO is the biggest at the Frankfurt stock exchange since 2007. Going public is an important strategic step for a company, also regarding its international positioning and a stronger position within the global competition," says Frank Gerstenschläger, Chairman of the spot market at Deutsche Börse.