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German Startups Group (GSJ)

Business description

German Startups Group (GSG) is a Berlin-based venture capital investment company, primarily focused on providing investment to technology businesses in German-speaking countries. The company currently holds 43 companies in its investment portfolio and a majority stake in digital agency Exozet.

Stock data

Market cap.€20.5m
Last close€1.71
High / Low (52 weeks)€2.1 / €1.6
Stock market listingDB
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamFinancials
SectorFinancials

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(1)1.8(12.4)
Relative *(1.1)0.8(14)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Investment summary

German Startups Group (GSG) is transforming its business model to an asset manager (through dedicated SPVs and an intended investment fund) and an online matchmaking platform for transactions in secondary shares in German start-ups and venture capital (VC) funds (scheduled for launch by the end of Q218). Management believes that this should present a completely new opportunity to create significant shareholder value at relatively low investment costs, given that similar marketplaces have reached standalone valuations beyond GSG’s market cap. A successful transformation could not only allow GSG to close the valuation gap to its NAV (which stands at c 30%), but also allow it to realise additional value.

Last updated on 29/05/2018

Key management

Company address

Platz der Luftbruecke 4-6
Berlin
12101
Germany
+49-30-609889080
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