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Kues elected to the board of the German Private Equity an Venture Capital Association

24.04.2009

Matthias Kues, CEO of NORD Holding Unternehmens-beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Hanover, has been newly elected to the board of the Bundesverband Deutscher Kapital-beteiligungsgesellschaften - German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association e.V. (BVK) at the German Private Equity Symposium in Berlin.

The BVK bundles the interests of some 300 private equity funds and associated members. Kues was nominated by the "Mittelstand" professional group and will in future represent the interests of SME-oriented venture capital companies at the highest level of the Association.

Founded 40 years ago NORD Holding is one of the oldest private equity funds in Germany.

About NORD Holding

With its 50-year history and over € 2.0 billion Assets under Management, NORD Holding is one of the leading Private Equity Asset Managers in Germany with a focus on direct and fund investments.

The direct investments division of NORD Holding focuses on structuring and financing company succession models, acquiring parts of larger groups/subsidiaries as well as on expansion financing of medium-sized companies. In contrast to most other financial investors, who only manage closed-end funds, NORD Holding acts as a so-called "evergreen fund", thereby investing from its own balance sheet with no maturity restrictions. Currently, the fund has interests in more than 15 companies in the DACH region.

The fund investments division targets the small- and mid-cap segment of the European private equity market through primaries, secondaries and co-investments.

NORD Holding has a strong focus on emerging buyout managers, hands-on investment strategies and regularly acts as an anchor investor. The division manages € 1.3 billion and ranks among the top decile fund investment groups in Europe.

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