Vienna, 11 April 2012
As Frauenthal Holding AG has already announced, a
strategic review of all the group's business divisions
is currently under way.
The group's Industrial Honeycombs Division has
major growth opportunities, as it is in the process of
breaking into new markets (notably China) and is now
capable of supplying commercial vehicle manufacturers with
complete catalyst systems.
This situation has prompted management to evaluate
and sound out potential strategic partners.
A number of prospective strategic partners and
acquirers have been identified and evaluated.
The Executive Board today decided to enter
negotiations on the sale of the division to potential
It is not yet possible to predict whether these talks
will lead to further action. The Board will not take a
decision as to whether the division will be divested, and
if so on what terms, until it has made a thorough
investigation of the sales options available to it. A
disposal would require the approval of the company's
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