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Bratislava, November 12, 2018

MiddleCap sold to the First Real Estate Fund managed by IAD Investments an office building that grew up on the premises of the former Stein brewery in Bratislava. This acquisition is one of the largest real estate transactions in Slovakia in 2018. It is a project with more than 12,000 m2 of administrative and commercial premises, which will thus be added to the real estate portfolio of the First Real Estate Fund, o.p.f.

The project and subsequently also the development of the mentioned object was realized by MiddleCap Real Estate Ltd. through the subsidiary AMW Development a.s. At the end of 2015, the company bought the land from YIT Reding with the aim of building administrative and commercial premises.

MiddleCap Real Estate Ltd., owned by Miroslav Výboh, got the authorised approval of administration building of the multifunctional complex NEW STEIN at the end of 2017 and the first tenants moved to the new administrative premises in March 2018. Currently, the largest tenants are the international companies Deutsche Telekom Services Europe and Lucron Group. The building is located at the crossroads of the streets Krížna and Legionárska. On seven floors, it combines mostly the administrative part with the premises for providing services (900m2) and 170 parking spaces. The new building meets strict environmental criteria and is in the process of obtaining the environmental certification LEED Gold. With the change of owner, the name of the office building is changed to STEINERKA Business Center. The aim is to build on the history of Krizna Street, which the inhabitants of Bratislava remember just as “Steinerka”

“The fact that we managed to conclude the transaction involving the sale of the building in a relatively short time, less than 10 months after final building operation approval, clearly shows the high standard of project processing and finalization. We are sincerely pleased that we have fulfilled our public commitment to quality, which we gave at the very beginning.” commented Matúš Výboh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of AMW Development.

“The NEW STEIN multifunctional office building, now the STEINERKA Business Center, is another valuable asset that diversifies our real estate portfolio. We expect this investment to help us to stabilize and possibly increase the positive performance of the fund, ”states Ing. Vladimír Bencz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of IAD Investments, spol.

“The purchase of a newly-built office building brings to the portfolio of the First Real Estate Fund, o.p.f. another new quality real estate in an attractive location of Bratislava. Together with the above-mentioned tenant structure and the above-standard length of lease contracts, the acquisition represents strong potential for the appreciation of the asset,” said Mgr. Vladimír Bolek, Member of the Board of Directors of IAD Investments reports. spol., a.s. responsible for managing real estate investments. On the seller’s side, MiddleCap Advisory provided complete transaction advice. IAD Investments, správ. spol., a.s. he was represented by the team of CMS, the financial and tax consultancy was provided by Deloitte and the technical consultancy was provided by Sentient ČR.

General information about MiddleCap Real Estate.

MiddleCap Real Estate (formerly Mayfair Assets) is part of MiddleCap Group, S.A., an established investment and consulting firm based in Luxembourg with offices in London, Bratislava, Prague, Dubai and Monaco. It was established in 2018 by the merger of MiddleCap Equity Partners, a.s. and Mayfair Assets Ltd. Partners of the newly formed business group MiddleCap Group, S.A. are Miroslav Výboh, Matúš Výboh, Matej Majerčák, Roman Guniš and Michal Kviečinský.
The Group provides a full range of financial advisory services, acts as a long-term real estate investor and actively seeks opportunities with hidden investment potential in private equity, venture capital and capital markets.
Over the past three years, the company has provided transactional advice in excess of 800 million euros. The total volume of real estate projects carried out so far exceeded EUR 110 million. More information: www.middlecap.com

Basic information about IAD Investments, reports. spol., a.s. and First Real Estate Fund o. p. f.

IAD Investments is the oldest independent Slovak management company. It has been providing financial services to individuals and corporate clients in Central European countries since 1991. Within its European operations, it manages assets in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia, totalling more than EUR 800 million. EUR. First Real Estate Fund o. p. f is the oldest mutual fund in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, which invests in real estate market assets. Its portfolio consists of investments in various classes of real estate assets – real estate (offices, logistics, retail, etc.) and in the long term brings positive performance to investors with the potential for long-term growth in the value of assets.

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Bratislava, 22 November 2018.

MiddleCap Group part of Dakar Rally 2019! The company is one of the main partners of the motorcycle racer Ivan Jakes, who will again try to overcome motorcycle racer’s Everest.
Ivan Jakeš, one of the best and most successful Slovak motorcycle riders, is preparing for the Dakar Rally. Along with him will be part of the South American adventure MiddelCap Group, which supported a native of Myjava and is one of the main partners of his team.

Jakeš, one of our best and most experienced riders, started on a desert rally when it was located in the north of Africa. In less than seven weeks, he will be at the start of the famous Relly Dakar for the eleventh time. So far he has managed to reach the finish line four times. He has experienced everything on Dakar. Achievements and crashes. In 2013, he finished fourth overall. He was close to the podium.

“Like every year, I have the highest goals. I try to win, not just participate. This sport is also about happiness, respect and experience. If everything goes together and works out, then a good result can be done,” says Jakeš.

However, in order to add another successful year with a good result to the statistics, it needs several attributes that are undoubtedly a commitment, experience, strong will, extreme effort, strength, confidence, good team, conscientious preparation, perfect knowledge of the environment, navigation skills, keep holding on . “The decision to support a top athlete in pursuit of an extremely demanding goal lies in our passion for motorsport, but above all we were impressed by the story of Ivan Jakeš as a human being. Many of the qualities that a top athlete must have to climb the imaginary Everest fully blend in with what is needed to succeed in our business. Ivan’s work and performances inspire us in many ways and motivate us,” explains Matej Majerčák, CEO of MiddleCap Group.

Ivan Jakeš will go Dakar on the well-proven KTM 400, which is a motorcycle special on which he took second place in October at the Relly Heart of Morocco, which was an unofficial overhaul for the 41st desert race.
“It was training for Dakar. I wanted to see if I could still navigate and found that I was still a little bit good at it. I also had a decent speed. There was no result at all, but I managed to put myself in a nice position, ”said a native of Myjava.

The 41st Dakar Rally will take place from 6 to 17 January in Peru, for the first time in history only one country. Start and finish are in the capital Lima.

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MiddleCap Equity Partners, a.s. and Mayfair Assets Ltd. have officially concluded a 10-month merger process, following which the group will operate under the brand ´MiddleCap´ headquartered in Luxembourg. The group will leverage the extensive business environment know-how and team of experienced investment professionals with deep local and international experience. Above all, the merger amalgamates the investment, advisory and real estate activities of both companies.

MiddleCap Group, S.A. thus becomes an investment holding with a focus on locating new business opportunities in advisory, real estate, private equity, venture capital, and capital markets. Partners of the newly-formed MiddleCap Group, S.A. business group are Miroslav Výboh, Matúš Výboh, Matej Majerčák, Roman Guniš, and Michal Kviečinský. The merger will be formalized by the filing of an entry in the Luxembourg Business Register in upcoming weeks.

 

“This merger increases our potential investment reach in new projects, opens new European markets, and improves our position in acquiring new capital. The combination of our strengths – such as deep market knowledge, professionalism, experience, and talent – further emphasize our competitive advantage with an enlarged project portfolio and expectations of further major increase in future revenue,” observed Matej Majerčák, a partner and CEO of MiddleCap Group, S.A., regarding expectations pertaining to the common holding.

 

“I have been following the work of teams around Mr Majerčák, Mr Guniš, and Mr Kviečinský also because my son Matúš was externally involved in several MiddleCap Partners projects. In recent years they have succeeded in transforming the company into a leader on the Czech and Slovak advisory and investment market, and they are a strong group in terms of expertise, creativity, and talent. We have a common interest and aim to maintain the set benchmark of success and to only work with the best the market has to offer in our new projects,” comments Miroslav Výboh, whose main contribution to the MiddleCap Group has been valuable know-how from successful development projects and long-term experience in international trade.

 
More info: www.middlecap.com

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