– Oliver Kolbe new CIO of mic AG since 01.10.2014
– Great venture capital expertise and international network
– Growth in transactional activity planned
Munich, 15.10.2014 – The Supervisory Board of the Munich-based early-phase investor mic AG (ISIN DE000A0KF6S5) gave final approval to the appointment of ICT expert Oliver Kolbe as an ordinary member of the Board of the Company as of 01.10.2014 in yesterday’s meeting. In his role as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Oliver Kolbe will strengthen the Board team around CEO Claus-Georg Müller and CFO Manuel Reitmeier and will take a leadership role in the future with respect to mic AG’s participation transactions. Kolbe has more than 22 years of internationally oriented professional experience. For the past eight years he has controlled the fate of a private venture capital company. Before that he was the CFO of a corporate venture entity and at the same time worked as the CFO and Vice President of Finance in various functions and corporate entities of Siemens AG.
“With Oliver Kolbe we have been able to gain a high-quality member of the Board for mic AG with great venture capital expertise and know-how built on years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology sector, who, in addition, has a great network in the European finance industry. His broad, operative management experience is the result of his successful career with a world leading industry corporation, where Mr Kolbe acquired valuable hands-on experience at all levels of the supply chain in the ICT industry. He is thoroughly across corporate structures and processes as well as their financial representation and control. He has been involved in over 50 successful transactions in the venture capital industry, including 3 IPOs and over 20 trade sales. With the expanded Board team we are able to commit more effectively to our planned growth in transactional activity and with even more focus”, comments Claus-Georg Müller, Chair of the Board of mic AG.
“I am looking forward to the new challenge with mic AG. The business model of the company has great potential, which we want to successively enhance with further successful transactions both for new investments and for exits. With its focus on the mega-trends the Internet of Things (Wearable Technologies AG) and Big Data (micData AG), Industry 4.0 (mic sense AG), Infrastructure and Energy Management (Smarteag AG) and Telemedicine (Lifespot AG) mic AG has clearly set itself apart from the competition and has opened up above average chances for growth”, explains Oliver Kolbe, new member of the Board for mic AG.
About mic AG:
As a venture capitalist, Munich based mic AG invests at an early stage in promising companies with a focus on the growth markets Big Data, Industry 4.0, Infrastructure and Energy Management, the Internet of Things, Wearable Technologies and Telemedicine. With the help of its international network, the mic Group assists the companies in which it invests to position themselves rapidly and successfully and supports them in the search for investors to finance growth.
mic AG has been listed in the Entry Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since October 2006 (Stock Exchange abbreviation: M3B, ISIN: DE000A0KF6S5). You can find more information about mic AG at www.mic-ag.eu.
Contact mic AG:
Public [&] Investor Relations
80335 Munich, Germany
Tel: +49 – 89-244-192-200
Fax: +49 – 89-244-192-230
ISIN: DE000A0KF6S5 | WKN: A0KF6S | Symbol: M3B