DGAP-Adhoc: Celesio AG: Non-cash impairment loss in Brazilian wholesale activities

 DGAP-Adhoc: Celesio AG: Non-cash impairment loss in Brazilian wholesale  activities  Celesio AG  / Key word(s): Miscellaneous  07.07.2014 12:13  Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------  Stuttgart, 7 July 2014. As part of preparing the interim financial statements as at 30 June 2014, Celesio has conducted impairment tests due to an adjustment in the long-term earnings prospects. As part of this process, a non-cash impairment loss on goodwill of EUR 80 million was identified today for the Brazilian wholesale activities as a result of the revaluation. This goodwill was primarily due to acquisitions in 2009 and 2011.  The full interim financial statements as at 30 June 2014 will be released as planned on 31 July 2014. Contacts:  Investor Relations:  Markus Georgi, Celesio AG, +49 (0)711.5001-1208 investor@celesio.com Michael Otto, Celesio AG, +49 (0)711.5001-635 investor@celesio.com    Media:  Marc Binder, Celesio AG, +49 (0)711.5001-380 media@celesio.com Rainer Berghausen, Celesio AG, +49 (0)711.5001-549   media@celesio.com   07.07.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   Language:     English Company:      Celesio AG               Neckartalstr. 155               70376 Stuttgart               Germany Phone:        +49 (0)711 5001-735 Fax:          +49 (0)711 5001-740 E-mail:       investor@celesio.com Internet:     www.celesio.com ISIN:         DE000CLS1001, DE000CLS1043 WKN:          CLS100, CLS104 Indices:      MDAX Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime               Standard), München, Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in Hamburg,               Hannover; Terminbörse EUREX   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------  
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