ENCAVIS AG discloses strategic growth plan until 2025

Ad-hoc release:
Publication of inside information pursuant to Article 17 MAR

Hamburg, January 08, 2020 - The Management Board of SDAX-listed Encavis AG (ISIN: DE0006095003, Prime Standard) has set a strategic growth plan for the next six years based on detailed plans and internal action plans as well as detailed market analyses.

This strategic outlook up to the end of 2025 is based on a growth campaign and action plans to further increase efficiency:

1. investments in wind and solar parks in "ready-to-build" status and securing projects already in earlier phases of development in coordination with the current five strategic development partners while maintaining a long-term equity ratio of the Group of >24 %. Thereby no capital measure has been assumed.

2. sale of minority interests in wind parks and individually selected solar parks of up to 49% to generate liquidity for investment in further wind and solar parks

3. reduction and optimization of the operating costs in operation and maintenance of solar parks

4. optimisation/refinancing of SPV project financing

5. introduction of group-wide cash pooling including all individual companies

The ENCAVIS Group"s growth strategy ">> Fast Forward 2025" focuses on the following target figures for 2025, based on the forecast annual figures for 2019e:

doubling the contractually secured own generation capacity from 1.7 gigawatts to 3.4 GW
an increase in weather-adjusted revenues (wa) from EUR 260 million to EUR 440 million
an increase in weather-adjusted operating EBITDA (wa) from EUR 210 million to EUR 330 million
a weather-adjusted operating EBITDA (wa) margin of 75%
an increase in operating earnings per share (EPS) (wa) from EUR 0.40 to EUR 0.70

Encavis AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003 / WKN: 609500) is a producer of electricity from renewable sources listed on the SDAX of Deutsche Börse. As one of the leading independent power generators (IPPs) Encavis acquires and operates solar parks and (onshore) wind farms in ten European countries. The plants for sustainable energy generation generate stable yields through guaranteed feed-in tariffs (FIT) or long-term power purchase agreements (PPA). Within the Encavis Group, Encavis Asset Management AG specializes in the area of institutional investors.