Baden-Baden, July 4, 2017: In the first half of 2017, GRENKE AG (ISIN DE000A161N30) increased its new business at GRENKE Group Leasing to EUR 939.5 million compared to EUR 776.8 million in the previous year. This is equivalent to a growth rate of 20.9%. Based on this solid development in the first half-year and the equally positive outlook for the business performance in the further course of the year, the Board of Directors now expects the Leasing segment’s new business in 2017 to grow in a range of 16 – 21% (previous range: 11 – 16%).

The full report with the results of the second quarter and first half-year of 2017 will be published as scheduled on July 28, 2017.