HEERENVEEN (THE NETHERLANDS), 12 APRIL 2017 – With reference to the press releases of Pon Holdings and Accell Group regarding a non-binding proposal of Pon Holdings dated 11 April 2017, Accell Group hereby confirms that parties are having discussions (overleg) in the sense of article 5 paragraph 2 of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit openbare biedingen Wft).
Further announcements will be made if and when appropriate.

HEERENVEEN (THE NETHERLANDS), 11 APRIL 2017 - In anticipation of market rumours, Accell Group announces that it has received a non- binding, conditional proposal from Pon Holdings to combine Accell Group with its own bicycle activities. The proposal concerns a public offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Accell Group at an indicative offer price of € 32.72 per share in cash, including the 2016 proposed dividend of  € 0.72.  

HEERENVEEN (THE NETHERLANDS), 14 MARCH 2017 - Today, Accell Group N.V. (“Accell Group”) has published the website with its Annual Report 2016. This website can be viewed via a link on the corportate website ( and under “Investor Relations / Annual Report”. A PDF-version of the Annual Report can also be downloaded. 

HEERENVEEN (THE NETHERLANDS), 10 MARCH 2017 – Accell Group N.V. (Accell Group) today announces its full-year results for the 2016 financial year, and discloses its refined strategy. 

Heerenveen (the Netherlands), 9 February 2017 – Accell Group N.V. today announces the departure of René Takens (62), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman of the Board of Directors. The decision was taken by mutual consent. Mr. Takens will step down as CEO and statutory director of Accell Group at the General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on 25 April 2017.