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Aarburg, Switzerland, 26. July 2010 – Franke purchased 25% of the shares of Franke Kitchen Systems Egypt S.A.E. thereby increasing its majority shareholding.


Aarburg, Switzerland, September 11, 2009 - The Franke Group and the Artemis investments owned by Michael Pieper will be restructured as of January 1, 2010 in order to achieve future-orientated management structures at the highest level. As part of this consolidation, the Franke Group is to be operationally divided into two subgroups to form more agile units and to take advantage of synergy potentials.


Aarburg, Switzerland, 9 July 2007 - Franke has signed an agreement for the purchase of Defy Appliances Limited. Defy is the largest manufacturer and distributor of major appliances in South Africa.


Aarburg, Switzerland, 14 December 2006 - With immediate effect Franke takes over the business of the French company L’Européenne d’Eviers S.A. (Benthor) and its production facility in Slovakia and expands activities in France.