Tag: Ralf Schmid

Uniwheels for sale? Controlling shareholder assessing “strategic options”

Uniwheels for sale? Controlling shareholder assessing “strategic options”

6th October 2016 | 0 Comments

A sharp dip in the Uniwheels AG share price was reversed on the afternoon of 4 October after the company informed the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) about its controlling shareholder’s decision to “assess its strategic options.” Uniwheels Holding (Malta) Ltd., a holding company owned by former Uniwheels chief executive officer Ralf Schmid and his brother Michael, is currently “at an initial stage” with its assessment, reported the German alloy wheel manufacturer.

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Ralf Schmid retiring as Uniwheels CEO, will chair supervisory board

Ralf Schmid retiring as Uniwheels CEO, will chair supervisory board

19th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Wheel manufacturer Uniwheels AG has named Thomas Buchholz its new chief executive officer. The chief automotive officer and management board deputy chairman succeeds company founder Ralf Schmid, who will become chairman of Uniwheels’ supervisory board.

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Uniwheels shares to join WSE small-cap index

17th September 2015 | 0 Comments

According to a Warsaw Stock Exchange Management Board resolution of 13 August 2015, shares in Uniwheels AG will be included in the sWIG80 index following the trading session of 18 September 2015 as a result of quarterly adjustment. The changes will become effective from 21 September 2015.

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Uniwheels profit up 67% in H1 2015

Uniwheels profit up 67% in H1 2015

14th August 2015 | 1 Comment

Alloy wheel manufacturer Uniwheels AG reports sales of 3.9 million wheels in the first half of 2015, 11.3 per cent more than a year earlier and a record first-half volume. This gave the company revenues of €217.0 million, a year-on-year increase of 26.8 per cent. EBITA rose 30.2 per cent in the January to June period to €27.9 million and the margin increased from 12.5 to 12.8 per cent. Net profit rose 66.9 per cent to €19.3 million.

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Uniwheels approves IPO share allotment

29th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Wheel manufacturer Uniwheels AG has approved the allotment of 4,800,000 shares in a public offering, including 2,400,000 new shares from a share capital increase and 2,400,000 existing shares from the holding of existing shareholder Uniwheels Holding (Malta) Ltd. . Five per cent, or 240,000 of the shares offered have been allocated to retail investors and 4,560,000 (95 per cent) to institutional investors.

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Uniwheels proceeding with IPO and Warsaw Stock Exchange listing

16th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Uniwheels AG says it is proceeding with plans for a public offering and it will apply for listing and trading of the company’s shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Plans are to conduct the offering in the second quarter of 2015, however the wheel manufacturer comments that the exact date will depend on market conditions.

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Uniwheels to increase alloy wheel capacity with 3rd Polish plant

Uniwheels to increase alloy wheel capacity with 3rd Polish plant

25th February 2015 | 0 Comments

German alloy wheel manufacturer Uniwheels has announced plans to expand its production operation in Poland by a further 2 million or so wheels. The original equipment supplier and manufacturer of the ATS, Rial, Alutec and Anzio aftermarket alloy rim brands produced over six million wheels at its two plants in Stalowa Wola last year; in addition to the aforementioned capacity boost, the erection of a third facility there will increase the site’s workforce with a further 250 jobs.

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Unit sales record for Uniwheels

Unit sales record for Uniwheels

19th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Uniwheels AG, the company behind the ATS, Rial, Alutec and Anzio wheel brands, says its unit sales rose 5.2 per cent in 2014. During the year it sold a total of 7.2 million wheels in both the original equipment and aftermarket segments.

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Uniwheels wins Volvo quality award

Uniwheels wins Volvo quality award

16th January 2015 | 0 Comments

The Uniwheels Germany factory in Werdohl delivers alloy wheels to a number of Volvo models, including the XC60, XC70 and XC90. This supply has been acknowledged the car maker; at a ceremony held in Sweden at the end of last year, Uniwheels Germany received a 2014 Volvo Quality Through Excellence Award (VQE Award). The company says it obtained this prestigious award by achieving the maximum score in all 12 relevant criteria categories.

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