DIC Asset AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution
DIC Asset AG
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DIC Asset AG
Frankfurt am Main
Securities Code No.: A1X3XX
Release according to Article 26 Section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) with the objective of Europe-wide distribution
Release of an announcement according to Article 27a Section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) (Substantial Holding)
On November 27, 2013 DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, informed us that on November 27, 2013 its voting rights in DIC Asset AG, Frankfurt am Main, inter alia exceeded the threshold of 10 % and on that day amounted to 13.97 % (equivalent 9,581,735 voting rights). Of these voting rights, 11.68 % (equivalent 8,009,633 voting rights) are to be attributed to DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH pursuant to Article 22 Section 2 WpHG.
In addition against such background, DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, informed us pursuant to Article 27a Section 1 WpHG as follows:
a) The investment is aimed at the implementation of strategic aims and is not intended to realize trading profits.
b) DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH does not intend to obtain further voting rights in DIC Asset AG by acquisition or in any other way within the next 12 months except from the opportunity of participating in capital increases for maintaining the proportional participation.
c) Apart from the exercise of voting rights in the general meeting of DIC Asset AG, DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH does not intend to influence the composition of the administrative, management and/or the supervisory bodies of DIC Asset AG.
d) DIC Opportunity Fund GmbH does not intend a substantial change of the capital structure of DIC Asset AG, in particular with respect to the equity-to-assets ratio and the dividend policy.
The exceeding of the thresholds of voting rights from shares in DIC Asset AG mentioned in the voting rights notification of November 27, 2013 was exclusively due to an attribution of voting rights pursuant to Article 22 Section 2 WpHG without the use of equity or debt capital.
Frankfurt am Main, November 2013
DIC Asset AG
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