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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 

29.11.2013 19:16

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
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DIC Asset AG
Frankfurt am Main
ISIN: DE000A1X3XX4
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 Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, informed us that on November 27, 2013 its voting rights in DIC Asset AG, Frankfurt am Main, exceeded the threshold of 10 % and on that day amounted to 14.52 % (equivalent 9,960,759 voting rights). Of these voting rights, 0.55% (equivalent 379,024 voting rights) are to be attributed to DIC Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts pursuant to Article 22 Section 1 Sentence 1 No. 2 WpHG and 11.34 % (equivalent 7,778,170 voting rights) are to be attributed to DIC Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts pursuant to Article 22 Section 2 WpHG.

In addition against such background, DIC Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts, 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 Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts 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 Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts does not intend to influence the composition of the administrative, management and/or the supervisory bodies of DIC Asset AG.
d) DIC Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts 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.

 

One part of the voting rights was acquired by the exercise of subscription rights in connection with the capital increase against cash contribution of DIC Asset AG and in this regard was financed by debt capital. The remaining voting rights are to be attributed to DIC Beteiligungsgesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts pursuant to Article 22 Section 2 WpHG. Therefore, concerning the source of funds for the acquisition of these further voting rights in DIC Asset AG neither debt nor equity capital was used.
Frankfurt am Main, November 2013


DIC Asset AG  
Management Board



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