Vienna (pta029/18.02.2015/20:19) - As per sec. 93, para. 2, Stock Exchange Act, conwert Immobilien Invest SE announces that Deutsche Wohnen AG (DW AG) has reported the following change of voting rights in conwert Immobilien Invest SE and the following information on 16 February 2015 in accordance with sec. 91 Stock Exchange Act:
On 15 February 2015 DW AG announced its intention to make a voluntary public takeover offer for a change of control pursuant to sec. 25a Takeover Act to the conwert shareholders (takeover offer).
By agreement as of 15 February 2015, the Haselsteiner Family Private Foundation (HFP) has made an irrevocable commitment to DW AG to participate in the takeover offer in the amount of 15,860,921 ordinary shares, corresponding to 18.58% of voting rights in conwert, and to deliver these ordinary shares in the course of the offer. DW AG is the writer of a put option with HFP for 5,300,000 ordinary shares, corresponding to 6.21% of voting rights in conwert; the time period for exercising this put option is specifically tied to the success of the takeover offer. In addition to HFP, investor Karl Ehlerding and other members of the Ehlerding family have entered an agreement with DW AG as of 14 February 2015 to participate in the takeover offer in the amount of 5,500,000 ordinary shares, corresponding to 6.44% of voting rights in conwert, and to deliver these ordinary shares during the acceptance period and/or extension period of the offer.
In accordance with sec. 91 to 92 Stock Exchange Act, the conclusion of these agreements leads to the attribution of voting rights to be applied in accordance with sec. 91a para. 7 Stock Exchange Act, thereby resulting in the following attribution of voting rights pursuant to sec. 91 Stock Exchange Act:
+ DW AG pursuant to sec. 91a para. 1 (1) Stock Exchange Act: 21,360,921 / 25.02%
+ DW AG pursuant to sec. 91a para. 1 (1) 3 lit a), b), bb) Stock Exchange Act (nominal): 5,300,000 / 6.21%
The thresholds of 4%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25% and 30% have therefore been exceeded by DW AG as a result of the attribution of voting rights in accordance with sec. 91 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act.(end)