Ansprechpartner: Martina Vomela
Tel.: +43 7442 500 3100
Public disclosure of inside information according to article 17 MAR

BENE AG: Principal shareholder requests squeeze-out of minority shareholders of BENE AG

Vienna/Waidhofen an der Ybbs (pta/14.07.2015/18:45 UTC+2) Vienna/Waidhofen an der Ybbs, 14.07.2015: Today, BGO Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH as principal shareholder of BENE AG approached the management board of BENE AG with the request that the general meeting shall decide on the transfer of the shares of the minority shareholders to BGO Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH in return for payment of an appropriate cash compensation. The exclusion of the minority shareholders pursuant to §§ 1 et seq. of the Act on the Squeeze-Out of Shareholders will therefore be on the agenda of the ordinary general meeting on 17 September 2015.

About Bene
Bene is a leading international specialist in the design and furnishing of inspiring office and working environments. Bene defines the office as a living space and its concepts, products and services turn this philosophy into reality. It combines a tradition of quality stretching back 225 years with innovation and award-winning design. The corporate group is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, has its head office and production facilities in Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Austria, and is active in more than 40 countries. As a full-service provider, Bene implements forward-looking office concepts that contribute to the commercial success of its customers.

Martina Vomela, Bene AG Investor Relations
Schwarzwiesenstrasse 3, 3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs, tel. +43 (0)7442 500 3100

Belinda Ableitinger, Bene AG Public Relations
Neutorgasse 4-8, 1010 Vienna, Austria, tel. +43 (0)1 53426 1239
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Emitter: BENE AG
Schwarzwiesenstraße 3
3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Contact Person: Martina Vomela
Phone: +43 7442 500 3100
ISIN(s): AT00000BENE6 (Share)
Stock Exchange(s): Vienna Stock Exchange (Official Trade)