Vienna (pta025/09.04.2021/13:15) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG
Notification of Major Holdings
DO & CO AG, Stephansplatz 12, 1010 Wien, Austria
2. Reason for notification:
Acquisition / disposal of shares with voting rights
Acquisition / disposal of instruments
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name: The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
City and country of registered office: Los Angeles, USA - United States
4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
6. Total positions
|% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.)||% of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2)||total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.)||total number of voting rights of issuer|
|Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed / reached||4.02||3.01||7.03||9,744,000|
|Position of previous notification||2.63||3.22||5.85|
7. Notified details of the resulting situation
7.a. Voting rights attached to shares
|ISIN code||absolute direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018)||absolute indirect (Sec 133 BörseG 2018)||in % direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018)||in % indirect (Sec 133 BörseG 2018)|
7.b.1. Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1 BörseG 2018
|Type of instrument||Expiration Date||Exercise Period||Voting Rights Absolute||Voting Rights in %|
7.b.2 Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG 2018
|Type of instrument||Expiration Date||Exercise Period||Physical /Cash Settlement||Voting Rights Absolute||Voting Rights in %|
8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial/other instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity.
|No.||Name||Directly controlled by No.||Shares held directly (%)||Financial/other instruments held directly (%)||Total of both (%)|
|1||The Capital Group Companies, Inc.|
|2||Capital Research and Management Company||1||4.02||3.01||7.03|
9. In case of proxy voting
Date of general meeting: N/A
10. Additional Information
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (¿CGC¿) is the parent company of Capital Research and Management Company (¿CRMC¿) and Capital Bank & Trust Company (¿CB&T¿). CRMC is a U.S.-based investment management company that serves as investment manager to the American Funds family of mutual funds, other pooled investment vehicles, as well as individual and institutional clients. CRMC and its investment manager affiliates manage equity assets for various investment companies through three divisions, Capital Research Global Investors, Capital International Investors and Capital World Investors. CRMC is the parent company of Capital Group International, Inc. (¿CGII¿), which in turn is the parent company of four investment management companies (¿CGII management companies¿): Capital International, Inc., Capital International Limited, Capital International Sàrl and Capital International K.K. CGII management companies and CB&T primarily serve as investment managers to institutional and high net worth clients. CB&T is a U.S.-based investment management company that is a registered investment adviser and an affiliated federally chartered bank.
Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares of the Issuer for its own account. Rather, the shares reported on this Notification are owned by accounts under the discretionary investment management of one or more of the investment management companies described above.
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. is a mutual fund registered in the United States under the Investment Company Act of 1940. SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. is the legal owner of shares in DO & CO AG.
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. has granted proxy voting authority to CRMC, its investment adviser.(end)
|emitter:||DO & CO AG|
|contact person:||Mag. Christopher Dlaska, BSc|
|stock exchanges:||official trade in Vienna; free market in Dusseldorf, open market (free market) in Frankfurt, free market in Munich, free market in Stuttgart; open market in Berlin, Tradegate|
|other stock exchanges:||London|