Koenig & Bauer AG:
Announcement for Announcements of holders of considerable holdings according to article 43 WpHG
- Release of Release according to § 43 WpHG
Notification of Major Holdings
Notification of Holdings: Publication pursuant to Section 43 (2) WpHG
HAUCK & AUFHÄUSER FUND SERVICES S.A., Munsbach/ Luxembourg has informed us pursuant to section 43 para. 1 WpHG on 4 April 2023 of the following:
1. Goals of the purchase (section 43 para. 1 sentence 3 WpHG)
a. The purchase was made for the account of the investment funds managed by us and is intended to make a positive contribution to performance.
b. On 31 March 2023, the reporting threshold of 10% of the voting rights was exceeded. We currently hold a total of 1,653,784 shares, 10.01% of the voting rights, for the account of our investment funds. HAFS does not intend to acquire further voting rights directly or indirectly within the next 12 months, but by no means rules it out for the future. Depending on the share price, further voting rights could be acquired by purchase or otherwise within the next 12 months.
c. We do not seek to influence the composition of the supervisory board and management board of Koenig & Bauer AG, Würzburg.
d. We do not seek any significant change in the current policy of the supervisory board and management board of Koenig & Bauer AG, Würzburg, regarding the capital structure, the ratio of equity to debt financing and dividends.
2. Origin of funds (section 43 (1) sentence 4 WpHG)
The voting rights were acquired for the account of the investment funds managed by us through the exclusive use of external funds.