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The Management Board of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) with the approval of the Supervisory Board today resolved to increase the share capital of the Company against cash contribution from 48,533,334.20 Euro by a nominal amount of up to 4,853,330.23 Euro (corresponding to approx. 10 per cent of the current share capital) to up to 53,386,664.43 Euro, by issuing up to 1,367,635 new no par-value registered shares in the Company from authorized capital. The subscription rights of existing shareholders have been excluded in accordance with § 186 paragraph 3 sentence 4 of the German Stock Corporation Act. The new shares are entitled to dividends for the current fiscal year 2015/2016 ending on 30 September 2016.
The offering will be launched today via an accelerated bookbuilding process in which the new shares will be offered to German and international institutional investors without a prospectus. DBAG has mandated Baader Bank Aktiengesellschaft for the transaction. The new shares are to be admitted to trading on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse) with simultaneous admission to the sub-segment of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with additional post-admission obligations (Prime Standard) as well as to the regulated market of the Börse Düsseldorf without publication of a prospectus. The placement volume, the placement price and the proceeds from the offering will be announced in the course of the trading day tomorrow after termination of the accelerated bookbuilding process after the placement price has been determined. DBAG reserves the right to close the books at any time.
Deutsche Beteiligungs AG intends to use the proceeds from the offering for co-investments alongside private equity funds advised or managed by DBAG, in particular alongside the newly established DBAG Fund VII.
The Management Board
Frankfurt am Main, 14 September 2016
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