Notice about the repayment of capital out of the capital reduction by means of a simplified retirement of treasury shares (§§ 222 ff. AktG)
The extraordinary general meeting of the company held on 29 January 2016 concluded i.a. to reduce the company’s share capital of EUR 58.890.636,00 by EUR 53.001.567,00 to EUR 5.889.063,00 by way of an ordinary capital reduction (§§ 222 ff. AktG). The capital reduction is designed to pay back part of the share capital to the shareholders by way of a cash payment. Therefore, the capital is reduced by consolidating 10 shares each into one.
With the record of the capital reduction in the commercial register on 8 April 2016 the capital reduction and the amended and restated articles of association came into effect. Following § 225 AktG the relevant announcement of the capital reduction and the repayment of capital was published on 8 April 2016 (§ 10 HGB).
The repayment of capital of
EUR 9,00 for each converted share without par value
(WKN A2AA40 / ISIN DE000A2AA402)
will be carried out on 14 October 2016 by the Clearstream Banking AG, Frankfurt/Main. Entitled for the payment are the shareholders who do have converted shares without par value of Clere AG in their depot on the evening of 13 October 2016. No action has to be taken by the shareholders.
Bad Oeynhausen, October 2016