DGAP-Adhoc: Manz AG resolves on cash capital increase without subscription rights in the amount of 10% of the share capital

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Manz AG  / Key word(s): Capital Increase

27.11.2013 18:07

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Manz AG resolves on cash capital increase without subscription rights in
the amount of 10% of the share capital

Reutlingen, 27 November 2013. The executive board of Manz AG, Reutlingen,
(ISIN: DE000A0JQ5U3) resolved today, with the consent of the supervisory
board, to issue 448,005 new shares (approx. 10% of the existing share
capital) by way of a capital increase from authorized capital without
subscription rights. The share capital of the company shall be increased
from EUR 4,480,054 by EUR 448,005 to EUR 4,928,059 against cash
contributions by partial utilization of the existing authorized capital
2009. The new shares (ordinary shares) will be offered to German and
European qualified investors by way of an accelerated bookbuilding in the
course of a private placement. Bankhaus Lampe will be acting as Sole
Bookrunner for the offering.

The proceeds from the capital increase shall serve the financing of the
further internal and external growth of the company. Amongst others, Manz
AG plans in particular to further strengthen its strongly growing 'battery'
business through potential acquisitions.

The placement commences today, 27 November 2013, and is expected to be
completed tomorrow, 28 November 2013. Manz AG is expected to determine the
placement price tomorrow, 28 November 2013, on the basis of the accelerated
bookbuilding. The new shares carry full dividend rights as from 1 January
2013 and are expected to be admitted to trading on the regulated market
(regulierter Markt) without a prospectus and to be included in the existing
quotation of the company's shares in the sub-segment of the regulated
market with further post-admission obligations (Prime Standard) on the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Additional information:

ISIN: DE000A0JQ5U3
German Securities Identification Number (WKN) of the shares: A0JQ5U
Trading symbol: M5Z
Trading segment: Regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange

Manz AG
Steigäckerstraße 5
72768 Reutlingen
Germany

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Investor Relations contact    

cometis AG
Ulrich Wiehle / Claudius Krause
Tel.: +49 (0)611 - 205855-28
Fax: +49 (0)611 - 205855-66 
E-Mail: krause@cometis.de 

Public Relations contact

Manz AG
Axel Bartmann
Tel.: +49 (0)7121 - 9000-395
Fax: +49 (0)7121 - 9000-99
E-Mail: abartmann@manz.com

DISCLAIMER
This publication may not be published, distributed or transmitted, directly
or indirectly, in the United States (including its territories and
possessions), Canada, Australia or Japan or any other jurisdiction where
such an announcement would be unlawful. The distribution of this
announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons
into whose possession this document or other information referred to herein
comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any
failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the
securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

This publication does not constitute an offer of securities for sale or a
solicitation of an offer to purchase securities of Manz AG in the United
States, Germany or any other jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor
anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in
connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction.
The securities of Manz AG may not be offered or sold in the United States
absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act'). The securities
of Manz AG have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities
Act.

In the United Kingdom, this document is only being distributed to and is
only directed at persons who (i) are investment professionals falling
within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
(Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the 'Order') or (ii) are
persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth
companies, unincorporated associations, etc.) (all such persons together
being referred to as 'Relevant Persons'). This document is directed only at
Relevant Persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are
not Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this
document relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged
in only with Relevant Persons.

No action has been taken that would permit an offering of the securities or
possession or distribution of this announcement in any jurisdiction where
action for that purpose is required. Persons into whose possession this
announcement comes are required to inform themselves about and to observe
any such restrictions.

In connection with any offering of the shares of Manz AG (the 'Shares'),
Bankhaus Lampe KG ('BHL') and any of its affiliates acting as an investor
for their own account may take up as a proprietary position any Shares and
in that capacity may retain, purchase or sell for their own account such
Shares. In addition BHL or its affiliates may enter into financing
arrangements and swaps with investors in connection with which BHL (or its
affiliates) may from time to time acquire, hold or dispose of Shares. BHL
does not intend to disclose the extent of any such investment or
transactions otherwise than in accordance with any legal or regulatory
obligation to do so.

In connection with any offering of the Shares BHL will not be responsible
to any person other than Manz AG. BHL does not have to provide vis-à-vis
other persons than Manz AG the protections afforded to clients of BHL nor
does BHL have to advice other persons than Manz AG in relation to any
offering of the Shares.


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Language:     English
Company:      Manz AG
              Steigäckerstr. 5
              72768 Reutlingen
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0) 7121 9000-0
Fax:          +49 (0) 7121 9000-99
E-mail:       info@manz.com
Internet:     http://www.manz.com
ISIN:         DE000A0JQ5U3
WKN:          A0JQ5U
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München, Stuttgart
 
End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service
 
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