DGAP-PVR: DIC Asset AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

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DIC Asset AG 

04.12.2013 19:02

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DIC Asset AG
Frankfurt am Main
ISIN: DE000A1X3XX4
Securities Code No.: A1X3XX

Release according to Article 26 Section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading
Act) with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Release of an announcement according to Article 27a Section 1 WpHG (German
Securities Trading Act) (Substantial Holding)

On December 2, 2013 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main,
Germany, informed us pursuant to Article 21 Section 1 WpHG that in the
course of its consortial activity the voting rights of Commerzbank
Aktiengesellschaft in DIC Asset AG, Frankfurt am Main, had exceeded and
fallen below the thresholds of 3 %, 5 % and 10 %.

In addition to this, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, informed us pursuant
to Article 27a Section 1 WpHG as follows:

 1. The exceeding of the notification threshold of 10 % by acquisition of
    voting rights in DIC Asset AG, Frankfurt am Main, through Commerzbank
    Aktiengesellschaft is neither aimed at the implementation of strategic
    goals nor at the realization of trading profits, but results from the
    technical execution of the capital increase of DIC Asset AG in November
    2013.

 2. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft does not intend to obtain further voting
    rights in DIC Asset AG by acquisition or in any other way within the
    next twelve months, unless in the case of trading operations within the
    limits of the usual business activity.

 3. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft does not intend to influence the
    composition of the management board, the supervisory board or any other
    administrative, managerial or supervisory body of DIC Asset AG.

 4. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft does not intend a substantial change of
    the capital structure of DIC Asset AG, in particular not with respect
    to the ratio of equity and debt financing or the dividend policy.

 5. The acquisition of voting rights was achieved with own funds.

Frankfurt am Main, December 2013



DIC Asset AG  
Management Board



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Language:     English
Company:      DIC Asset AG
              Eschersheimer Landstr. 223
              60320 Frankfurt
              Germany
Internet:     www.dic-asset.de
 
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