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

| Source: EQS Group AG
Balda AG 

29.01.2014 18:56

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DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
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On January 29, 2014, Augustus GP Interests Acquisition, LLC, Fort Worth,
Texas, USA has informed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG
that via shares its Voting Rights on Balda AG, Bad Oeynhausen, Deutschland,
have fallen below the 5% threshold of the Voting Rights on January 24, 2014
and on that day amounted to 4.88% (this corresponds to 2873563 Voting

According to Article 22, Section 1, Sentence 1, No. 1 of the WpHG, 4.88% of
the Voting Rights (this corresponds to 2873563 Voting Rights) is to be
attributed to the company (Augustus GP Interests Acquisition, LLC) via
Octavian Special Master Fund, L.P. (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands).

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Language:     English
Company:      Balda AG
              Bergkirchener Str. 228
              32549 Bad Oeynhausen
Internet:     www.balda.de
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