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 18:59

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DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
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On January 29, 2014, Augustus Advisors, 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 Rights).

According to Article 22, Section 1, Sentence 1, No. 6 of the WpHG, 4.88% of
the Voting Rights (this corresponds to 2873563 Voting Rights) is to be
attributed to the company (Augustus Advisors, LLC) from 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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