DGAP-Adhoc: CTS EVENTIM plans to strengthen ability to raise equity by change of legal form

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31.03.2014 14:11

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Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Section 15 WpHG (Securities Trading Act)

CTS EVENTIM plans to strengthen ability to raise equity by change of legal
form

Proposal of Supervisory Board and Management Board for the Annual General
Meeting on 8 May 2014 / high standards of Corporate Governance to be
maintained

Munich, 31 March 2014. Management Board and Supervisory Board of
SDAX-listed CTS Eventim AG (ISIN DE0005470306) have decided to propose a
change of the legal form of the Company from a stock corporation
(Aktiengesellschaft) into a partnership limited by shares
(Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien) to the Annual General Meeting scheduled
for 8 May 2014. Under the German Reorganization Act (Umwandlungsgesetz),
the approval of the shareholders is required for such change.

The change of form serves to strengthen the equity financing capability of
the Company with a view to further internationalization and continuation of
the consistent growth of CTS Eventim AG. The aim is to provide the
structural requirements for an independent access to capital markets by
separation of corporate governance and capital participation. At the same
time the existing high standards of Corporate Governance are to be
maintained. To this purpose, among other things the general partner of the
KGaA shall have the legal form of a stock corporation under German law, and
thus be governed by the same standards of Corporate Governance as the
previous operating company.

For the proposed resolution, the Management Board has prepared a detailed
conversion report which is made ​​available to the shareholders.

In the context of the proposed change of form, Management Board and
Supervisory Board of CTS Eventim AG have also decided to submit to the
Annual General Meeting on 8 May 2014 a proposed decision on a capital
increase from company funds in the amount of EUR 48.000.000 with the result
of a 1:1 stock split, and on the creation of a new authorized capital,
since the current Authorized Capital 2009 expires in May 2014.

For further information:
Marco Haeckermann, Director Investor Relations, CTS EVENTIM AG, +49 (0)421
3666-270
Volker Bischoff, CFO, CTS EVENTIM AG, +49 (0)421 3666-233


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Language:     English
Company:      CTS Eventim AG
              Dingolfinger Str. 6
              81673 München
              Germany
Phone:        0421/ 3666-233
Fax:          0421/ 3666-290
E-mail:       claudia.aderhold@eventim.de
Internet:     www.eventim.de
ISIN:         DE0005470306
WKN:          547030
Indices:      SDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart
 
End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service
 
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