DGAP-News: GRENKELEASING AG: GRENKE's Scrip Dividend achieves a good rate of acceptance

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GRENKELEASING AG: GRENKE's Scrip Dividend achieves a good rate of
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06.05.2014 / 10:59

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Australia, or Japan, or any other countries in which such a publication may
be unlawful.

GRENKE's Scrip Dividend achieves a good rate of acceptance

* Nearly 40% of the total number of shares chose a dividend payment in the
form of shares
* Scrip Dividend is an attractive and innovative way for GRENKE
shareholders to increase their commitment to the Company

Baden-Baden, May 6, 2014: The option, offered by GRENKE to shareholders for
the first time to receive the dividend exclusively in cash or as a
combination of cash and shares in GRENKELEASING AG (Scrip Dividend), was
well received. The Scrip Dividend was chosen by 39.4% of the outstanding
shares. At a subscription ratio of 106.9:1, a total of 54,199 new shares
will be issued. The cash payment amounts to approximately EUR 10.6 million.

"For the first time, GRENKE shareholders had the choice of receiving part
of the dividend in the form of additional shares in GRENKE. The good
acceptance of the shareholders met our expectations. Shareholders used this
opportunity to increase their commitment to GRENKE and to strengthen the
financial position and equity base by reinvesting their dividend in the
Company", commented Wolfgang Grenke, Chairman of the Board of Directors of
GRENKELEASING AG.

"These funds support our growth strategy to position GRENKE as a globally
operating Company", explained Jörg Eicker, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of
GRENKELEASING AG.

After the entry of the consummation of the capital increase in the
commercial register, the new shares will be admitted and will be posted to
the depositary accounts of the shareholder, presumably on May 8, 2014. The
payment of the cash dividend, the settlement of fractional shares, and the
payment of the Post Tax Adjustment Amount will presumably take place on
today's date.

Should you have any queries, please contact:

Renate Hauss
Tel.:  +49 7221 5007-204
Fax:  +49 7221 5007-4218
E-mail: investor@grenke.de


The GRENKE Group

The GRENKE Group is a broadly diversified provider of efficient services in
Small-Ticket-IT-Leasing, Factoring and Banking for small and medium-sized
companies. In addition, the GRENKE Bank offers its classic online services
also to private customers.

The GRENKE Group is independent of vendors and banks and holds a leading
market position in Europe in the field of small-ticket IT leasing for
products such as PCs, notebooks, copiers, printers, or software of
relatively low asset value. The GRENKE Group operates in 27 countries and
employs more than 900 staff.

GRENKELEASING AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange and is included in the SDAX. GRENKELEASING AG shares are listed in
the SDAX on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with the code GLJ, ISIN
DE0005865901.

Information on the GRENKE Group and its products is available at
http://www.grenke.de

This document is not for publication or distribution, directly or
indirectly, in or into the United States. This document does not constitute
or form part of an offer of securities or subscription rights for sale or
solicitation of an offer to purchase securities or subscription rights in
the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or in any other jurisdiction
where such offer may be restricted.  The securities and subscription rights
referred to in this document have not been, and will not be, registered
under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and
may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or for the account or
benefit of US persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the
Securities Act), except on the basis of an applicable exemption from
registration or in a transaction not subject to the registration
requirements of the Securities Act.  There will be no public offering of
securities and subscription rights in the United States or anywhere else,
except for Germany.


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Language:    English                                               
Company:     GRENKELEASING AG                                      
             Neuer Markt 2                                         
             76532 Baden-Baden                                     
             Germany                                               
Phone:       +49 (0)7221 50 07-204                                 
Fax:         +49 (0)7221 50 07-4218                                
E-mail:      investor@grenke.de                                    
Internet:    www.grenke.de                                         
ISIN:        DE0005865901                                          
WKN:         586590                                                
Indices:     SDAX                                                  
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);      
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München,  
             Stuttgart                                             
 
 
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