DGAP-Adhoc: HUGO BOSS AG: Red & Black Lux S.à r.l. plans to place 7.9 million shares

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02.09.2014 20:29

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We were informed by Red & Black Lux S.à r.l. that the company intends to
place up to 7.9 million shares of HUGO BOSS AG in an accelerated
bookbuilding process. This represents 11.2% of the total share capital.
According to information acquired the bookbuilding has already started.

As a result of the placement, the free float of HUGO BOSS AG will increase
to around 59% of the share capital. The Group expects the higher free float
to further improve the attractiveness of the share among institutional
investors and to increase the weighting in the MDAX.

Red & Black Lux S.à r.l., a company majority owned by Permira Holdings
Limited, owned to date 50% of HUGO BOSS AG's share capital, based on the
Company's share register. It is the Group's single largest investor.
According to information acquired, Red & Black Lux S.à r.l. committed to a
three month lock up period for the remaining stake.


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Language:     English
Company:      HUGO BOSS AG
              Dieselstraße 12
              72555 Metzingen
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0)712 394-0
Fax:          +49 (0)712 394-2014
E-mail:       info@hugoboss.com
Internet:     www.hugoboss.com
ISIN:         DE000A1PHFF7
WKN:          A1PHFF, , 
Indices:      MDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Stuttgart;
              Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München
 
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