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

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HUGO BOSS AG 

02.11.2016 13:23

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Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

     HUGO BOSS AG     
     Dieselstraße 12  
     72555 Metzingen  
     Germany          

2. Reason for notification

     X    Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights  
          Acquisition/disposal of instruments                
          Change of breakdown of voting rights               
          Other reason:                                      

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

   Name:                                                City and country  
                                                        of registered     
                                                        office:           
   Finanzministerium im Auftrag des Staates Norwegen    Oslo Norway       
   / Ministry of Finance on behalf of the State of                        
   Norway                                                                 

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.

   

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached

     28 Oct 2016  

6. Total positions

                % of voting   % of voting rights   total of  total number 
            rights attached  through instruments  both in %     of voting 
           to shares (total    (total of 7.b.1 +    (7.a. +     rights of 
                   of 7.a.)               7.b.2)      7.b.)        issuer 
  Result-            2,94 %               0,05 %     2,99 %    70,400,000 
  ing                                                                     
  situat-                                                                 
  ion                                                                     
  Previo-            3,03 %               0,08 %     3,12 %             / 
  us                                                                      
  notifi-                                                                 
  cation                                                                  

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)

  ISIN             absolute                         in %                     
                        direct        indirect          direct        indirect 
                (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG)  (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG) 
  DE000A1PHFF7                         2065415               %          2,94 % 
  Total            2065415                         2,94 %                    

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

    Type of       Expiration or  Exercise or    Voting     Voting 
    instrument    maturity date  conversion     rights  rights in 
                                 period       absolute          % 
    Contract for  N/A            N/A             36341     0,05 % 
    Difference                                                    
                                 Total           36341     0,05 % 

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

    Type of    Expiration   Exercise or  Cash or       Voting  Voting 
    instrume-  or maturity  conversion   physical      rights  rights 
    nt         date         period       settlement  absolute    in % 
                                                                    % 
                                         Total                      % 

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation

        Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and  
        does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly    
        or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).           
   X    Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate     
        controlling natural person or legal entity:                          

  Name    % of voting rights  % of voting rights through     Total of both 
           (if at least held    instruments (if at least      (if at least 
                 3% or more)            held 5% or more)  held 5% or more) 
  State                    %                           %                 % 
  of                                                                       
  Norwa-                                                                   
  y                                                                        
  Norge-                   %                           %                 % 
  s                                                                        
  Bank                                                                     

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHG

     Date of general meeting:                                             
     Holding position after general meeting:    % (equals voting rights)  

10. Other explanatory remarks:

   


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Language:     English
Company:      HUGO BOSS AG
              Dieselstraße 12
              72555 Metzingen
              Germany
Internet:     www.hugoboss.com
 
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