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Stabilization Notice in accordance with Article 5(4) and (5) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU Regulation 596/2014) and Articles 6(3) and 8(f) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 (Exercise of Greenshoe Option and End of Stabilization Period)
Further to the pre-stabilization announcement dated June 20, 2018, Citigroup Global Markets Limited as Stabilization Manager hereby gives notice that no stabilization (within the meaning of Article 3.2 (d) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU Regulation 596/2014) was undertaken by the Stabilization Manager in relation to securities as set out below.
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In addition, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, acting as the Stabilization Manager as well as on behalf of COMMERZBANK AG, Frankfurt am Main (Citigroup Global Markets Limited and COMMERZBANK AG together the "Joint Global Coordinators") hereby gives notice that the stabilization period in connection with the initial public offering of AKASOL AG ended on July 27, 2018. On the same day the Joint Global Coordinators have exercised the greenshoe option granted to them by Schulz Group GmbH, Felix von Borck, Stephen Raiser und Björn Eberleh (together the "Selling Shareholders") at the offer price of EUR 48.50 per share. Thus all of the 221,185 shares that have been allotted in connection with the Over-Allotment and that have initially been provided by the Selling Shareholders by way of share loan, were placed.
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy or subscribe to securities. The public offering with respect to the securities of AKASOL AG has already ended.
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