KUKA Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution
1. Details of issuer KUKA Aktiengesellschaft Postfach 43 12 69 86072 Augsburg Germany 2. Reason for notification Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights X 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: Midea Group Co., Ltd. FoshanChina 4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.MECCA International (BVI) Limited 5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached: 18 Aug 2017 6. Total positions % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.) % of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.) total number of voting rights of issuer Resulting situation 94.55 % 81.04 % 94.55 % 39775470 Previous notification 94.55 % 0.0 % 94.55 % / 7. Notified details of the resulting situation a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG) ISIN absolute in % direct (Sec. 21 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 22 WpHG) direct (Sec. 21 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 22 WpHG) DE0006204407 37605732 % 94.55 % Total 37605732 94.55 % b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in % Acquired shares with settlement date still outstanding n/a n/a 32233536 81.04 % Total 32233536 81.04 % b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights 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 (if at least held 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least held 5% or more) Total of both (if at least held 5% or more) Midea Group Co., Ltd. % % % Midea International Corporation Company Limited % % % MECCA International (BVI) Limited 94.55 % % 94.55 % Midea Group Co., Ltd. % % % Guangdong Midea Electric Company Limited % % % Midea Electric Netherlands (I) B.V. % 81.04 % 81.04 % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHGDate of general meeting: Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights) 10. Other explanatory remarks:No aggregation of the voting rights according to 7.a. and the instruments according to 7.b.1. as both refer to the same voting rights.
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Company: KUKA Aktiengesellschaft Postfach 43 12 69 86072 Augsburg
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