SLM Solutions Group AG, DE000A111338

SLM Solutions Group AG, DE000A111338

29.12.2016 - 15:28:59

SLM Solutions Group AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

SLM Solutions Group AG Roggenhorster Strasse 9c 23556 Lübeck 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: Morgan Stanley Wilmington, Delaware United States of America (USA)

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

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached

21 Dec 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- 4.69 % 7.45 % 12.14 % 17,980,867 ing situat- ion Previo- 5.81 % 6.53 % 12.34 % / 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 (Sec. indirect (Sec. direct (Sec. indirect 21 WpHG) 22 WpHG) 21 WpHG) (Sec. 22 WpHG) DE000A111338 0 843,849 0.00 % 4.69 % Total 843,849 4.69 %

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

Type of instrument Expiration Exercise or Voting Voting or maturity conversion rights rights date period absolute in % Right of recall over jederzeit / jederzeit / 1,205,787 6.71 % securities lending at any time at any time agreements Total 1,205,787 6.71 %

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

Type Expiration or maturity Exercise Cash or Voting Voting of date or physical rights rights instru- conversion settlemen- absolut- in % ment period t e Equity Vom 09.10.2017 bis zum jederzeit Cash 132,952 0.74 % Swap 11.07.2018 / From / at any 09.10.2017 to time 11.07.2018 Total 132,952 0.74 %

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 % of voting rights Total of both rights (if at through instruments (if (if at least least held 3% or at least held 5% or held 5% or more) more) more) Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley % % % Capital Management, LLC Morgan Stanley % % % Domestic Holdings, Inc. Morgan Stanley % % % Capital Services LLC % % % Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley % % % Capital Management, LLC Morgan Stanley % % % Domestic Holdings, Inc. Morgan Stanley 4.60 % % 5.34 % & Co. LLC % % % Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley % % % International Holdings Inc. Morgan Stanley % % % International Limited Morgan Stanley % % % UK Group Morgan Stanley % % % Investments (UK) Morgan Stanley % 6.03 % 6.12 % & Co. International plc

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: SLM Solutions Group AG Roggenhorster Strasse 9c 23556 Lübeck Germany Internet: www.slm-solutions.com

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