va-Q-tec AG, DE0006636681

va-Q-tec AG, DE0006636681

25.01.2023 - 11:06:13

EQS-News: va-Q-tec AG: Management and Supervisory boards of va-Q-tec AG recommend acceptance of EQT Private Equity?s voluntary public takeover offer

Furthermore, the Management and Supervisory boards also welcome the Bidder?s intention, as set forth in the offer document, to strengthen va-Q-tec?s business areas in the field of TempChain solutions for the safe transport of pharmaceutical products as well as in the field of thermal energy efficiency and thermoboxes in a global, competitive environment by implementing the transaction.

In accordance with Section 27 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wp?G), the Joint Reasoned Statement of the Management and Supervisory boards of va-Q-tec has been published on the Internet on the website of va-Q-tec at https://va-q-tec.com/ under the heading ?Investor Relations? in German and is also provided in a non-binding English translation. Only the German version is binding. Copies of the Joint Reasoned Statement are also available free of charge from va-Q-tec, Investor Relations, Alfred-Nobel-Strasse 33, 97080 W?rzburg, Germany, telephone: +49 (0) 931 35942 ? 297, fax: +49 (0) 931 35942 ? 10 (orders by e-mail to Felix.Rau@va-q-tec.com with full postal address or e-mail address).

The acceptance period commenced with the publication of the offer document on 16 January 2023 and is expected to end on 16 February 2023 at 24:00 hours (CET). All relevant details regarding the acceptance of the offer are set out in the offer document, which is available on the Bidder?s website: http://www.offer-eqt.com. Shareholders should contact their depositary bank directly in order to tender their shares in the takeover offer.

Important note Only the Management and Supervisory boards? reasoned opinion is authoritative. The information in this press release does not constitute an explanation of, or an amendment to, statements contained in the opinion.

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IR contact

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va-Q-tec AGFelix Rau Phone: +49 931 35942 ? 2973 Email: Felix.Rau@va-q-tec.com cometis AGClaudius Krause Phone: +49 611 - 20 585 5-28 Email: krause@cometis.de

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About va-Q-tec??? va-Q-tec is a pioneer in highly efficient products and solutions in the area of thermal insulation and TempChain logistics. The company develops, produces and markets highly efficient and consequently thin vacuum insulation panels (VIPs), as well as phase change materials (PCMs) for reliable and energy-efficient temperature controlling. va-Q-tec deploys this key thermal technology in order to produce passive thermal packaging systems (containers and boxes) that maintain constant temperatures, depending on type, for up to 200 hours without external energy input. In order to implement temperature-sensitive logistics chains, va-Q-tec ? within a global partner network ? operates a fleet of rental containers and boxes meeting demanding thermal protection standards. Along with Healthcare & Logistics as the main market, va-Q-tec addresses the following further markets: Appliances & Food, Technics & Industry, Building, and Mobility. The high-growth company, which was founded in 2001, is based in W?rzburg, Germany.

Further information: www.va-q-tec.com, Follow va-Q-tec?on Twitter: @vaQtec, LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/va-Q-tec?

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About?EQT??? EQT is a global investment organization with more than EUR?114 billion in assets under management in two business areas ? Private Capital and Real Assets. EQT funds have investments in companies in Europe, Asia and America. EQT supports portfolio companies on their path to achieving sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.

Further information: www.eqtgroup.com Follow EQT on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram

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Disclaimer This release contains statements about the future development of va-Q-tec. These forward-looking statements are based on the Management Board?s current expectations, assumptions and forecasts, and the information currently available to the Management Board, and have been prepared to the best of its knowledge and belief. No guarantee or liability can be assumed for the occurrence of the future developments and results mentioned in relation to such forward-looking statements. Rather, future developments and results depend on various factors. These entail risks and uncertainties that are beyond va-Q-tec?s control and are based on assumptions that may prove to be incorrect. Notwithstanding legal requirements to adjust forecasts, va-Q-tec assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release.

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[1] The date on which the ad hoc announcement concerning the expected near-term completion of the business combination agreement was published.

25.01.2023 CET/CEST Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by EQS News - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.The EQS Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Archive at www.eqs-news.com

Language: English Company: va-Q-tec AG Alfred-Nobel-Stra?e 33 97080 W?rzburg

Germany Phone: +49 (0)931 35 942 0 Fax: +49 (0)931 35 942 10 E-mail: IR@va-Q-tec.com Internet: www.va-Q-tec.com ISIN: DE0006636681 WKN: 663668 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange EQS News ID: 1542845 ? End of News EQS News Service

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