Evotec AG, DE0005664809

Evotec AG, DE0005664809

09.10.2018 - 18:15:56

Evotec AG: Release according to Article 40, 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 Evotec AG Manfred Eigen Campus / Essener Bogen 7 22419 Hamburg 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: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Wilmington, DEUnited States of America (USA) 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: 03 Oct 2018 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 2.86 % 1.70 % 4.56 % 147583958 Previous notification 3.70 % 1.70 % 5.40 % / 7. Notified details of the resulting situation a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG) ISIN absolute in %   direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) DE0005664809 4222359 % 2.86 % Total 4222359 2.86 % b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in % Securities Lending Open 1694821 1.15 %     Total 1694821 1.15 % b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 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 % Swaps 09.10.2018 to 31.12.2030 Cash 431129 0.29 % Call Warrants 09.10.2018 to 31.12.2030 Cash 193143 0.13 % Put Warrants 20.12.2019 to 31.12.2030 Cash 183000 0.12 %       Total 807272 0.55 % 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) The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. % % % Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited % % % Goldman Sachs International % % %   The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC % % %   The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % GSAM Holdings LLC % % % Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. % % % Goldman Sachs Asset Management International Holdings, L.L.C. % % % Goldman Sachs Asset Management Co., Ltd. % % %   The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman, Sachs & Co. Wertpapier GMBH % % % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHGDate of general meeting: Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights) 10. Other explanatory remarks: 

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