NORMA Group SE, DE000A1H8BV3

NORMA Group SE, DE000A1H8BV3

03.12.2018 - 15:02:15

NORMA Group SE: 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 Name: NORMA Group SE Street: Edisonstr. 4 Postal code: 63477 City: MaintalGermany Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 5299000LM9HC76W5XD46 2. Reason for notification X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights   Acquisition/disposal of instruments   Change of breakdown of voting rights X Other reason:Voluntary Group Disclosure due to threshold crossing within corporate structure. 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation Legal entity: Ameriprise Financial, IncCity of registered office, country: Wilmington, United States of America (USA) 4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.Threadneedle (Lux) 5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached: 24 Nov 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 pursuant to Sec. 41 WpHG New 8.47 % 0.00 % 8.47 % 31,862,400 Previous notification 5.57 % 0.00 % 5.57 % / 7. Details on total positions a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec. 33, 34 WpHG) ISIN Absolute In %   Direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) Indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) Direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) Indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) DE000A1H8BV3 2,698,212 % 8.47 % Total 2,698,212 8.47 % b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in % %     Total % b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (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 nor does it control any other undertaking(s) that directly or indirectly hold(s) 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 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least 5% or more) Total of both (if at least 5% or more) Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Limited 6.81 % % 6.81 % % % % Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Investment Services Limited % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Management Luxembourg SA 5.06 % % 5.06 %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Pensions Limited % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC % % % Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LLC % % % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG (only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG) Date of general meeting: Holding total positions after general meeting (6.) after annual general meeting:Proportion of voting rights Proportion of instruments Total of both % % % 10. Other explanatory remarks:  Date03 Dec 2018

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Language: English Company: NORMA Group SE Edisonstr. 4 63477 Maintal

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