OVB Holding AG: 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 OVB Holding AG Heumarkt 1 50667 Köln Germany 2. Reason for notification Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights Acquisition/disposal of instruments Change of breakdown of voting rights X Other reason:Voluntary notification of existing voting rights 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation Name: City and country of registered office: SIGNAL Unfallversicherung a.G. DortmundGermany 4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.SIGNAL Krankenversicherung a.G; IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe 5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached: 15 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 52.94 % 0 % 52.94 % 14,251,314 Previous notification 50.88 % n/a % n/a % / 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) DE0006286560 0 7,544,327 0 % 52.94 % Total 7,544,327 52.94 % 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 % % Total % 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 obligationX 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.). 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) 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:Voluntary notification of existing voting rights on account of the merger of Deutscher Ring Krankenversicherungsverein a.G., Hamburg, with SIGNAL Krankenversicherung a.G., Dortmund.
16.08.2017 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Archive at www.dgap.deLanguage: English
Company: OVB Holding AG Heumarkt 1 50667 Köln
Germany Internet: www.ovb.eu End of News DGAP News Service