paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA, DE0005558696

paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA, DE0005558696

17.11.2022 - 15:44:32

EQS-PVR: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA: 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: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA Street: B?sendamm 11 Postal code: 33129 City: Delbr?ckGermany Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 5299003KK8544RT71R38 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 Natural person (first name, surname): Klaus Dieter FrersDate of birth: 25 Feb 1953 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: 11 Nov 2022 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 20.06 % 0 % 0 % 4,526,266 Previous notification 51.9861 % 0 % 51.9861 % / 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) DE0005558696 877,263 30,871 19.38 % 0.68 % Total 908,134 20.06 % 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 % 0 0 % ? ? Total 0 0 % 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 % 0 0 % ? ? ? Total 0 0 % 8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligationX 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.). ? 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) ? 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:The total of 1,355,000 shares sold were pledged and were realised by a creditor by way of private sale to himself? Date17 Nov 2022

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Language: English Company: paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA B?sendamm 11 33129 Delbr?ck

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