DGAP-PVR: Software AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Released : May 18, 2017 16:36

DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: Software AG

Software AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution



18.05.2017 / 16:36

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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.




Notification of Major Holdings



1. Details of issuer
Software AG

Uhlandstraße 12

64297 Darmstadt

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:
Ministry of Finance on behalf of the State of Norway - Finanzministerium im Namen des Staates Norwegen Oslo

Norway


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
15 May 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 2.90 % 0.59 % 3.49 % 76400000
Previous notification 3.22 % 0.66 % 3.88 % /


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)
DE0003304002 0 2216291 0.00 % 2.90 %
Total 2216291 2.90 %


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 %
Shares on Loan (right to recall) N/A At any time 447282 0.59 %
    Total 447282 0.59 %


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 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)
State of Norway / Staat Norwegen % % %
Norges Bank % % %


9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHG



Date of general meeting:
Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights)


10. Other explanatory remarks:

 





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Language: English
Company: Software AG
Uhlandstraße 12
64297 Darmstadt
Germany
Internet: www.softwareag.com


 
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