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


14.01.2015 17:33

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Uto Baader, Federal Republic of Germany , Baader Bank AG, Unterschleissheim
, Federal Republic of Germany , the Baader Verwaltungs GmbH, Munich,
Federal Republic of Germany , the Baader Immobilienverwaltungs GmbH & Co.
KG, Unterschleissheim , Federal Republic of Germany and the Baader
Beteiligungs GmbH, Unterschleissheim , Federal Republic of Germany
(hereinafter collectively referred to as ' Reporting Parties ') have
notified us according to § 27a WpHG (in terms of their voting rights
announcement according to § § 21,22 WpHG dated 13 January 2013 and
exceeding the 15 % threshold of the voting rights in SYGNIS AG) on 13
January 2015 that

1 ) the investment is not used to achieve strategic objectives or to
generate trading profits,
2 ) the Reporting Parties not intend to acquire any additional voting
rights within the next twelve months,
3 ) the Reporting Parties not intend to gain any influence on the
composition of the administrative, management and supervisory bodies of the
4 ) the Reporting Parties not intend material changes of the capital
structure of the company, especially with regard to the ratio of equity and
debt financing and the dividend policy.

The apportioned share of the voting rights of SYGNIS AG is due to a
underwriting transaction of Baader Bank AG. Baader Bank AG has accompanied
the capital increase of SYGNIS AG and thus agreed on a share lending,
thereby on 8 January 2015 their shareholding reached a total amount of
15.86%. After allotment of shares to the shareholders of SYGNIS AG and the
return of the loaned securities the voting rights percentage will fall back
below the threshold of 3 %. The capital increase was performed with third
party funds by payment of the equivalent amounts from the participating

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Company: SYGNIS AG
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