Ad-hoc-notification pursuant to § 15 para. 1 WpHG
Takeover Offer: Financial Investor Advent International intends to make voluntary takeover offer for the shares in DOUGLAS HOLDING AG
Hagen, 15 October 2012 – DOUGLAS HOLDING AG (ISIN DE0006099005) has been informed today by Beauty Holding Three AG, a company of the private equity investor group Advent International, that Beauty Holding Three AG intends to make a voluntary takeover offer for all outstanding shares of DOUGLAS HOLDING AG. According to the notification pursuant to Section 10 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act, Beauty Holding Three AG intends to offer under the takeover offer a consideration of EUR 38.00 for each non-par value bearer share of DOUGLAS HOLDING AG. The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of DOUGLAS HOLDING AG will provide a statement as to this offer pursuant to their statutory duties after reception of the offer document.
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