DGAP-PVR: METRO AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

2020. október 12., hétfő, 13:00







DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: METRO AG







METRO AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution








12.10.2020 / 13:00



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.





Notification of Major Holdings



1. Details of issuer










Name: METRO AG
Street: Metro-Straße 1
Postal code: 40235
City: Dusseldorf
Germany
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 5299006EQ03K3SSUYS12

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 group notification with threshold crossing on subsidiary level due to internal group reorganization

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Natural person (first name, surname): Daniel Křetínský
Date of birth: 09 Jul 1975

4. Names of shareholder(s)

holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.

EP Global Commerce GmbH

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

05 Oct 2020

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 29.99 % 4.99 % 34.99 % 360,121,736
Previous notification 29.99 % 2.71 % 32.71 % /

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)

0 0 0.00 % 0.00 %
DE000BFB0019
108,036,519 0.00 % 29.99 %
Total 108,036,519 29.99 %

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 0.00 %
    Total 0 0.00 %

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 0.00 %
Total-Return Equity Swaps n/a n/a Cash 18,006,007 4.99 %
      Total 18,006,007 4.99 %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation




  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.).
X 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)
Daniel Křetínský % % %
EP Global Commerce a.s. % % %
EP Global Commerce III GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce IV GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce VII GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce GmbH 29.99 % % 29,99 %
- % % %
Daniel Křetínský % % %
EP Global Commerce a.s. % % %
EP Global Commerce III GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce IV GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce V GmbH % % %
EP Global Commerce VI GmbH % % %
 



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:

 


Date

10 Oct 2020















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Language: English
Company: METRO AG

Metro-Straße 1

40235 Dusseldorf

Germany
Internet: www.metroag.de





 
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