DGAP-Adhoc: Wacker Chemie AG: WACKER Intends to Sell Its Stake in Siltronic to GlobalWafers

2020. december 09., szerda, 22:20

DGAP-Ad-hoc: Wacker Chemie AG / Key word(s): Investment/Disposal

Wacker Chemie AG: WACKER Intends to Sell Its Stake in Siltronic to GlobalWafers

09-Dec-2020 / 22:20 CET/CEST

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Wacker Chemie AG / Shareholding / Sale

WACKER Intends to Sell Its Stake in Siltronic to GlobalWafers

Munich, December 9, 2020, 21.50 p.m. CET - The Supervisory Board of Wacker Chemie AG approved today the conclusion of an irrevocable undertaking with GlobalWafers Co., Ltd., a company based in Taiwan. Under this agreement, WACKER irrevocably undertakes to transfer its entire stake in Siltronic AG - accounting for some 30.8 percent - to GlobalWafers as part of a voluntary takeover bid that GlobalWafers will submit to Siltronic shareholders. The undertaking was signed after the Supervisory Board meeting. The offer price will be €125 per share and the minimum acceptance threshold of the takeover bid 65 percent. The takeover bid by GlobalWafers will be subject to competition law clearances and further regulatory approvals.

Information and Explanation of the Issuer to this News:

Issuer and Contact

Wacker Chemie AG

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4

81737 Munich, Germany

Investor Relations

Joerg Hoffmann

Tel. +49 89 6279 1633

Fax: +49 89 6279-1179

Additional Information

ISIN: DE000WCH8881
Deutsche Boerse: WCH
Ticker, Bloomberg: CHM/WCH:GR
Ticker, Reuters: CHE/WCHG.DE
Listing: Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse), Official Market (Prime Standard)

This publication contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and estimates of WACKER"s Executive Board. Although we assume the expectations in these forward-looking statements are realistic, we cannot guarantee they will prove to be correct. The assumptions may harbor risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual figures to differ considerably from the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such discrepancies include, among other things, changes in the economic and business environment, variations in exchange and interest rates, the introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance for new products or services, and changes in corporate strategy. WACKER does not plan to update its forward-looking statements, nor does it assume the obligation to do so.

This document includes supplemental financial measures (not clearly defined in the applicable financial reporting framework) that are or may be alternative performance measures (APM). These supplemental financial measures should not be viewed in isolation or as alternatives to measures of WACKER"s net assets and financial positions or results of operations as presented in accordance with the applicable financial reporting framework in its Consolidated Financial Statements. Other companies that report or describe similarly titled alternative performance measures may calculate them differently. Explanations of financial measures used can be found in the Annual Report 2019 of Wacker Chemie AG which is available for download under www.wacker.com.

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Language: English
Company: Wacker Chemie AG

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4

81737 München

Phone: 0049-89-6279-1633
Fax: 0049-89-6279-2933
E-mail: investor.relations@wacker.com
Internet: www.wacker.com
ISIN: DE000WCH8881
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1154127

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