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

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

28.04.2017 / 11:22
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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.



Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

Biotest AG
Landsteinerstraße 5
63303 Dreieich
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:
J O Hambro Capital Management London United Kingdom
Ltd.

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

25 Apr 2017

6. Total positions

% of voting % of voting rights total of total number
rights attached through instruments both in % of voting
to shares (total (total of 7.b.1 + (7.a. + rights of
of 7.a.) 7.b.2) 7.b.) issuer
Result- 4.00 % 1.21 % 5.21 % 19785726
ing
situat-
ion
Previo- 5.17 % 0.04 % 5.21 % /
us
notifi-
cation

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)

ISIN absolute in %
direct (Sec. indirect (Sec. direct (Sec. indirect
21 WpHG) 22 WpHG) 21 WpHG) (Sec. 22
WpHG)
DE0005227201 0 792,232 0.00 % 4.00 %
Total 792,232 4.00 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

Type of Expiration or Exercise or Voting Voting
instrument maturity date conversion rights rights in
period absolute %
Right to n/a n/a 239,032 1.21 %
recall lent
shares
Total 239,032 1.21 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

Type of Expiration Exercise or Cash or Voting Voting
instrume- or maturity conversion physical rights rights
nt date period settlement absolute in %
%
Total %

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

X 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.).
Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of voting rights % of voting rights Total of both (if
(if at least held 3% through instruments (if at least held 5%
or more) at least held 5% or more) or more)


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: Biotest AG
Landsteinerstraße 5
63303 Dreieich
Germany
Internet: http://www.biotest.de



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