Ad-hoc: Mutares AG decides on share buyback program in the amount of up to EUR 3 million

Disclosure of an inside information according to Article 17 MAR

The Management Board of Mutares AG (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2) decided today with approval of the Supervisory Board to launch a share buyback program of up to EUR 3 million (excluding incidental acquisition costs) using the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting on 22 May 2015 (“Share Buyback Program 2018/I”). In the period from 1 June 2018 to 15 July 2018, a total of up to 283,019 treasury shares are to be repurchased under the 2018/I share buyback program.

The share buyback will take place in accordance with the safe harbour provisions of Article 5 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 in conjunction with the provisions of Commission Delegate Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 of 8 March 2016.

Further details will be announced separately by the Company before the start of the 2018/I share buyback program.

Company profile of Mutares AG

Mutares AG, Munich (www.mutares.de), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups that are being sold during a repositioning and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with own investment and expert teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. The aim is to achieve a significant increase in value focusing on sustainable growth of the portfolio company. Mutares AG shares are traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “MUX” (ISIN: DE000A2NB650).