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 SE & Co. KGaA

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (, acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company. In 2018, Mutares’ portfolio companies generated consolidated revenues of EUR 865 million and employed more than 4,700 people worldwide. The shares of Mutares SE are listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MUX” (ISIN: DE000A2NB650).