Stabilus S.A.: Release according to Article 11 (6) of the Luxembourg Transparency Law and Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Sep 29, 2016 3:53 PM

DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: Stabilus S.A.

2016-09-29 / 15:53
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Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to
the competent authority)i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to
which voting rights are attachedii:
Stabilus S.A.
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
[X] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
[ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments
[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
[ ] Other (please specify)iii:
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv :

Name: City and country of registered office
Marathon Asset Management LLP (if applicable):
London, UK

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v:
See attached breakdown.
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:
27 September 2016
6. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

% of voting % of voting Total of Total number
rights rights through both in % of voting
attached to financial (7.A + rights of
shares instruments 7.B) issuervii
(total of (total of 7.B.1
7.A) + 7.B.2)
Resulting 5.91 0.00 5.91 1,459,614
situation on the
date on which
threshold was
crossed or
Position of N/A N/A N/A
notification (if

7. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the
threshold was crossed or reachedviii:
A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of Number of voting rightsix % of voting rights
shares Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
ISIN code (if (Art 9 of (Art 10 of (Art 9 of (Art 10 of
possible) Directive Directive Directive Directive
2004/109/EC) 2004/109/EC) 2004/109/EC) 2004/109/EC)
Ordinary 1,745,599 1,459,614 7.07 5.91
SUBTOTAL A 1,459,614 5.91
B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive

Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of % of voting
financial datex Conversion voting rights rights
instrument Periodxi that may be
acquired if the
instrument is

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art.
13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC

Type of Expiration Exercise/ Physical or Number % of
financial datex Conversion cash of voting
instrument Period xi settlementxii voting rights

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation (please tick the applicable box):
[ ] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any
natural person or legal entity and does not control any other
undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the
(underlying) issuer.xiii
[ ] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entityxiv:

Namexv % of voting % of voting rights Total of both if
rights if it through financial it equals or is
equals or is instruments if it higher than the
higher than the equals or is notifiable
notifiable higher than the threshold
threshold notifiable
William Arah
Jeremy Hosking
Neil Ostrer
Marathon Asset 5.91 0 5.91
Management LLP

9. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold
[% and number] voting rights as of [date]

10. Additional informationxvi:

Breakdown of Holdings:

Custodian Nominal
Bank of New York Mellon 312,830
BNP Paribas Securities Services 11,875
Brown Brothers Harriman 17,568
HSBC 28,668
JP Morgan Chase 92,580
Northern Trust 762,260
Royal Bank of Canada 2,558
State Street Bank & Trust Company, Boston 517,260
Total 1,745,599

The provided breakdown of holdings refer to the total number of shares in Stabilus S.A. managed by the portfolio managers of Marathon Asset Management LLP. No portfolio manager controls directly a disclosable position. The total includes 285,985 shares for which clients have retained the right to vote.

Done at London on 29th September 2016.

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