PTA-PVR : Biofrontera AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG

Freitag, 25.11.2016 13:00

Voting rights according to article 21-26 WpHG

Leverkusen, Germany (pta016/25.11.2016/13:00) - Release of Voting Rights Announcement according to §§ 21 ff WpHG

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer:
Biofrontera AG, Hemmelrather Weg 201, 51377 Leverkusen, Germany

2. Reason for notification:
Acquisition / disposal of shares with voting rights

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name: Maruho Co., Ltd.
City and country of registered office: Osaka 531-0071, Japan

4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3
Maruho Deutschland GmbH, Leverkusen, Deutschland

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
21.11.2016

6. Total positions

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.) % of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.) total number of voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation 21.58 0.00 21.58 35,360,763
Previous notification 14,72 14,72

7. Notified details of the resulting situation

a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)

ISIN absolute direct (§ 21 WpHG) absolute indirect (§ 22 WpHG) in % direct (§ 21 WpHG) in % indirect (§ 22 WpHG)
DE0006046113 0 7,631,586 0.00 21.58
Total: 7,631,586 21.58

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 Abs. 1 Nr. 1 WpHG

Type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Total:

b.2 Instruments according to Sec. 25 Abs. 1 Nr. 2 WpHG

Type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical transaction Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Total:

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

Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity

Name % of voting rights if 3% or higher % of voting rights through instruments if 5% or higher Total of both if 5% or higher
Maruho Co., Ltd.
Maruho Deutschland GmbH 21.58 21.58

9. In case of proxy voting according to § 22 Abs. 3 WpHG

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Other useful information

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emitter: Biofrontera AG
address: Hemmelrather Weg 201, 51377 Leverkusen
country: Germany
contact person: Investor & public relations
phone: +49 (0) 214 87 63 20
e-mail: press@biofrontera.com
website: www.biofrontera.com

ISIN(s): DE0006046113 (share)
stock exchanges: regulated market in Frankfurt, Dusseldorf; free market in Stuttgart, free market in Munich; open market in Berlin, Tradegate

[ source: http://www.pressetext.com/news/20161125016 ]