Announcement according to section 9 of the odder document dated February 12, 2009 regarding the final result of the voluntary fixed price public tender offer by GERRY WEBER International AG
Halle/Westphalia, March 13, 2009
GERRY WEBER International AG
Based on the voluntary fixed price public share buy-back offer by GERRY WEBER International AG a total number of 13,323,393 shares have been tendered to GERRY WEBER International AG during the acceptance period, which expired on March 4, 2009, 24.00 hours (CET).
Pursuant to section 3.5 of the offer document the declarations of the acceptance have been considered on a pro-rata basis. The result of this calculation has been rounded down to the next natural number. Fractional amounts have not been considered. On this basis, GERRY WEBER International AG has repurchased a total of 1,438,282 shares, corresponding to appr. 6.27 percent of GERRY WEBER International AG´s share capital.
GERRY WEBER International AG holds in total 2,291,132 GERRY WEBER International AG shares, corresponding to appr. 9.98 percent of GERRY WEBER International AG´s share capital.
Short profile of GERRY WEBER International AG
GERRY WEBER International AG is a globally operating fashion and lifestyle group which – building on its combination of strong trademarks (GERRY WEBER, TAIFUN, SAMOON), optimized procurement and production structures, efficient logistics and a flexible distribution system – has created for itself an exceptional position in the market.
GERRY WEBER International AG employs 2,300 employees worldwide, has 5,000 customers worldwide and in the last financial year generated sales of 570 million Euros.
The company is listed in the SDAX and was admitted to the Prime Standard segment of the German Stock Exchange on January 1, 2003.