zooplus AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

zooplus AG 23.03.2018 / 12:57 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Notification of Major Holdings 1. Details of issuer zooplus AG Sonnenstraße 15 80331 München Germany...

zooplus AG

23.03.2018 / 12:57
Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP – a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

zooplus AG
Sonnenstraße 15
80331 München
Germany

2. Reason for notification

  Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
X Acquisition/disposal of instruments
  Change of breakdown of voting rights
  Other reason:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name: City and country of registered office:
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Wilmington, Delaware
United States of America (USA)


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

 

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

19 March 2018

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 0.11 % 1.57 % 1.69 % 7137578
Previous notification 0.11 % 6.91 % 7.03 % /

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG)

ISIN absolute in %
  direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
DE0005111702 8184 % 0.11 %
Total 8184 0.11 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
Securities Lending Open 112299 1.57 %
    Total 112299 1.57 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
%
      Total %

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

  Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
X Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of voting rights (if at least held 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least held 5% or more) Total of both (if at least held 5% or more)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % %
GSAM Holdings LLC % % %
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. % % %
 
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % %
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC % % %

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG

Date of general meeting:
Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights)

10. Other explanatory remarks:

 


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