6 July 2009 / 18:15

Ad-hoc News

Hamborner AG: HAMBORNER AG has indirect new majority shareholder

Hamborner AG / Miscellaneous/StatementRelease of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.----------------------------------------------------------------------HAMBORNER AG has indirect new majority shareholderDuisburg, 6 July 2009 - On 1 July, HAMBORNER AG has received voting rightsnotifications of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the stateSchleswig-Holstein and HSH-Finanzfonds AöR pursuant to section 21 para. 1of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz, WpHG),according to which the proportion of voting rights of the notifyingentities has exceeded the thresholds of 3%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30% und50% and now amounts to 52,71%. The respective voting rights notificationswere published separately by HAMBORNER AG today pursuant to section 26para. 1 WpHG.Based on information by the notifying entities, the notifications were madedue to the registration of a capital increase in HSH Nordbank AG, which wasregistered in the commercial register on 25 June 2009 and due to which thenotifying entities achieved a dominant position regarding HSH Nordbank AG.Furthermore, the notifying entities informed that they have simultaneouslyfiled an application for an exemption from the statutory duty to file amandatory offer to the shareholders of HAMBORNER AG with the FederalFinancial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt fürFinanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin) pursuant to section 37 of the GermanSecurities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererswerbs- undÜbernahmegesetz, WpÜG) in connection with section 9 sentence 2 no. 3WpÜGOffer Regulation (WpÜG-Angebotsverordnung).HAMBORNER AG does not have any information on the status of the applicationfor an exemption. However, the management board of HAMBORNER AG currentlyhas no indications for a conclusion that the exemption will not begranted.HAMBORNER AktiengesellschaftInvestor RelationsSybille AlbeserTelefon: 0203-54405-32E-Mail:  s.albeser@hamborner.de06.07.2009  Financial News transmitted by DGAP---------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishIssuer:       Hamborner AG              Goethestraße 45              47166 Duisburg              DeutschlandPhone:        0203/54405-0Fax:          0203/54405-49E-mail:       info@hamborner.deInternet:     www.hamborner.deISIN:         DE0006013006WKN:          601300Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Frankfurt (Prime Standard),              München, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Hamburg End of News                                     DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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