Voting Rights Announcements

14/January/2015

DGAP-PVR: VTG Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution



VTG Aktiengesellschaft 

14.01.2015 16:41

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.


On January 12, 2015, Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., USA, informed us pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that his share of the aggregate voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft, Hamburg, Deutschland, fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 in the course of a capital increase of VTG Aktiengesellschaft from 21388889 shares by 7367330 shares to 28756219 shares, and amounts to 43.84% (12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- El Vedado, LLC
- WL Ross Group, L.P.
- Ross Expansion GP, LLC
- Ross Expansion Associates, L.P.
- WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd.
- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

Concurrently, pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. informed us on behalf of, and by virtue of power of attorney granted by the entities listed below under 1. to 13. as follows:

1. The share of the aggregate voting rights of El Vedado, LLC, New York, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to El Vedado, LLC pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to El Vedado, LLC are held by the following companies, each being controlled by El Vedado, LLC, and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- WL Ross Group, L.P.
- Ross Expansion GP, LLC
- Ross Expansion Associates, L.P.
- WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd.
- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

2. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WL Ross Group, L.P., New York, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WL Ross Group, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to WL Ross Group, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WL Ross Group, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Ross Expansion GP, LLC
- Ross Expansion Associates, L.P.
- WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd.
- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P.
- WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC
- WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

3. The share of the aggregate voting rights of Ross Expansion GP, LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to Ross Expansion GP, LLC pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to Ross Expansion GP, LLC are held by the following companies, each being controlled by Ross Expansion GP, LLC, and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Ross Expansion Associates, L.P.
- WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd.
- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

4. The share of the aggregate voting rights of Ross Expansion Associates, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to Ross Expansion Associates, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to Ross Expansion Associates, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by Ross Expansion Associates, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd.
- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

5. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd., St Helier, Jersey, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WLR Euro Wagon Management Ltd., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Euro Wagon II, L.P.
- IPE Euro Wagon, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

6. The share of the aggregate voting rights of Euro Wagon, L.P., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to Euro Wagon, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to Euro Wagon, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by Euro Wagon, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

7. The share of the aggregate voting rights of Euro Wagon II, L.P., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to Euro Wagon II, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to Euro Wagon II, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by Euro Wagon II, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

8. The share of the aggregate voting rights of IPE Euro Wagon, L.P., St Helier, Jersey, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to IPE Euro Wagon, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to IPE Euro Wagon, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by IPE Euro Wagon, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

9. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WLR Recovery Associates II, LLC, and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

10. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WLR Recovery Fund II, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

11. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WLR Recovery Associates III, LLC, and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:
- WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P.
- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

12. The share of the aggregate voting rights of WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. These voting rights are attributed to WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P. are held by the following companies, each being controlled by WLR Recovery Fund III, L.P., and each directly or indirectly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l.
- CEW Germany GmbH

13. The share of the aggregate voting rights of Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l., Luxemburg, Luxemburg, in VTG Aktiengesellschaft fell below the threshold of 50% on January 06, 2015 and amounts to 43.84% (i.e., 12607527 voting rights) as of that day. Of these voting rights, 37.18% (i.e., 10691408 voting rights) are attributed to Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l. pursuant to section 22 (1) no. 1, (3) WpHG.
The voting rights attributed to Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l. are held by the following company, being controlled by Compagnie Européenne de Wagons S.à r.l., and directly holding a share of voting rights in VTG Aktiengesellschaft in excess of 3%:

- CEW Germany GmbH



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