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

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

ABOUT YOU Holding AG
18.06.2021 / 14:55
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
Name: ABOUT YOU Holding AG
Street: Domstraße 10
Postal code: 20095
City: Hamburg
Germany
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 894500DKEE3GY8870322

2. Reason for notification
  Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
  Acquisition/disposal of instruments
  Change of breakdown of voting rights
X Other reason:
First-time admission of shares to trading on an organized market; Acting-in-concert

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Natural person (first name, surname): Prof. Dr. Michael Otto
Date of birth: 12 Apr 1943

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.
Otto (GmbH & Co KG)
GFH Gesellschaft für Handelsbeteiligungen m.b.H.
Aktieselskabet af 12.6.2018

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:
15 Jun 2021

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 pursuant to Sec. 41 WpHG
New 63.91 % 8.52 % 64.21 % 186153487
Previous notification n/a % n/a % n/a % /

7. Details on total positions
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec. 33, 34 WpHG)
ISIN Absolute In %
  Direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
Indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
Direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
Indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
DE000A3CNK42 0 118979280 0.00 % 63.91 %
Total 118979280 63.91 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG
Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
Share purchase agreement 17/06/2021 n/a 545000 0.29 %
    Total 545000 0.29 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (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 %
Acquisition obligation as writer of a put option 14/03/2022 13/04/2022 Physical 2173913 1.17 %
Right of first refusal n/a n/a Physical 15317742 8.23 %
      Total 15317742 8.23 %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
  Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled nor does it control any other undertaking(s) that directly or indirectly hold(s) 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 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least 5% or more) Total of both (if at least 5% or more)
-Prof. Dr. Michael Otto % % %
-Michael Otto Stiftung % % %
-Kommanditgesellschaft ATLAS Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft & Co. % % %
-Delta Beteiligung (Handel) G.m.b.H. % % %
-Kommanditgesellschaft Delta Beteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H. & Co. % % %
-OTTO Aktiengesellschaft für Beteiligungen % % %
-Verwaltungsgesellschaft Otto mbH % % %
-Otto (GmbH & Co KG) 63.91 % 8.52 % 64.21 %
- % % %
-Prof. Dr. Michael Otto % % %
-Kommanditgesellschaft ATLAS Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft & Co. % % %
-Delta Beteiligung (Handel) G.m.b.H. % % %
-Kommanditgesellschaft Delta Beteiligungsgesellschaft m.b.H. & Co. % % %
-OTTO Aktiengesellschaft für Beteiligungen % % %
-Verwaltungsgesellschaft Otto mbH % % %
-Otto (GmbH & Co KG) 63.91 % 8.52 % 64.21 %

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG
(only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG)

Date of general meeting:
Holding total positions after general meeting (6.) after annual general meeting:
Proportion of voting rights Proportion of instruments Total of both
% % %

10. Other explanatory remarks:
All voting rights from shares in the issuer held by GFH Gesellschaft für Handelsbeteiligungen m.b.H. and Aktieselskabet af 12.6.2018 are attributable to Otto (GmbH & Co KG) on the basis of voting trust agreements. Due to the aggregation prohibition, the instruments from 7.b.2 are only partially taken into account in items 6 and 8 as well as in item 7.b.2. 

Date
17 Jun 2021



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Frank Böhme
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