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DGAP-News: Brenntag AG: Brenntag placed shares at an issue price of 50.00 €

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* Issue volume at 747.5 million including over-allotment Euro
* Brenntag flow from the capital, before deduction of Transaction costs to € 525 million
* Strong demand from institutional investors from Germany and Foreign countries
* Offer at an issue price several times oversubscribed
Brenntag, the global leader in chemical distribution, Today, together with the previous indirect Majority owners, advised by BC Partners Funds, and the joint German Bookrunnners Bank, Goldman Sachs International, Merrill Lynch, BofA and JP The Morgan Issue price for the part of the IPO shares offered to € 50.00 per share. In total, including Over-allotments in connection with the over-allotment option, 14,950,000 shares placed. The demand particularly from institutional investors exceeded while the offer several times. The first trading in the regulated Market (Prime Standard) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange Monday, the 29th March 2010.
The offer included a total of 14.95 million shares, including 10.5 million shares from a capital increase and 2.5 Million shares from the holdings of the selling shareholder and 1.95 Million shares for over-allotments in connection with the Underwriters by selling shareholder granted Over-allotment option. All shares were successful with institutional Investors at home and abroad as well as private investors in Germany and Luxembourg be placed. This is the issue size (including Over-allotments), total 747.5 million euros. Of these, the companies from the Capital gross, ie before deduction of transaction costs, 525.0 Million € accrue. We are very pleased with the strong Demand for our shares and now eagerly look to the first trading contrary. The IPO is in our view, the logical step in the development of Brenntag. Our course for the future remains remain clearly focused on profitable growth, both organically through acquisitions, "said Stephen Clark, CEO of Brenntag. The World leader in chemical distribution, the funds from the Capital increase to boost the capital base to use that as a basis for further growth especially in high growth markets and to strengthen the leading market position is. Our solid financial foundation with high liquidity is the basis for our profitable growth strategy, we continue in the future want. As a listed company, we strive now Inclusion in the MDAX on, "adds Steiner Jürgen book, CFO Brenntag, added. The free float will be in future full exercise of the over-allotment option to just under 30 per cent amount. Both have the company and the immediate pre-existing shareholder for the period of six months after listing for Compliance with agreements and market protection Disposal restrictions (lock-up required). Regarding the private investor each according to one of the following underwriters votes Order Allocation key operated: Each drawing is completely up to 50 shares served. Drawings for 50 shares will receive 50 shares plus 40 percent of the exceeding demand. The ‘Principles for the allocation of shares to retail investors” were observed, and the allocation in the offering to retail investors is based on uniform criteria for all syndicate banks and their affiliated institutions take place. Shares of Brenntag Aktiengesellschaft as of Monday, 29 March 2010, under the Ticker Symbol BNR, the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) DE000A1DAHH0 or the Securities Code (WKN) A1DAHH be traded.
About Brenntag Brenntag is the global leader in the Chemical distribution (based on current market data). As the link between Chemical producers and processing industries worldwide Brenntag supplies Distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. With over 10,000 different products and a broad supplier base provides Brenntag its more than 150,000 customers one-stop solutions. This include value-added services such as just-in-time delivery, mixing &
Formulations, repackaging, inventory management, settlement Return of the packages and technical service. From its headquarters in Mülheim an der Ruhr from Brenntag operates a worldwide network of more than 400 distribution centers in over 60 countries. In the Fiscal year 2009, the company has approximately 11,000 employees and sales in Equivalent to 6.4 billion euros ($ 8.9 billion generated).
Press Contact: Hubertus Spethmann Brenntag AG Corporate Communications Stinnes-Platz 1 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr Germany Phone: +49 (208) 7828-7701 Fax: +49 (208) 7828-7220 E-mail: hubertus.spethmann @ brenntag.de http://www.brenntag.com Investor Contact: Georg Müller, Stefanie Steiner Brenntag Stinnes AG Investor Relations-Platz 1 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr Germany Phone: +49 (208) 7828-7653 Fax: +49 (208) 7828-7755 E-mail: IR@brenntag.de http://www.brenntag.com
Disclaimer: This announcement is not an offer to sell Securities in the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan or other jurisdictions in which an offer legal Subject to restrictions. The securities mentioned in this document sale in the United States of America only with prior Registration under the provisions of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or without prior registration only pursuant to a exemption be sold or offered for sale. Subject to certain exceptions referred to in this document may Securities in Australia, Canada or Japan or to or for the account of Australian, Canadian or Japanese people, not sold or Sales will be offered. There is no registration of this Notice of such securities in accordance with their statutory provisions in Australia, Canada and Japan. In the United States of America will be no public offer of Securities. Prospective investors should make their investment decision regarding the securities mentioned in this release solely on the basis of information from one of the Brenntag AG (the ‘Company’), in connection with the offering of such securities and published by the Federal Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) on 15 March 2010 approved Securities . Take The prospectus is available at Brenntag AG (Stinnes-Platz 1, 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany) or under www.brenntag.com available free of charge. This release contains forward-looking statements based on current, in good faith made estimates and assumptions of the management of Brenntag AG based. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that lead to can ensure that the financial condition, profitability, value or The result of Brenntag Brenntag AG or the Group substantially from those earnings, profitability, performance or performance results that such forward-looking statements be accepted, explicitly or implicitly or described. Considering these risks, uncertainties and other factors should Recipient of this communication is not inappropriate to this forward-looking statements. Brenntag AG is not Obligation to update these forward-looking statements to adapt to future events and developments.
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Language: German Company: Brenntag AG
Stinnes Platz 1
45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Germany Phone: +49 (0) 208 7828 – 0 Fax: +49 (0) 208 7828-698 E-mail: info@brenntag.de Internet: www.brenntag.com ISIN: DE000A1DAHH0 WKN: A1DAHH Exchanges: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard)
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