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

2016-05-09 13:18:26
Nordex SE 

09.05.2016 13:18

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Notification pursuant to Section 27a para 1 of the German Securities
Trading Act ('WpHG')

Reference is made to the voting rights notifications dated 8 April 2016 by
which Acciona S.A. has notified Nordex SE (the 'Company') of having crossed
the voting rights threshold of 25% and now holding totally 28,997,752
ordinary shares in the Company equal to 29.90% of the Company's voting
rights.

The crossing of the aforesaid voting rights threshold is a result of the
subscription of 16,100,000 new shares in the Company in the context of the
capital increase resolved upon on 31 March 2016 which became effective on 5
April 2016, and the acquisition of 12,897,752 shares from Company's
shareholders.

We, hereby declare the following:

1. Objectives pursued by the acquisition of voting rights (Section 27a para
1 sentence 3 WpHG)

a) Acciona S.A. is a strategic investor, and the acquisition of the voting
rights by Acciona S.A. is designed to pursue mutual strategic objectives.

b) According to the business combination and share purchase agreement dated
5/6 October 2016, Acciona S.A. has undertaken for a period of thirty-six
months following 1 April 2016 not to acquire further shares in the Company
if and to the extent that by such acquisition Acciona would hold 30% or
more of the voting rights in the Company.

c) Acciona S.A. is not pursuing to take influence in the composition of the
Company's management board and supervisory board, save as provided for in
the business combination and share purchase agreement dated 5/6 October
2016.

d) Acciona S.A. is not pursuing a substantial amendment of the Company's
current capital structure, particularly not in view of the Company's
debt/equity ratio and the dividend policy.

2. Origin of the financial means utilized to acquire the voting rights in
the Company (Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG)

The new shares in the Company have been subscribed for against contribution
in kind consisting of all shares held by Acciona S.A. in Corporacíon
Acciona Windpower S.L. The consideration paid for the shares purchased from
Company's shareholder derived from own resources.

Madrid, 3 May 2016

Mr. Jorge Vega-Penichet López
Secretary General
Acciona S.A.



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Language:     English
Company:      Nordex SE
              Erich-Schlesinger-Straße 50
              18059 Rostock
              Germany
Internet:     www.nordex-online.com
 
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