Voluntary public takeover (cash offer) of Schaeffler AG to the shareholders of Vitesco Technologies Group AG


Details of the procedure for the exchange of Vitesco Technologies Group AG registered shares (ISIN DE000VTSC017) are described in Wertpapier-Mitteilungen (German gazette with securities announcements).

Exchange into “Vitesco Technologies Group AG registered shares tendered for sale”

The transfer will take place via a securities transfer (CASCADE transaction: KVEE WE) by indicating “4 – Originalaktien in Anrechte” in the “TR” field. This transfer is only possible from Freier Meldebestand (FMB, unregistered positions). The shares must therefore be transferred in advance via a position transfer (CASCADE-RS transaction: KVEE BV) into unregistered positions.

The exchange is to be carried out in the period from

15 November 2023 up to and including 15 December 2023

The “Vitesco Technologies Group AG registered shares tendered for sale” (ISIN DE000VTSC025) will be issued as registered securities. The certificates resulting from the exchange described above will be allocated to unregistered positions.

There is a follow-up transfer period up to 19 December 2023.

Registration of shareholders via re-registration

The shareholders of the “Vitesco Technologies Group AG registered shares tendered for sale” (ISIN DE000VTSC025) must be recorded in the company’s share register. Corresponding re-registrations (KVCU) can be entered by the custodian banks in CASCADE-RS since 15 November 2023.

Information on submission planning

Due to the processing capacities in CASCADE-RS, submissions amounting to 10,000 re-registrations or more per transfer must be arranged in advance with Clearstream Banking Client Services. Within the scope of overall coordination, Clearstream Banking1 reserves the right to reject file transfers that have not been arranged in advance.

1. This Announcement is published by Clearstream Banking AG (CBF), registered office at Mergenthalerallee 61, 65760 Eschborn, Germany, registered with the Commercial Register of the District Court in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, under number HRB 7500.