EANS-Adhoc: Balda generates around EUR 87 million from sale of the remaining shares in TPK Holding

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EANS-Adhoc: Balda generates around EUR 87 million from sale of the remaining
shares in TPK Holding
ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. 
Earnings Forecast/Company Information/Sale of Shares
01.02.2013 
Bad Oeynhausen, 1 February 2013 - Balda AG today announced that it has sold a
total of 7,066,008 shares in TPK Holding Co., Ltd. at the best price via its
Group company Balda Investments Singapore Pte. Ltd., generating proceeds of
around EUR 87 million (based on today's exchange rate). The transaction was
carried out by way of a block trade organized by investment bank CitiGroup. The
sale will be reflected in Balda AG's earnings for the 2012/2013 financial year.
As a result, a strong consolidated profit is to be expected for that financial
year. This transaction marks the disposal of the remaining portion of Balda's
investment in TPK Holding Co. Ltd. 
Further inquiry note:
Thilo M. Tern 
CAT Consultants GmbH & Co.
Ferdinandstraße 6
20095 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 (0) 40 303744-70
E-Mail: thilo.tern@cat-consultants.de 
issuer:      Balda Aktiengesellschaft 
         Bergkirchener Str.  228  
         D-32549 Bad Oeynhausen
phone:       +49 (0) 5734 9 22-0
FAX:         +49 (0) 5734  922-2604
mail:        info@balda.de
WWW:         http://www.balda.de
sector:      Semiconductors & active components
ISIN:        DE0005215107
indexes:     SDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, 
         regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English 
    
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