Medigene AG: Section 27a Notification

                    Medigene AG: Section 27a Notification

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Issuer information:

Name: Medigene AG
Address: Lochhamer Str. 11, 82152 Planegg/Martinsried
Location: Martinsried
Country: Deutschland
Security Code Number: A1X 3W0
ISIN: DE000A1X3W00

On 05  August 2014,  Aviva plc  informed us  in accordance  with Section  27a, 
para.1, sent.3 German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz - WpHG),
that Aviva plc has exceeded a 10% holding threshold in Medigene AG.

Aviva plc confirmed the following:

1.The investment is not aimed to implement strategic objectives but is aimed
    at generating a trading profit.
2.There are no plans to acquire further voting rights within the next twelve
    months by means of a purchase or by any other means.
3.It is not our objective to nominate onto or remove directors from the
    Board, but if we feel there are issues with board composition we would, in
    our engagement with the company encourage it to address any concerns we
    may have. We expect boards to be effective in safeguarding shareholder
    interests and they should have the right skills and experience to take the
    company's strategy forward. In particular we recognise the important (and
    independent) role of the chairman and non-executive directors in providing
    appropriate internal challenge to board discussions and decisions to
    ensure that all directors act in the best interests of the company. We
    also place particular importance on boards setting appropriate standards
    and values for the company both in terms of corporate responsibility and
    also on doing the right thing in the way companies make decisions.
4.There are no intentions to achieve a material change in the Company's
    capital structure, in particular as regards the ration between own funds
    and external funds and the dividend policy.

Within Aviva plcs total  holding of 1,400,000 shares  (10.07%) acquired on  22 
July 2014, Aviva  plc confirms that  989,823 shares are  held as a  beneficial 
(own funds) interest (7.12%)  and the remaining 410,177  shares are held as  a 
non-beneficial (external funds) interest (2.95%).

The Executive Board

Planegg-Martinsried, 06 August 2014

Contact Medigene AG

Public & Investor Relations
Julia Hofmann / Anja Clausnitzer
Email: investor@medigene.com
Tel.: +49 - (0)89 - 20 00 33 33 01

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Medigene AG
Lochhamer Strasse 11 Martinsried / München Germany

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