Wolford Aktiengesellschaft (registered as FN 68605s with the company registry of the Feldkirch State Court)
Publication pursuant to Section 93 Para. 2 Stock Exchange Act 1989 for the Purpose of Europe-wide Dissemination
Details of notifying person
Name: Ralph Bartel
Details of issuer
Name: Wolford Aktiengesellschaft
Adress: Wolfordstraße 1
Bregenz July 4, 2012. Pursuant to Section 93 para. 2, Stock Exchange Act 1989 the Executive Board of Wolford Aktiengesellschaft, Bregenz, announces that it has been notified, pursuant to Section 92a, para 1 Stock Exchange Act 1989, by Ralph Bartel on July 4, 2012 as follows:
“I, Ralph Bartel. resident in CH-6612 Ascona, Switzerland, hereby make the following announcement:
As of July 1, 2012, I am the owner of total 10,000 shares of Wolford AG, an Austrian stock corporation with its seat in Bregenz and its registered address at A–6901 Bregenz, Wolfordstraße 1, registered with the company registry of the Feldkirch State Court as FN 68605s (‘Wolford‘).
Due to the off-exchange acquisition of additional 990,000 shares of Wolford on July 2, 2012, I, Ralph Bartel, hold total 1.000,000 shares, thereby 20% of the voting interests, whereby the notification threshold of 20% was reached.
I therefore notify hereby as follows:
Number of voting rights and percentage of voting rights
Ralph Bartel 1.000,000 20.00%
Chain of controlled business, through which the voting rights can be exercised
I am direct shareholder of Wolford.
Date of exceeding the notification threshold
July 2, 2012 (off-exchange acquisition; date of acquisition of additional 990,000 shares of Wolford und thereby reaching the notification threshold of 20%)
Name of shareholder and of person entitled to exercise the voting rights on behalf of the shareholder
Ralph Bartel, Casella postale 823, CH-6612 Ascona, Switzerland. I am entitled to exercise the voting rights directly.
I send a notification with the same content to Wiener Börse AG and the financial regulation authority.”
Bregenz, July 4, 2012
The Executive Board
Issuer: Wolford Aktiengesellschaft
Questions: Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (0) 5574 690 1268
Fax: +43 (0) 5574 690 1219
Index: ATX Prime
Stock Exchange: Vienna Stock Exchange (Prime Market Segment)