R. STAHL continues to reject Weidmüller's offer

The shareholders of the founding families are committed to stand firmly by the company

Management Board and Supervisory Board of R. STAHL AG have taken note of the amended takeover offer by Weidmüller.

"Even the marginally revised offer price is still far from reflecting the share's true value. Shareholders should therefore not accept this offer, but benefit from the full potential of our company.

Incidentally, it is not for the first time that we hear about an offer price of EUR 50 per share. Weidmüller suggested this price to the shareholders of the founding families in March 2014, who clearly rejected the offer back then.

The shareholders of the founding families are committed to stand firmly by the company - irrespective of the offer price - and will therefore not sell their shares in view of the modified offer. For this reason, Weidmüller's offer is bound to ultimately fail on July 1, 2014," said Martin Schomaker, CEO of R. STAHL AG.

Management Board and Supervisory Board of R. STAHL AG will express their opinion on the modified offer, as required by law, in detail next week.

About R. STAHL - www.stahl.de 
R. STAHL is one of the world's leading suppliers of electrical and electronic products and systems for explosion protection. These products and systems prevent explosions in risk areas, and contribute to the safety of people, machines and the environment. The portfolio ranges from products used in switching/ distributing, installing, operating/monitoring, lighting and signalling/alarming, up to automation. Typical customers operate in growth industries, such as the oil & gas industry, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries and the food industry. In 2013, global revenues of EUR 304.4 million were generated with over 1,850 employees.

The shares of R. STAHL AG are traded on the Regulated Market/Prime Standard of Deutsche Boerse (ISIN DE000A1PHBB5).

For further information:
Am Bahnhof 30, 74638 Waldenburg (Württ. )

Bernd Marx (CFO) 
Phone: +49 7942 943-1271

Nathalie Dirian (Investor Relations) 
Phone: +49 7942 943-1395

Email: [email protected]


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Company:R. Stahl AG
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