Graphit Kropfmühl AG: Commercial register registers squeeze-out and merger

Kropfmühl, (PresseBox) - On October 17th 2012 the commercial register of the local court Munich filed the note regarding the resolution of the annual general meeting of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft from August 27th 2012 to transfer the shares of the minority shareholders of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft in connection with a merger of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft into AMG Mining AG in return for adequate cash compensation in the amount of EUR 31,92 per share and the merger of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft into AMG Mining AG in the commercial register of the company.

Today the merger of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft into the major shareholder became effective via the registration in the commercial register of AMG Mining AG. Therefore Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft ceased to exist. Name and trademark are retained via the wholly owned subsidiary GK Graphit Kropfmühl GmbH. The resolution of the annual general meeting from August 27th 2012 regarding the transfer of the shares held by the minority shareholders to the majority shareholder in return for a cash compensation in the amount of EUR 31,92 per share in accordance with § 62 subsection 5 of the German Transformation Act (Umwandlungsgesetz) in connection with § 327a et seq. of the German Stock Companies Act (Aktiengesetz) came into effect simultaneously with this registration in the commercial register. For this reason all shares of the minority shareholders of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft have been transferred to the major shareholder at the same time.

The trading in shares of Graphit Kropfmühl Aktiengesellschaft will be suspended shortly. Stock exchange dealings taking place in the meantime are only trading in cash compensation claims of the minority shareholders. Details regarding the settlement of the cash compensation will be published separately by AMG Mining AG.

Graphit Kropfmühl AG

Graphit Kropfmühl AG specialises in the production of silicon-metal and is a leading global provider of refined natural graphite with sites in Europe, Asia and Africa. The Company, which is listed in the Prime Standard (ISIN: DE0005896005), offers its customers silicon-metal and graphite for a wide range of different applications. Silicon-metal is employed in the chemicals, aluminium, semi-conductor and solar cell industries. High quality graphite is used in products such as lubricants, carbon brushes in electrical motors and in the chemicals industries for insulation and energy saving solutions.

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