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Hapag-Lloyd raises approx. US$ 300 million primary proceeds in the IPO

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03.11.2015 18:35

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Hamburg, 3 November 2015

Hapag-Lloyd raises approx. US$ 300 million primary proceeds in the IPO

Hapag-Lloyd AG ("Hapag-Lloyd" or the "Company") has set the final offer
price for its shares at EUR 20 per share. In the context of the offering, a
total of 15,212,978 shares (including 15 per cent over-allotment option)
were placed.

Hapag-Lloyd will use the gross proceeds of approx. US$ 300 million (EUR 265
million) from the issuance of 13,228,677 new shares for investments in
vessels and containers. As announced, the core shareholders Kühne Maritime
("Kühne") and Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores ("CSAV") participated with
US$ 30 million each in the capital increase as part of their cornerstone
agreement. The 1,984,301 over-allotment shares are provided from the
existing holdings of TUI-Hapag Beteiligungs GmbH ("TUI"). Subject to the
full exercise of the greenshoe option, the total placement volume amounts
to approximately US$ 345 million (about EUR 304 million).

The shares of Hapag-Lloyd are expected to start trading on the regulated
market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the regulated
market of the Hamburg Stock Exchange on 6 November 2015 under the German
Securities Code (WKN) HLAG47 and International Securities Identification
Number (ISIN) DE000HLAG475.


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Language:     English
Company:      Hapag-Lloyd AG
              Ballindamm 25
              20095 Hamburg
Phone:        +49 (0) 40 3001 - 2896
Fax:          +49 (0) 40 3001 - 72896
E-mail:       [email protected]
ISIN:         DE000HLAG475, USD33048AA36
WKN:          HLAG47, A1E8QB
Listed:       Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hamburg
Notierung vorgesehen / intended to be listed (Frankfurt/Prime Standard und Hamburg)
End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service

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