PTA-PVR: Wacker Chemie AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG

Friday, 09. December 2022 11:49

Release according to article 40 para. 1 WpHG

München (pta015/09.12.2022/11:49) - Release of Voting Rights Announcement

Voting Rights Announcement

1. Details of issuer:

Name: Wacker Chemie AG
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 0NURKC5Q3CJYZPPK5046
Street: Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4
Postal code: 81737
City: München, Germany

2. Reason for notification:
Acquisition / disposal of shares with voting rights
Acquisition / disposal of instruments

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Legal entity: Bank of America Corporation
City of registered office, country: Wilmington, DE, United States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
02.12.2022

6. Total positions

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.) % of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) Total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.) Total number of voting rights pursuant to Sec. 41 WpHG
New 1.89 3.19 5.08 52,152,600
Previous notification (if applicable) n/a n/a n/a

7. Details on total positions

a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG)

ISIN Absolute direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) Absolute indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) In % direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) In % indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG)
DE000WCH8881 0 985,483 0.00 1.89
Total: 985,483 1.89

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG

Type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Right to Recall n/a n/a 74,315 0.14
Call Option 16/12/2022 n/a 40,000 0.08
Rights of Use n/a n/a 68,040 0.13
Total: 182,355 0.35

b.2 Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 2 WpHG

Type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical transaction Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Put Option 16/12/2022 - 16/06/2023 N/A Physical 80,600 0.15
Swaps 30/12/2022 - 08/09/2025 N/A Cash 1,402,208 2.69
Total: 1,482,808 2.84

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity

Name % of voting rights (if at least 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least 5% or more) Total of both (if at least 5% or more)
Bank of America Corporation
NB Holdings Corporation
BofAML Jersey Holdings Limited
BofAML EMEA Holdings 2 Limited
ML UK Capital Holdings Limited
Merrill Lynch International
-
Bank of America Corporation
NB Holdings Corporation
BAC North America Holding Company
Bank of America, National Association
-
Bank of America Corporation
NB Holdings Corporation
BofA Securities, Inc
-
Bank of America Corporation
NB Holdings Corporation
BofA Securities, Inc
Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp.

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG
(only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG)

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Other useful information


Date
07.12.2022

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emitter: Wacker Chemie AG
address: Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, 81737 München
country: Germany
contact person: Jörg Hoffmann
phone: +49 89-6279-1633
e-mail: investor.relations@wacker.com
website: www.wacker.com

ISIN(s): DE000WCH8881 (share)
stock exchanges: regulated market in Frankfurt; free market in Stuttgart, free market in Munich, free market in Hamburg, free market in Dusseldorf, free market in Hannover; open market in Berlin, Tradegate

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