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02.08.2011|Purchase of 1.6 million Mori Seiki shares

GILDEMEISTER increases percentage of Mori Seiki shares

Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft has increased its percentage of shares of the Japanese cooperation partner Mori Seiki Co. Ltd. to 5.10%. By purchase of further 1.6 million shares GILDEMEISTER now holds 6.0 million of Mori Seiki shares and thus is the largest single shareholder.

Mori Seiki also is the largest single shareholder of GILDEMEISTER. Following the capital increase successfully concluded in April 2011 the Japanese partner holds 20.1% of GILDEMEISTER.

The intense cooperation with Mori Seiki is also emphasized by the planned combination of sales and service in Europe which starts in September as reported. At the EMO in Hanover – the most important trade fair worldwide for machine tools – will present about 100 high-tech exhibits jointly for the first time over a total of 7,300 m2 exhibition space in Hall 2.

GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft
The Executive Board

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