Pre-placement of new MIFA shares successfully completed

(lifePR) ( Sangerhausen, )
With regard to the announced capital increase the pre-placement of 1,024,473 new MIFA shares, which was performed yesterday among qualified investors, is successfully completed. In an accelerated bookbuilding procedure, the offer price has been set at € 7.00. The offer price corresponds to the subscription price for the subscription offer, which will be published today in the Federal Gazette, on the company's website (, and in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on June 29. The company anticipates up to EUR 11.2 million of gross issue proceeds from the capital increase. MIFA aims to deploy the fresh capital primarily to finance its planned growth.

Both of the company's main shareholders, Management Board member Peter Wicht and entrepreneur Carsten Maschmeyer, have assigned all of their subscription rights to Berenberg Bank. Due to the shares they currently hold, they would be entitled to subscribe to a total of 1,024,473 new shares. MIFA aims to diversify its shareholder structure more broadly through the pre-placement of the shares with new investors, increase the free float, and support the shares' liquidity.

All other MIFA shareholders can exercise their subscription rights from June 29 until July 12, 2012 inclusive. The subscription rights will also be traded on the Open Market of the Frankfurt stock exchange from June 29 until July 10, 2012 inclusive.

The transaction is managed by Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. as Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner. Equinet Bank AG and Süddeutsche Aktienbank act as selling agents.

Issuer: MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG
Kyselhäuser Strasse 23
06526 Sangerhausen
ISIN: DE000A0B95Y8
Stock exchanges: Berlin unofficial market, Hamburg, Munich (m:access), Stuttgart; Open Market in

The information contained herein serves information purposes and does not constitute any offer for sale or subscription of or solicitation or invitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for securities of MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG. The offer is being made solely by means of, and on the basis of, the published securities prospectus (including any amendments thereto, if any) submitted to the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority. An investment decision regarding the publicly offered securities of MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG should only be made on the basis of the securities prospectus. The securities prospectus is available free of charge from the banking syndicate, Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, or on the MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG website.

This release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale into the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or any exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The securities of MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG described herein have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act and are not being and will not be offered or sold in the United States of America.

This communication is directed only at (I) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (II) investment professionals falling within article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the "Order") or (III) high net worth companies and other persons to whom it may lawfully be committed falling within article 49(2)(a) to (d) ("high net worth companies, unincorporated associations etc.") of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons"). Any person who is not a Relevant Person must not act or rely on this communication or any of its contents. Any investment or investment activity to which this communication relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.
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