Versatel AG

EANS-Adhoc: Versatel AG
Initiation of squeeze-out procedure

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02.08.2011

02.08.2011

Ad-hoc-announcement pursuant to sec.15 para. 1 sentence 1 WpHG

Initiation of squeeze-out procedure

Today, VictorianFibre Holding GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, submitted to the
Management Board of Versatel AG, Berlin, Germany (ISIN DE000A0M2ZK2/ WKN
A0M2ZK),  a formal request according to sec. 327a German Stock Corporation Act
(Aktiengesetz-AktG) for a resolution to be passed at a General Meeting of the 
company´s shareholders to transfer shares held by the remaining shareholders
(minority shareholders) to VictorianFibre Holding GmbH as majority shareholder
in return for an adequate cash compensation (so-called squeeze-out). This
measure is subject to approval of a General Meeting of Versatel AG. The relevant
resolution is to be passed at a separate Extraordinary General Meeting which is
expected to take place before the end of 2011.

VictorianFibre Holding GmbH holds more than 98 % of the issued share capital of
Versatel AG and therefore is the majority shareholder of the company according
to section 327a para. 1 sentence 1 AktG.


Berlin, 2nd of August 2011

The Management Board


Further inquiry note:
Steffen Vogel
Rechtsabteilung
Tel:: +49 (0)211 52283 556
E-Mail: steffen.vogel@versatel.de

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      Versatel AG
             Aroser Allee 72
             D-13407 Berlin
mail:     ir@versatel.de
WWW:      http://www.versatel.de
sector:      Telecommunications
ISIN:        DE000A0M2ZK2
indexes:     CDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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