C-QUADRAT Investment AG

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Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers / C-QUADRAT provides information on the planned increase of the stake at RPR private foundation

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Company Information

31.07.2008

• RPR Privatstiftung plans to increase its holding from approximately 2% to 16%

• Stake will be acquired in approximately equal share by the foundations of the C-QUADRAT founders

Vienna, Frankfurt, 31 July 2008. C-QUADRAT Investment AG (ISIN AT0000613005) announced that RPR private foundation will increase its holding in C-QUADRAT Investment AG, Vienna from the current level of approximately 2% to approximately 16%. This is subject to the relevant authorities. This increase will be carried in roughly equal parts by T.R. private foundation and San Gabriel private foundation -with the accession of the syndicate already existing between T.R. private foundation und San Gabriel private foundation.

The Austrian entrepreneur Ronny Pecik is the chief force behind the RPR private foundation, while the two C-QUADRAT founders Alexander Schütz and Thomas Rieß are behind T.R private foundation and San Gabriel private foundation. After conclusion of the transaction, the foundations of the two C-QUADRAT founders and RPR private foundation will hold approximately the same stake in the company. The largest single shareholder of C-QUADRAT Investment AG is the Auer von Welsbach Group with a stake of over 30%. The remaining shares are in the free float.

C-QUADRAT- the fund company - is an independent asset manager operating across Europe. Founded in 1991, the company has had is own asset management company with a bank licence since 2003 and has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since November 2006 and in the Prime Standard of the Vienna Stock Exchange since May 2008. The C-QUADRAT team has made a name for itself across Europe with its asset management, analysis and investment fund management activities and by devising structured products. Innovative investment strategies for institutional investors round off the product offering. Many banks, insurance companies and financial service providers operating internationally rely on the expertise of C-QUADRAT.

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Further inquiry note:
Andreas Wimmer
Member of the Board
C-QUADRAT Investment  AG
Stubenring 2
A-1010 Wien
Tel.: +43 1 515 66 316
Fax: +43 1 515 66 359
Mail: a.wimmer@investmentfonds.at

Branche: Financial & Business Services
ISIN:      AT0000613005
WKN:        
Index:    Prime.market
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / official market
              Wiener Börse AG / official market



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