KarstadtQuelle AG

EANS-Adhoc: Ad hoc notification in accordance with § 15 of the German Securities Trading Act Arcandor AG: chances of finding a new anchor investor extremely low

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Essen/Germany, 12 August 2009. The Arcandor Management Board will end its search for a new anchor investor for Arcandor AG on 15 August 2009. Due to most recent developments and a difficult market environment the prospects for attracting an anchor investor allowing the Group to continue as a going concern are by now considered to be extremely low. The Management Board is now particularly focussing on finding investors for the Group's retail segments, Karstadt and Primondo.

The Management Board

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ots Originaltext: KarstadtQuelle AG
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Further inquiry note:
Detlef Neveling
Telefon: +49 (0) 201 727-9816
E-Mail: detlef.neveling@arcandor.com

Branche: Retail
ISIN:      DE0006275001
WKN:        627500
Index:    Midcap Market Index, MDAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX,
              Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Berlin / regulated dealing
              Hamburg / regulated dealing
              Stuttgart / regulated dealing
              Düsseldorf / regulated dealing
              Hannover / regulated dealing
              München / regulated dealing

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