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DGAP-Adhoc: Capital Stage raises dividend to 0.10 euros and offers shareholders a choice for the first time

May 16, 2014

Capital Stage AG / Key word(s): Dividend 16.05.2014 10:52 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- The information contained in this document is not for publication or distribution in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan. Hamburg, 16 May 2014 - Against the background of the positive development in the year 2013 and the still good prospects for the future the Management and Supervisory Board of Capital Stage AG suggest to the general meeting taking place on 26 June 2014 a dividend for the financial year 2013 amounting to 0.10 euros per share. This represents an increase by 25 per cent compared to the financial year 2012 (0.08 euros per share). Furthermore, the company intends to grant the shareholders the opportunity to either receive the dividend in cash or as shares of Capital Stage AG with a subscription price of 3.70 euros (share dividend). This results in a subscription ratio of 37:1. Possible residual amounts as a consequence of the subscription ratio will be settled in cash automatically. Management and Supervisory Board intend to create the needed shares by partly utilizing the authorized capital 2014, which has to be authorized by the general meeting. For this purpose a capital increase against contribution in kind with subscription right of the shareholders shall be resolved on after the authorized capital has been entered into the commercial register. Dividend claims deriving from the profit appropriation resolution of those shareholders that opted for the share dividend within the subscription period of presumably three weeks shall be contributed as contribution in kind. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News: Felix Goedhart, CEO of Capital Stage AG, explains: 'With this innovative kind of dividend payment we are satisfying the different interests of our shareholders in the best way.' About Capital Stage AG: Since 2009, Capital Stage has acquired solar power plants and wind parks in Germany, France and Italy with a capacity totalling to around 300 MWp, making it Germany's largest operator of solar parks. Its solar and wind parks generate attractive returns and continuous revenues, while offering a moderate level of investment risk. Capital Stage AG is listed in the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange an in the regulated market of the Hanseatic Stock Exchange Hamburg (ISIN: DE0006095003 / WKN: 609500). The shares of Capital Stage AG have been included in the Deutsche BÖrse selective index SDAX in March 2014. For further information about the company, please visit www.capitalstage.com16.05.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Capital Stage AG Große Elbstraße 45 22767 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 4037 85 62 -0 Fax: +49 4037 85 62 -129 E-mail: info@capitalstage.com Internet: www.capitalstage.com ISIN: DE0006095003 WKN: 609500 Indices: SDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hamburg; Freiverkehr in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, MÜnchen, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------


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