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DGAP-Adhoc: Herlitz AG: Proposal to integrate participations of Pelikan Group

July 8, 2014

Herlitz AG / Key word(s): Investment 08.07.2014 14:27 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. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Berlin, 08 July 2014 - Pelikan International Corporation Berhad, Malaysia, (PICB), the major shareholder of Pelikan Holding AG and Herlitz AG, has informed the Management Board of Herlitz AG about its proposal to integrate equity participations of the Pelikan Group (Pelikan Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Pelikan Benelux N.V./S.A., Pelikan Schweiz AG, Pelikan Mexico S.A. de CV, Pelikan Japan K.K., Pelikan Middle East FZE as well as the logistics and production centre Falkensee) into Herlitz AG. This measure aims especially at streaming the key stationary business units and speeding up the positive development of Herlitz AG Group. By means of a capital increase and by placement of new shares such development shall be financed. With implementation of the transaction, the brands Pelikan and Herlitz will be further strengthened in future as well as the service activities of Herlitz AG. The Herlitz Management will examine this proposal from PICB in detail and agree on the details of the strategic measure with all involved parties of the equity. The aim of PICB is to close the transaction process until end of September 2014. Pelikan International Corporation Berhad, Malaysia, is holding 96,49 % of the shares of Pelikan Holding AG, and 70,123% of the shares of Herlitz AG. The Management Board of Herlitz Aktiengesellschaft08.07.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Herlitz AG Am Borsigturm 100 13507 Berlin Germany Phone: +49 (0)30 43 93-0 Fax: +49 (0)30 43 93-3300 E-mail: Internet: ISIN: DE0006053101, DE0006053119 WKN: 605310, 605311 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, Frankfurt (General Standard); Freiverkehr in Hamburg, MÜnchen, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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