Siltronic AG Announces IPO Plans
Ad-Hoc Disclosure according to Sec. 15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) of May 15, 2015
Wacker Chemie AG / Strategic Corporate Decisions / Initial Public Offering
Munich, May 15, 2015
As previously announced, Wacker Chemie AG’s subsidiary Siltronic AG is preparing for an Initial Public Offering and a subsequent listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard). Today, Siltronic AG decided to release an announcement of its intention to float its shares, including newly issued shares from a capital increase, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The announcement indicates that the listing is expected to take place prior to the summer break, subject to market conditions. The full version of the press release can be found under the investor relations section of Siltronic AG’s website at
The securities of Wacker Chemie AG and Siltronic AG have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and may not be offered or sold within the United States, except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act.
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