EANS-Voting Rights: Balda AG / Correction of a release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide distribution from Feb 16, 2011 at 12:50

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Announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG (share)

Correction of a Release according to Article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act)

This release is a correction of the release dated 16.02.2011.

On February 14, 2011, Quantum Partners LP, Willemstad, Curacao, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date Quantum Partners LP held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG.

On February 14, 2011, QP GP LLC, c/o The Corporation Trust Company, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date QP GP LLC held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG. All such voting rights are attributed to QP GP LLC pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG via Quantum Partners LP. The controlled undertaking through which the voting rights are held is Quantum Partners LP.

On February 14, 2011, Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V., Willemstad, Curacao, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V. held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG. All such voting rights are attributed to Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V. pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG via Quantum Partners LP. The chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are held is (i) QP GP LLC and (ii) Quantum Partners LP.

On February 14, 2011, Emerging Growth Fund Management C.V., Willemstad, Curacao, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date Emerging Growth Fund Management C.V. held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG. All such voting rights are attributed to Emerging Growth Fund Management C.V. pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG via Quantum Partners LP. The chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are held is (i) Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V., (ii) QP GP LLC and (iii) Quantum Partners LP.

On February 14, 2011, Quastro N.V., Willemstad, Curacao, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date Quastro N.V. held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG. All such voting rights are attributed to Quastro N.V. pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG via Quantum Partners LP. The chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are held is (i) Emerging Growth Fund Management C.V. (ii) Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V., (iii) QP GP LLC and (iv) Quantum Partners LP.

On February 14, 2011, Soros Fund Management LLC, New York, USA, has informed us according to Article 21 section 1 WpHG that on February 11, 2011, its stake in the voting rights in Balda AG, Bergkirchener Str. 228, 32549 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, ISIN: DE0005215107, WKN: 521510, fell below the threshold of 3% and that on this date Soros Fund Management LLC held 2.89%, i.e. 1,699,818 of the voting rights in Balda AG. All such voting rights are attributed to Soros Fund Management LLC pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG via Quantum Partners LP. The chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are held is (i) Quastro N.V. (ii) Emerging Growth Fund Management C.V. (iii) Quantum Emerging Growth Partners C.V., (iv) QP GP LLC and (v) Quantum Partners LP. All such voting rights are also attributed to Soros Fund Management LLC pursuant to Article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG. Such voting rights are directly held by Quantum Partners LP.

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issuer: Balda AG
Bergkirchener Str. 228
D-32549 Bad Oeynhausen
phone: +49 (0) 5734 9 22-0
FAX: +49 (0) 5734 922-2747
mail: info@balda.de
WWW: http://www.balda.de
sector: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN: DE0005215107
indexes: CDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München
language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Clas Röhl
Tel.: +49 (0) 5734 922-2728
croehl@balda.de

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