EANS-Voting Rights: SMT Scharf AG / Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide distribution

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

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

On March 5, 2013, Abdiel Qualified Master Fund LP, Camana Bay, Cayman Islands, has notified us pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its percentage of voting rights in SMT Scharf AG, Hamm, Germany, has exceeded the threshold of 3% and amounted to 3.02% (126,745 voting rights) as of March 5, 2013.

Of these voting rights, 3.02% (126,745 voting rights) are attributed to them pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 2 WpHG.

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issuer: SMT Scharf AG Römerstr. 104 D-59075 Hamm phone: +49(0)2381-960212 FAX: +49(0)2381-960311 mail: ir@smtscharf.com WWW: http://www.smtscharf.com sector: Machine Manufacturing ISIN: DE0005751986 indexes: SDAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share

stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt
language: English

Digital press kit: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/EASY_65541/aom

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Investor Relations
cometis AG
Henryk Deter / Patrick Ortner
Tel: +49(0)611 - 205855-16

Fax: +49(0)611 - 205855-66
e-mail: ortner@cometis.de

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