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27.07.2009

DGAP-Adhoc: Warburg Pincus acquires 8.8 percent of Kontron AG shares by way of a capital increase

Kontron AG / Capital Increase 27.07.2009 Release of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- ð§ Strategic investment by the global private equity firm ð§ Kontron further strengthens financial position for future growth Eching, Munich, July 27, 2009. On July 27, 2009, the management board of Kontron AG, with the consent of the supervisory board granted on the same date, resolved a capital increase from authorized capital. As part of the capital increase, Kontron AG's issued share capital will increase from EUR 50,788,024 by EUR 4,895,000 to EUR 55,683,024 against contributions in cash. A total of 4,895,000 ordinary bearer shares will be issued with entitlement to dividends from January 1, 2009. The new shares will be issued at an issue price of EUR 7.88 per share. The company will receive total gross proceeds of approximately EUR 38.6 million. The shareholders' preferential subscription rights have been excluded. The new shares will be subscribed for by a Warburg Pincus entity. Warburg Pincus, one of the world's leading private equity firms with currently more than 100 active investments and more than USD 25 billion in assets under management, acquires 8.8 percent of Kontron AG (based on the increased share capital). According to Kontron's management board, the new equity strengthens the company's solid financial position. It serves to finance long-term investments to expand Kontron's leading market position and to flexibly enable significant acquisition opportunities for the company in a consolidating market. Investor Relations: Further information: Gaby Moldan Dr. Udo Nimsdorf Kontron AG Engel & Zimmermann AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1, Agentur für Wirtschaftskommunikation 85386 Eching Schloss Fußberg, Am Schlosspark 15, Tel:08165/77212,Fax08165/77222 82131 Gauting Tel: 089-89 35 633, Fax: 089-89 39 84 29 Email: Gaby.Moldan@kontron.com Email: info@engel-zimmermann.de 27.07.2009 Financial News transmitted by DGAP =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Issuer: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Phone: 08165-77-225 Fax: 08165-77-222 E-mail: martin.przybyla@kontron.com Internet: www.kontron.com ISIN: DE0006053952 WKN: 605395 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, München, Hannover, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Kontron AG / Capital Increase 27.07.2009 Release of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- ð§ Strategic investment by the global private equity firm ð§ Kontron further strengthens financial position for future growth Eching, Munich, July 27, 2009. On July 27, 2009, the management board of Kontron AG, with the consent of the supervisory board granted on the same date, resolved a capital increase from authorized capital. As part of the capital increase, Kontron AG's issued share capital will increase from EUR 50,788,024 by EUR 4,895,000 to EUR 55,683,024 against contributions in cash. A total of 4,895,000 ordinary bearer shares will be issued with entitlement to dividends from January 1, 2009. The new shares will be issued at an issue price of EUR 7.88 per share. The company will receive total gross proceeds of approximately EUR 38.6 million. The shareholders' preferential subscription rights have been excluded. The new shares will be subscribed for by a Warburg Pincus entity. Warburg Pincus, one of the world's leading private equity firms with currently more than 100 active investments and more than USD 25 billion in assets under management, acquires 8.8 percent of Kontron AG (based on the increased share capital). According to Kontron's management board, the new equity strengthens the company's solid financial position. It serves to finance long-term investments to expand Kontron's leading market position and to flexibly enable significant acquisition opportunities for the company in a consolidating market. Investor Relations: Further information: Gaby Moldan Dr. Udo Nimsdorf Kontron AG Engel & Zimmermann AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1, Agentur für Wirtschaftskommunikation 85386 Eching Schloss Fußberg, Am Schlosspark 15, Tel:08165/77212,Fax08165/77222 82131 Gauting Tel: 089-89 35 633, Fax: 089-89 39 84 29 Email: Gaby.Moldan@kontron.com Email: info@engel-zimmermann.de 27.07.2009 Financial News transmitted by DGAP =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Issuer: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Phone: 08165-77-225 Fax: 08165-77-222 E-mail: martin.przybyla@kontron.com Internet: www.kontron.com ISIN: DE0006053952 WKN: 605395 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, München, Hannover, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

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