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14.01.2011

DGAP-PVR: Kontron AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Kontron AG 14.01.2011 17:50 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Notification pursuant to Section 27a German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) Notifying entities: 1. WP International II S.a.r.l., Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 2. WP X International Holdings LLC, New York, New York, United States of America, 3. Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P., New York, New York, United States of America, 4. Warburg Pincus X, L.P., New York, New York, United States of America, 5. Warburg Pincus X LLC, New York, New York, United States of America 6. Warburg Pincus Partners LLC, New York, New York, United States of America, and 7. Warburg Pincus & Co., New York, New York, United States of America Issuer: Kontron AG, Oskar-von-Miller-Strasse 1, 85386 Eching, Germany Dear Sir or Madam, on behalf of the entities listed above under No. 2 through No. 7 and in our own name, we hereby notify you of the following: 1. On January 14, 2011, the above entities (together, 'Warburg Pincus') notified pursuant to Section 21 German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) that the threshold of 10% in voting rights of Kontron AG was exceeded and amounted to 10.003% (5.570,000 voting rights) as of that date. Warburg Pincus considers its shareholding to be a long-term investment that does not serve for the realization of trading profits. 2. Warburg Pincus may purchase additional shares depending on the share price but does not intend to increase its shareholding beyond 20% within the next twelve months. Further, Warburg Pincus does not intend to make, and the purchase of additional shares does not serve as a preparation for, a public tender offer for Kontron AG within the next twelve months. 3. Warburg Pincus does not intend to influence the current composition of Kontron AG's management board, supervisory board or any other administrative, management or supervisory body of Kontron AG. 4. Warburg Pincus does not intend to fundamentally change the capital structure of Kontron AG, especially with regard to the ratio between internal and external financing or the dividend policy. 5. The acquisition of voting rights was financed by the use of own funds. WP International II S.a.r.l. 14.01.2011 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Internet: www.kontron.com End of Announcement DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Kontron AG 14.01.2011 17:50 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Notification pursuant to Section 27a German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) Notifying entities: 1. WP International II S.a.r.l., Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 2. WP X International Holdings LLC, New York, New York, United States of America, 3. Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P., New York, New York, United States of America, 4. Warburg Pincus X, L.P., New York, New York, United States of America, 5. Warburg Pincus X LLC, New York, New York, United States of America 6. Warburg Pincus Partners LLC, New York, New York, United States of America, and 7. Warburg Pincus & Co., New York, New York, United States of America Issuer: Kontron AG, Oskar-von-Miller-Strasse 1, 85386 Eching, Germany Dear Sir or Madam, on behalf of the entities listed above under No. 2 through No. 7 and in our own name, we hereby notify you of the following: 1. On January 14, 2011, the above entities (together, 'Warburg Pincus') notified pursuant to Section 21 German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) that the threshold of 10% in voting rights of Kontron AG was exceeded and amounted to 10.003% (5.570,000 voting rights) as of that date. Warburg Pincus considers its shareholding to be a long-term investment that does not serve for the realization of trading profits. 2. Warburg Pincus may purchase additional shares depending on the share price but does not intend to increase its shareholding beyond 20% within the next twelve months. Further, Warburg Pincus does not intend to make, and the purchase of additional shares does not serve as a preparation for, a public tender offer for Kontron AG within the next twelve months. 3. Warburg Pincus does not intend to influence the current composition of Kontron AG's management board, supervisory board or any other administrative, management or supervisory body of Kontron AG. 4. Warburg Pincus does not intend to fundamentally change the capital structure of Kontron AG, especially with regard to the ratio between internal and external financing or the dividend policy. 5. The acquisition of voting rights was financed by the use of own funds. WP International II S.a.r.l. 14.01.2011 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Internet: www.kontron.com End of Announcement DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

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