DGAP-Adhoc: Axel Springer SE: Axel Springer SE intends the sale of its stake in aufeminin S.A.




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12.12.17

DGAP-Adhoc: Axel Springer SE: Axel Springer SE intends the sale of its stake in aufeminin S.A.

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DGAP-Ad-hoc: Axel Springer SE / Key word(s): Mergers &
Acquisitions/Strategic Company Decision
Axel Springer SE: Axel Springer SE intends the sale of its stake in
aufeminin S.A.

12-Dec-2017 / 18:46 CET/CEST
Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR, transmitted by
DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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Today a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE and Télévision Française 1 S.A.
signed an agreement according to which Axel Springer shall have the option
to sell its 78.43% stake in aufeminin S.A. to Télévision Française 1 S.A. It
is envisaged to conclude a binding sale and purchase agreement after
completion of the legally required information and consultation procedure of
the works council of aufeminin S.A. At the level of Télévision Française 1
S.A. such consultation procedure has been completed already. The price per
share amounts to EUR 38.74 and the aggregate purchase price amounts to EUR
286.1 million. This corresponds to a premium of 45.7% on the closing price
as of December 8th 2017. Until the closing the price per share would be
increased monthly by an interest rate customary to such transactions.
aufeminin-group offers digital products and subscriptions on topics such as
fashion, beauty, lifestyle, cooking and health. aufeminin-group is part of
the Marketing Media segment of Axel Springer SE. The shares of aufeminin
S.A. are listed on Compartment B of Euronext Paris stock exchange.

Completion of the transaction will require clearance by the competent cartel
authorities.

Axel Springer SE
the Executive Board


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Language: English
Company: Axel Springer SE
Axel-Springer-Straße 65
10888 Berlin
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 2591-77421
Fax: +49 (0)30 2591-77422
E-mail: ir@axelspringer.de
Internet: www.axelspringer.de
ISIN: DE0005501357, DE0005754238,
WKN: 550135, 575423,
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated
Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover,
Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange



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Investor contact: Claudia Thomé
Tel: +49 30 2591 77421