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Hapag-Lloyd AG: Change in core shareholders' stake in Hapag-Lloyd AG

DGAP-News: Hapag-Lloyd AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous

18.06.2019 / 17:06
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Hamburg, 18 June 2019

Change in core shareholders' stake in Hapag-Lloyd AG

Hapag-Lloyd AG announces an increased participation of two core shareholders, which has reduced the free float to below nine percent. "We naturally regret the reduced free float, but the demand among our anchor shareholders also underlines their interest in and commitment to Hapag-Lloyd as a strategic investment," said Rolf Habben Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd AG.

Shareholder structure of Hapag-Lloyd AG as of 18 June 2019

CSAV Germany Container Holding GmbH
Klaus Michael Kühne (incl. Kühne Holding AG
and Kühne Maritime GmbH)
Qatar Investment Authority, through its
subsidiary Qartar Holding LLC
HGV Hamburgische Gesellschaft für Vermögens-
und Beteiligungsmanagement mbH
The Public Investment Fund on behalf of the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Free float* 8.6%

Percentages have been rounded
* The free float includes institutional shareholders with shareholding of less than 5%

About Hapag-Lloyd
With a fleet of 235 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.7 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world's leading liner shipping companies. The Company has around 12,800 employees and 398 offices in 128 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 2.5 million TEU - including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 121 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading operators in the Transatlantic, Middle East, Latin America and Intra-America trades.

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Heiko Hoffmann
Senior Director Investor Relations

Hapag-Lloyd AG
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20095 Hamburg
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