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DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: Stabilus S.A.

2016-09-29 / 15:53
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Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to
the competent authority)i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to
which voting rights are attachedii:
Stabilus S.A.
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
[X] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
[ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments
[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
[ ] Other (please specify)iii:
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv :

Name:City and country of registered office
Marathon Asset Management LLP(if applicable):
London, UK

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v:
See attached breakdown.
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:
27 September 2016
6. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

% of voting% of votingTotal ofTotal number
rightsrights throughboth in %of voting
attached tofinancial(7.A +rights of
(total of(total of 7.B.1
7.A)+ 7.B.2)
situation on the
date on which
threshold was
crossed or
Position ofN/AN/AN/A
notification (if

7. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the
threshold was crossed or reachedviii:
A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type ofNumber ofvoting rightsix% of votingrights
ISIN code (if(Art 9 of(Art 10 of(Art 9 of(Art 10 of
SUBTOTAL A1,459,6145.91
B 1: FinancialInstrumentsaccording to Art.13(1)(a) ofDirective

Type ofExpirationExercise/Number of% of voting
financialdatexConversionvoting rightsrights
instrumentPeriodxithat may be
acquired if the
instrument is

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art.
13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC

Type ofExpirationExercise/Physical orNumber% of
instrumentPeriod xisettlementxiivotingrights

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation (please tick the applicable box):
[ ] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any
natural person or legal entity and does not control any other
undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the
(underlying) issuer.xiii
[ ] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entityxiv:

Namexv% of voting% of voting rightsTotal of both if
rights if itthrough financialit equals or is
equals or isinstruments if ithigher than the
higher than theequals or isnotifiable
notifiablehigher than thethreshold
William Arah
Jeremy Hosking
Neil Ostrer
Marathon Asset5.9105.91
Management LLP

9. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold
[% and number] voting rights as of [date]

10. Additional informationxvi:

Breakdown of Holdings:

Bank of New York Mellon312,830
BNP Paribas Securities Services11,875
Brown Brothers Harriman17,568
JP Morgan Chase92,580
Northern Trust762,260
Royal Bank of Canada2,558
State Street Bank & Trust Company, Boston517,260

The provided breakdown of holdings refer to the total number of shares in Stabilus S.A. managed by the portfolio managers of Marathon Asset Management LLP. No portfolio manager controls directly a disclosable position. The total includes 285,985 shares for which clients have retained the right to vote.

Done at London on 29th September 2016.

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