Lotto24 AG: Successful Cash Capital Increase at a 20% Premium

Lotto24 AG  / Key word(s): Capital Increase

21.10.2014 08:49

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Ad hoc announcement acc. to Sec. 15 WpHG

Lotto24 AG: Successful Cash Capital Increase at a 20% Premium

Not for distribution or release in or into the United States of America,
Australia, Canada or Japan, or in any other jurisdiction in which offers or
sales would be prohibited by applicable law.

(Hamburg, 21 October 2014) Lotto24 AG has increased its share capital by
EUR 1,996,271 from EUR 19,962,720 to EUR 21,958,991 against cash
contributions through the partial exercise of the company's Authorised
Capital as adopted by the Annual General Meeting of 21 May 2014 and under
the exclusion of shareholder subscription rights. The 1,996,271 new,
registered, no-par value shares were placed entirely with two significant
investors of Lotto24 AG, Othello Vier Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, a company
of the Günther Group, as well as Jens Schumann, at a price of EUR 3.00 per
new share. The placement price exceeds the volume weighted average price of
the Lotto24 shares on the day prior to the capital increase by nearly 20%.
Both investors have expressed their firm interest in supporting the company
also with regard to possible fund raisings in the future.

The company will receive gross proceeds from the capital increase of EUR
5.99 million. Lotto24 AG intends to use the net proceeds from the capital
increase to conduct marketing activities aimed at accelerating the
acquisition of new customers. Proceeds are also to be used for expansion of
the product portfolio to include additional lotteries.

The new shares are to be admitted for trading on the regulated market
(Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange without a prospectus.
M.M.Warburg & CO (AG & Co.) KGaA has advised on the capital increase.

This announcement may not be published, distributed or transmitted,
directly or indirectly, in the United States of America (including its
territories and possessions), Canada, Australia or Japan or any other
jurisdiction where such an announcement would be unlawful. The distribution
of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and
persons into whose possession this document or other information referred
to herein should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction.
Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of
the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.


This ad-hoc announcement does not constitute an offer of securities or a
solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States of
America, Germany or any other jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor
anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in
connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction.
The securities of Lotto24 AG may not be offered or sold in the United
States of America absent registration or an exemption from registration
under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act').
The securities of Lotto24 AG have not been, and will not be, registered
under the Securities Act.

In the United Kingdom, this document is only being distributed to and is
only directed at persons who (i) are investment professionals falling
within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
(Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the 'Order') or (ii) are
persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth
companies, unincorporated associations etc.) (all such persons together
being referred to as 'Relevant Persons'). This document is directed only at
Relevant Persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are
not Relevant Persons. Any investment or investment activity to which this
document relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged
in only with Relevant Persons.

In member states of the European Economic Area ('EEA') which have
implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a 'Relevant Member State'),
this announcement and any offer if made subsequently is directed
exclusively at persons who are 'qualified investors' within the meaning of
the Prospectus Directive ('Qualified Investors'). For these purposes, the
expression 'Prospectus Directive' means Directive 2003/71/EC (and
amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU, to the extent
implemented in a Relevant Member State).

No action has been taken that would permit an offering of the securities or
possession or distribution of this announcement in any jurisdiction where
action for that purpose is required. Persons into whose possession this
announcement comes are required to inform themselves about and to observe
any such restrictions.

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Language:     English
Company:      Lotto24 AG
              Straßenbahnring 11
              20251 Hamburg
Phone:        +49 (0)40 8 222 39 0
Fax:          +49 (0)40 8 222 39 70
ISIN:         DE000LTT0243
WKN:          LTT024
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart
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