Cologne, 28 January 2016 - On 19 January 2016 Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung AG published an invitation to the holders of the EUR 250,000,000 Subordinated Fixed to Floating Rate Bonds due 2026 issued by Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung AG, ISIN XS0269270566 (the "Bonds") to tender to it for purchase for cash their Bonds at a purchase price of 102.50 per cent. (the "Invitation"). The Invitation expired at 4.00 p.m. (Frankfurt time) on 27 January 2016.
Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung AG has accepted tenders in a principal amount of EUR 115,300,000. Following the completion of the Invitation Bonds with a principal amount of EUR 107,600,000 remain outstanding.
Settlement of the Invitation is expected to take place on 29 January 2016.
The invitation referenced herein is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States by use of the mails or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, e-mail, facsimile transmission, telephone and the internet) of interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of a national securities exchange of the United States and the Invitation cannot be accepted by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility or from within the United States.
This notice does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States.
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO, OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (THE "UNITED STATES").