According to the EU Transparency Directive shareholders are obliged to notify both Chr. Hansen Holding A/S and the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority when the voting rights conferred on the shares or the nominal value of the shares held by the shareholder reaches, exceeds or falls below the thresholds of 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 1/3, 50%, 2/3, 90% or 100%. The voting rights shall be calculated on the basis of all the shares to which voting rights are attached, even if the exercise thereof is suspended.
The notification shall as a minimum include the following information:
a) the number of voting rights conferred and/or share capital nominal value held directly or indirectly;
b) the date on which the threshold was reached, exceeded or no longer reached;
c) the identity of the shareholder; and
d) the chain of controlled undertakings through which voting rights and/or share capital are effectively held, if applicable.
For legal persons based in Denmark, the name and CVR number is sufficient in respect of item c) above. For legal persons based outside Denmark, the following information is required: i) name, ii) address, iii) VAT identification number (if the company is based in the European Union), iv) company registration number and v) company registration certificate, which is no more than three (3) months old.
The notification shall be effected promptly and no later than four business days after the transaction in which the threshold was reached, exceeded or no longer reached.
The notification to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S shall be made by email to email@example.com. At the same time as the notification to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, a notification to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority shall be made electronically and using a digital signature via the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority website.