07 Oct 2021

Deutsche Wohnen SE: Takeover (Update as of 12 October 2021)

Update as of 12 October 2021

In the end-of-day processing as of today, 12 October 2021, open positions will be booked out effective 13 October 2021. We apologize for the one day delay in the processing.


Update as of 07 October 2021

In a media release dated 07 October 2021, the company Vonovia SE has announced that after closing of the regular tender period on 04 October 2021, Vonovia SE would control more than 60% of the voting rights in Deutsche Wohnen SE and had become Deutsche Wohnen SE’s majority shareholder. Accordingly, as described in Corporate Action Info 001 and pursuant to the Contract Specifications for Futures Contracts and Options Contracts at Eurex Deutschland, existing positions in futures contracts and options contracts related to Deutsche Wohnen SE will be settled at the theoretical fair value. Basis for the calculation of the fair values is the tender offer price of EUR 53.00 per share.

The final settlement prices for the options contracts DWNI with open interest are given in the table in Corporate Action Information 002 below. No open positions exist in futures contracts DWNF, D2WN and TDWN.

Tomorrow, 08 October 2021, all participants with open positions will receive an information containing an overview of their respective open positions. Resulting cash balances will be booked on 08 October 2021, with value date 11 October 2021. In the end-of-day processing on 11 October 2021, any open positions will be booked out effective 12 October 2021.

Trading in contracts related to Deutsche Wohnen SE is to be discontinued on 07 October 2021 after close of trading.


In separate media releases dated 01 August 2021, the companies Vonovia SE and Deutsche Wohnen SE have announced a further attempt to combine their businesses. According to the updated business combination agreement Vonovia SE is to acquire Deutsche Wohnen SE via a voluntary tender offer to the shareholders of Deutsche Wohnen SE at a price of EUR 53.00 per share.

More information about this transaction is available on the company’s website www.vonovia.com and on www.deutsche-wohnen.com, respectively.

This information describes the potential effects this transaction will have on the above-mentioned contracts.

 

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