Voluntary public tender offer of Schaeffler AG to the shareholders of Vitesco Technologies AG
You have entered the website which Schaeffler AG (the “Bidder”) has designated for the publication of documents and information in connection with its voluntary public tender offer pursuant to the German Securities Acquisition and Trading Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz) (“WpÜG”) (the “Offer”) for all shares of Vitesco Technologies Group AG (the “Company”).
In order to access further information in connection with the Offer, visitors of this website are requested to confirm, at the bottom of this page, notice of the following legal information.
The Bidder publishes on this website information concerning the Offer. The Offer is being implemented solely in accordance with the applicable laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, in particular the WpÜG in conjunction with the German regulation on the contents of offer documents, considerations related to tender offers and compulsory offers, and exemptions from the obligation to publish and submit an offer (WpÜG-Angebotsverordnung), and with certain provisions of the securities laws of the United States of America applicable to cross-border tender offers. The offer is not made or intended to be made pursuant to the provisions of any other jurisdiction. Accordingly, no notifications, registrations admissions or approvals of the Offer or of the offer document containing the Offer (the “Offer Document”) have been or will be applied for or initiated by the Bidder or the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder outside of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder therefore do not assume any responsibility for compliance with law other than the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany or applicable securities laws of the United States of America.
The Offer will not be filed, published or publicly advertised pursuant to the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States of America.
The Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder assume no responsibility for the publication, dispatch, distribution or dissemination of any documents connected with the Offer outside the Federal Republic of Germany, the Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area being compatible with the applicable requirements of jurisdictions other than those of the Federal Republic of Germany. Furthermore, the Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder assume no responsibility for the non-compliance of third parties with any laws.
Access to this website may be restricted under the securities laws of certain jurisdictions. This disclaimer requires you to confirm certain aspects before you can access the information. The information is not directed at, and is not intended to be available to, any person who resides in any jurisdiction where doing so would be a violation of the relevant laws of that jurisdiction.
The information is provided in good faith and is intended for informational purposes and to comply with applicable laws and requirements. The information is not intended to constitute, and does not constitute, an offer or part of an offer to sell or otherwise dispose of any securities, or an invitation or solicitation of an offer to purchase or otherwise acquire any securities. Persons seeking access to this section of the website confirm and warrant to bidder that they are doing so for informational purposes only.
The final terms of the Offer may differ from the basic information described on this website. Shareholders of the Company are strongly advised to read the Offer Document as well as all other documents related to the Offer, as they will contain important information.
To the extent permissible under applicable law or regulation, the Bidder may purchase, or conclude agreements to purchase, shares in the Company, directly or indirectly, or enter into derivative transactions with respect to the shares in the Company, outside of the Offer, before, during or after the period in which the offer remains open for acceptance. This applies to other securities which are directly convertible into, exchangeable for, or exercisable for shares in the Company. These purchases may be completed via the stock exchange at market prices or outside the stock exchange in negotiated transactions. Any information about such purchases will be disclosed as required by law or regulation in Germany or any other relevant jurisdiction.
To the extent that any announcements on this website contain forward-looking statements, such statements do not represent facts and are characterized by the words “expect”, “believe”, “estimate”, “intend”, “aim”, “assume” or similar expressions. Such statements express the intentions, opinions or current expectations and assumptions of the Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder, for example with regard to the potential consequences of the Offer for the Company, for those shareholders of the Company who choose not to accept the Offer or for future financial results of the Company. Such forward-looking statements are based on current plans, estimates and forecasts which the Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder have made to the best of their knowledge, but which do not claim to be correct in the future. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and usually cannot be influenced by the Bidder or the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder. It should be kept in mind that the actual events or consequences may differ materially from those contained in or expressed by such forward-looking statements. The Bidder and the persons acting in conjunction with the Bidder assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements with respect to actual developments or events, conditions events, general conditions, assumptions or other factors.
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