Acceptance of the offer by shareholders holding Dematerialised Shares

Shareholders who hold dematerialised shares and who wish to tender dematerialised shares in the buyback offer (the Offer) must instruct the financial institution with which they hold their securities account no later than 4.00 p.m. CET on 5 February 2024.

A shareholder who holds dematerialised shares will only be able to tender dematerialised shares to the Offer which are owned by such shareholder on 19 January 2024 (the Record Date).

Shareholders holding only dematerialised shares and that wish to participate in the Offer are not required to submit any acceptance forms attached to the Prospectus.

For a full description of the acceptance of the Offer, reference is made to Section 4.7.4 of the Prospectus.