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17 November 2022, Zwingenberg, Germany

MP Beteiligungs-GmbH Increases Stake in BRAIN Biotech AG

  • Block transaction recently successfully closed
  • MP Beteiligungs-GmbH has increased its holding throughout 2022
  • Long-term supporter of the development of BRAIN Biotech AG

BRAIN Biotech AG was informed by its anchor investor MP Beteiligungs-GmbH, Kaiserslautern, that MP Beteiligungs-GmbH now holds approximately 45 percent of the total share capital in BRAIN Biotech AG. The shareholding of MP Beteiligungs-GmbH in BRAIN Biotech AG has been continuously expanded over the course of the year through acquisitions in the open market. Due to the completion of a recent major block transaction, the total shareholding has grown to approximately 45%. MP Beteiligungs-GmbH intends to continue to accompany the development of BRAIN Biotech AG on the capital market in the long-term and considers the currently weak capital market environment for the BRAIN Biotech AG share price as a good investment opportunity.

Adriaan Moelker, CEO BRAIN Biotech, states: "We are very pleased with the continued vote of confidence from our anchor investor MP Beteiligungs-GmbH. BRAIN Biotech is developing very positively, both operationally as well as strategically. We are well on track to achieve our goals for this year and the medium term."

About BRAIN

BRAIN Biotech AG (“BRAIN”) is a leading European industrial biotechnology specialist with a focus on nutrition, health and the environment. As a technology and solutions provider the company supports the biologization of industries with bio-based products and processes. From contract R&D with industrial partners to advancing own disruptive incubator projects and customized enzyme products – BRAIN’s broad cutting-edge biotech expertise and its agile teams are key to success.

BRAIN Biotech AG, Germany, is the parent company of the international BRAIN Group, distributing specialty B2B products like enzymes or bioactive natural products. The BRAIN Group has its own fermentation or production facilities in Continental Europe, UK and the US, which together with the associated biotechnological solution competency complete the value chain within the group.

As a Participant of the United Nations Global Compact, BRAIN Biotech AG is committed to aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and to actively advance common societal goals. Our products and services target at least five of the UN SDGs directly.

Since its IPO in 2016, BRAIN Biotech AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE0005203947 / WKN 520394).

Disclaimer

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements reflect the current views, expectations, and assumptions of the management of BRAIN Biotech AG, and are based on information currently available to the management. Forward-looking statements are no guarantees of future performance, and entail both known and unknown risks as well as uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Numerous factors exist that could influence the future performance by, and future developments at, BRAIN Biotech AG and the BRAIN Group. Such factors include, but are not limited to, changes in the general economic and competitive environment, risks associated with capital markets, currency exchange rate fluctuations, changes in international and national laws and regulations, in particular with respect to tax laws and regulations, as well as other factors. BRAIN Biotech AG does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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