Ad hoc announcements pursuant to Section 17 MAR

CENTROTEC places promissory note in the amount of EUR 90 million

Brilon, August 31, 2017: CENTROTEC Sustainable AG has successfully completed the placement of its unsecured promissory note loan with a total volume of EUR 90 million. Bayerische Landesbank is the arranger.

The issue volume is made up of two fixed-interest and two variable tranches with maturities of seven and ten years.

CENTROTEC has thus been able to use the current low interest rates to secure long-term financing on attractive terms. The funds are earmarked for general refinancing and corporate development.

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CENTROTEC Sustainable AG plans promissory note loan

Brilon, July 11, 2017: CENTROTEC Sustainable AG has today appointed Bayerische Landesbank with the task of putting an unsecured promissory note loan on the market. In making this move, the company would like to use the current low interest rates to secure long-term funds for its general refinancing and corporate development. No plans to finance a specific transaction exist. The promissory note loan is to have a volume of at least EUR 50 million and be offered in fixed-rate and variable-rate tranches, with maturities of 7 and 10 years. The closing of the transaction is expected to be by the end of August 2017.

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2014 revenue target achieved amid continuing weak market environment; EBIT of just under EUR 31 million expected

Brilon, January 30, 2015: According to provisional calculations CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Brilon, expects to achieve its revenue target for 2014 with consolidated revenue reaching around EUR 531 million. The continuing weak performance of most markets in the fourth quarter of the year and the development of the Russian rouble, which diminished the result (EBIT) by over one million euros, are likely to cause the previous earnings forecast to be narrowly missed at just under EUR 31 million.

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Q3 business performance down slightly on previous year – earnings forecast adjusted

Brilon, October 31, 2014: according to provisional calculations CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Brilon, generated revenue of EUR 146.3 million and an operating result before interest and taxes (EBIT) of EUR 14.7 million in the third quarter of 2014, representing a slight drop compared with the figures for the same period of the previous year (revenue EUR 147.1 million, EBIT 15.2 million). Revenue for the first nine months of the year came to EUR 390.5 million (previous year EUR 383.0 million), and the operating result (EBIT) to EUR 20.3 million (previous year EUR 22.2 million).

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Change on Management Board of CENTROTEC Sustainable AG

Brilon, April 3, 2014: CENTROTEC Sustainable AG announces that the incumbent Management Board Chairman of CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Dr Gert-Jan Huisman, has resigned as member and Chairman of the Management Board with immediate effect, in agreement with the Supervisory Board. His resignation was prompted by differing views on the business policy of the company, in particular with regard to the further strategic development of the Gas Flue Systems segment. Dr Gert-Jan Huisman will continue to serve the company in an advisory capacity until May 2015.

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CENTROTEC maintains positive business performance in a difficult market environment – substantial improvement in fullyear earnings expected

Brilon, November 13, 2012. The SDAX-listed company CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Brilon, increased its revenue by 2.7 % in the first nine months of the current financial year to EUR 388.4 million (previous year EUR 378.1 million). The third-quarter operating result (EBIT) of EUR 14.9 million was the highest ever quarterly EBIT in the company’s history. Based on the positive development in earnings, net borrowings of EUR 54.7 million at the end of the quarter were significantly down on the position one year ago (previous year EUR 88.7 million).

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2011 trading figures: revenue up 12 %, non-recurring effects weigh on earnings, regular distribution of dividend the target

Brilon, March 29, 2012: as already announced in January, CENTROTEC Sustainable AG, Brilon, increased its consolidated revenue by 12.1 % in the 2011 financial year to EUR 537.8 million (previous year EUR 479.7 million). The mainstay of growth was the group’s largest segment, Climate Systems, which enjoyed a rise in revenue of 15.1 % to EUR 381.8 million (previous year EUR 331.8 million) thanks to the positive sales performance of energy-saving solutions. Even if almost all European markets were down in 2011, the revenue performance in most countries was stable and showed gains in major markets. The inclusion of Dreyer & Bosse Kraftwerke GmbH in consolidation from August 2011 moreover contributed EUR 21.5 million to revenue growth.

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CENTROTEC sets another revenue record – non-recurring effects weigh on earnings

Brilon, November 10, 2011: The SDAX-listed company CENTROTEC Sustainable AG again posted record revenue in the third quarter of the current financial year. Revenue for the quarter climbed 9.2 % to EUR 143.8 million and therefore just outstripped the 8.2 % growth rate for the first nine months of 2011, which took the total for the year to date to EUR 378.1 million (previous year EUR 349.4 million). The Climate Systems segment contributed most to this growth, expanding by 11.1 % to EUR 266.1 million (previous year EUR 239.6 million); Dreyer & Bosse Kraftwerke GmbH, acquired at the end of August, was included here for the first time.

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CENTROTEC result for quarter well below expectations due to exceptional write-downs on value of CENTROSOLAR investment and for photovoltaic activities – forecast for year will not be achieved

Brilon, November 7, 2011: CENTROTEC Sustainable AG’s earnings for the third quarter of 2011 will reveal non-recurring, non-cash effects as a result of an adjustment to the value of the investment in CENTROSOLAR and the streamlining of the business portfolio for photovoltaic activities. At its meeting today, the Management Board of CENTROTEC resolved that due to the uncertainty of the photovoltaic market an impairment of approx. EUR 15 million will be booked for the valuation of the 26 % interest in CENTROSOLAR Group AG, leading at the level of the financial result to an exceptional write-down on the value of the investment by the same amount.

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CENTROTEC acquires interest in solar thermal specialist Industrial Solar, substantially expanding its range in the international growth market for solar process heat

Brilon, August 26, 2011: The SDAX-listed company CENTROTEC Sustainable AG is acquiring a 38 % interest in Industrial Solar GmbH, Freiburg by way of a capital increase. The latter company, which has arisen through a succession of spin-offs from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, has broad technology know-how in the field of solar process heat and solar cooling. The highly efficient Fresnel collector system, for applications in the temperature range from 130°C to approx. 400°C and covering a spread of thermal outputs from several hundred kW to the double-digit megawatt range, offers a broad range of industrial applications for solar process heat and solar cooling.

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