MorphoSys AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

2018-07-25T15:00:04 CET

MorphoSys AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

MorphoSys AG
Semmelweisstr. 7
82152 Planegg
Germany

2. Reason for notification

X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
  Acquisition/disposal of instruments
  Change of breakdown of voting rights
X Other reason:
Voluntary group notification with triggered threshold on subsidiary level

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name: City and country of registered office:
FMR LLC Wilmington, Delaware
United States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.

 

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

20 Jul 2018

6. Total positions

  % of voting rights attached to shares
(total of 7.a.)
% of voting rights through instruments
(total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2)
total of both in %
(7.a. + 7.b.)
total number of voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation 9.13 % 0.00 % 9.13 % 31,808,035
Previous notification 7.52 % 0.00 % 7.52 % /

7. Notified details of the resulting situation

a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG)

ISIN absolute in %
  direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
DE0006632003 2,904,455 % 9.13 %
Total 2,904,455 9.13 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
%
    Total %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
%
      Total %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

  Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
X Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of voting rights (if at least held 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least held 5% or more) Total of both (if at least held 5% or more)
FMR LLC % % %
Fidelity Management & Research Company 5.81 % % 5.81 %
 
FMR LLC % % %
FIAM Holdings LLC % % %
Fidelity Institutional Asset Management Trust Company % % %
 
FMR LLC % % %
FIAM Holdings LLC % % %
FIAM LLC % % %
 
FMR LLC % % %
Fidelity Advisory Holdings LLC % % %
Strategic Advisers LLC. % % %

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG

Date of general meeting:
Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights)

10. Other explanatory remarks:

 
 keine Auswahl