Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG

EANS-Adhoc: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG decides on 10% Capital Increase from Authorized Capital

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17.11.2010

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA OR TO U.S. PERSONS

Asslar, November 17, 2010. Today, the Executive Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Asslar, (ISIN: DE0006916604) has decided on, and the Supervisory Board has approved, a capital increase of nearly 10% out of the company's authorized capital against cash contributions. The company's share capital will be increased by the issue of up to 897,059 new no-par value bearer shares from 22,964,736.00 euro by up to 2,296,471.04 euro to up to 25,261,207.04 euro. The new shares are entitled to dividends as from January 1, 2010. The new shares are to be offered to institutional investors by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process. Shareholders' subscription rights are therefore excluded.

The placement price and the exact number of shares to be issued shall be fixed shortly after the accelerated bookbuilding process presumably on November 18, 2010. The new shares are expected to be admitted for trading without a prospectus on November 19, 2010 in the regulated market (regulierter Markt) (Prime Standard) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and to be included in the existing listing presumably on November 22, 2010.

The proceeds of the issue shall be used to partially refinance the intended acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent´s Vacuum Technology Unit ("Adixen") as announced on November 3, 2010.

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft accompanies the transaction as Sole Lead Manager and Sole Bookrunner.

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About Pfeiffer Vacuum Pfeiffer Vacuum (Stock Exchange Symbol PFV, ISIN DE0006916604) is one of the world’s leading providers of vacuum solutions. Among a full range of hybrid- and magnetically levitated turbopumps, the portfolio comprises of backing pumps, measurement and analysis devices, components, vacuum chambers and systems. Ever since the invention of the turbomolecular pump by Pfeiffer Vacuum, the company has stood for innovative solutions and high-technology products that are used in the analytical segment, in research and development, environmental technology, chemistry, semiconductor production and coating technology, as well as in the automotive industry and any number of further sectors. Founded in 1890, Pfeiffer Vacuum is today active throughout the world together with a workforce of some 900 people as well as 14 subsidiaries and over 20 agencies. Further information is available at www.pfeiffer-vacuum.com.

This release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale, a solicitation of an offer to purchase or to subscribe for securities of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technologies AG ("Pfeiffer Vacuum"). Neither this release nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied on, in connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever.

This information is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States of America and may not be distributed to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")). In particular, this information does not constitute an offer of securities for sale, a solicitation of an offer to purchase or to subscribe for securities of Pfeiffer Vacuum in the United States. The securities of Pfeiffer Vacuum may not be offered, sold or delivered in the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons, unless registered under the Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption from such registration. The securities will not be registered under the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of securities of Pfeiffer Vacuum in the United States.

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Further inquiry note:

Brigitte Looß
Leiterin Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (6441) 802-346
E-Mail: Brigitte.Loos[at]pfeiffer-vacuum.de

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: DE0006916604
WKN: 691660
Index: TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, DAXsector All Industrial
Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / free trade
Hamburg / free trade
Stuttgart / free trade
Düsseldorf / free trade
Hannover / free trade
München / free trade

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