Press Release

Dürr issues bonus shares on May 27, 2013

Bietigheim-Bissingen, May 21, 2013 - Dürr AG will carry out its announced issue of bonus shares in a ratio of 1:1 on May 27, 2013. On that particular day, all shareholders will have the same number of Dürr shares additionally credited to their securities account that they have in their portfolios on the evening of May 24, 2013. The allotment will automatically be made on May 27, 2013 and credited via the collective custody account; the shareholders do not need to make any arrangements. The allotment to the shareholders is free of charge.

The process of issuing these bonus shares will double the total number of shares in Dürr AG from 17,300,520 to 34,601,040 shares. The price of Dürr’s stock will accordingly be halved as of May 27. The participation ratio of each shareholder will remain unchanged, as will the valuation ratios of Dürr’s stock. The new shares are entitled to a dividend with retrospective effect as of January 1, 2013. This measure is intended to enhance the liquidity of Dürr stock and make it more appealing to private investors.

A prerequisite for the issue of the bonus shares was the doubling of the capital stock from € 44.3 million to € 88.6 million by way of a capital increase from Company funds. In the process, open reserves were converted into capital stock. The level of equity of Dürr AG, totaling € 432 million, remained unchanged. This measure was approved by resolution adopted at the General Meeting on April 26, 2013.

Dürr is a mechanical and plant engineering group that holds leading positions in the world market in its areas of operation. It generates a good 80% of its sales in business with the automotive industry. It also supplies the aircraft, machinery, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries with innovative production and environmental technology. The Dürr Group operates in the market with four divisions: Paint and Assembly Systems plans and builds paint shops and final assembly systems for the for the automobile and aircraft industries. Application Technology provides automated paint application, sealing, and glueing with its robot technologies. Machinery and systems from the Measuring and Process Systems division are used for balancing and cleaning and in engine and transmission manufacturing as well as in final vehicle assembly, among other areas. The fourth division, Clean Technology Systems, specializes in processes to improve energy efficiency and exhaust air purification. Dürr has 51 business locations in 23 countries worldwide and approximately 7,800 employees. The Group achieved sales revenues of € 2.4 billion in 2012.