Bastei Lübbe AG resolves buyback of up to 100,000 shares

Bastei Lübbe AG  / Key word(s): Share Buyback22.10.2014 15:21Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmittedby DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with section 15 WpHG:Bastei Lübbe AG resolves buyback of up to 100,000 sharesCologne, 21 October 2014. The Management Board of Bastei Lübbe AG (ISINDE000A1X3YY0) has resolved to exercise the authorisation granted by theAnnual General Meeting on 10 September 2013 to buy back its own shares inaccordance with section 71(1) no. 8 of the Aktiengesetz (AktG - GermanStock Corporation Act). It plans to acquire up to 100,000 shares(corresponding to around 0.75% of the share capital of the company) intotal. The shares acquired can be used for all purposes allowed by law. Theshares are to be acquired exclusively on the stock market. The countervalueto be paid by the company per share (not including incidental costs ofacquisition) must be within 5% above or below the average opening andclosing price of the company's shares on XETRA trading (or a functionallycomparable successor system) for the ten preceding exchange trading days.About Bastei Lübbe AG:
Bastei Lübbe AG is a publically held media company organised around itspublishing venture. The Cologne-based company currently has around 335employees. It publishes books, audio books, ebooks and digital products inboth the literary and popular science genres, as well as serialised novelsand puzzle magazines. Bastei Lübbe is also actively involved in brandlicensing and the development, production and distribution of gift,decoration and merchandising articles. Bastei Lübbe has for many yearsenjoyed an almost unbroken streak as the market leader in the growingsegment of hard-cover literature; in 2013 its literary ebooks division wasalso ranked number one on the market. 2013 saw the company's 60thanniversary celebration and its launch as a publicly traded company. Sharesof Bastei Lübbe AG are listed in the Prime Standard segment of theFrankfurt Stock Exchange (WKN A1X3YY, ISIN DE000A1X3YY0).Contact for Bastei Lübbe AG:Barbara FischerDirector of PR and Event Marketing Tel.: +49 (0) 221 / 82 00 28 50E-Mail: barbara.fischer@luebbe.de22.10.2014 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements,Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishCompany:      Bastei Lübbe AG              Schanzenstraße 6 - 20              51063 Köln              GermanyPhone:        02 21 / 82 00 - 0Fax:          02 21 / 82 00 - 1900E-mail:       investorrelations@luebbe.deInternet:     www.luebbe.deISIN:         DE000A1X3YY0, DE000A1K0169WKN:          A1X3YY, A1K016Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, Stuttgart End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------