Bastei Lübbe AG sells 3 % share in Daedalic Entertainment GmbH to British investor

Bastei Lübbe AG  / Key word(s): Miscellaneous17.09.2015 14:45Dissemination 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.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Bastei Lübbe AG sells 3 % share in Daedalic Entertainment GmbH to British investor Cologne, 17 September 2015. British investor Blue Sky Tech Ventures Limitedacquired 3 % of the shares in Daedalic Entertainment GmbH ("Daedalic") fromBastei Lübbe AG on the basis of a purchase agreement with effect fromtoday. Bastei Lübbe AG retains a 48 % share in Daedalic. In addition, BlueSky Tech Ventures Limited obtained an option to acquire another 5 % of theshares in Daedalic in the next year. The British investor already has a 55% stake in BEAM AG.In the next four years, Daedalic is planning a considerable expansion ofits business into the development and sale of adventure games. This growthprogramme is expected to be financed both with the support of Blue Sky TechVentures Limited and via equity of Daedalic Entertainment GmbH. BasteiLübbe is deconsolidating its investment mainly as a response to Daedalic'splanned self-financing. This step is intended to prevent the temporaryincrease in Daedalic's liabilities from negatively affecting Bastei LübbeAG's balance sheet ratios.Contact Bastei Lübbe AG:Barbara FischerHead of Press andEvent MarketingTel.: +49 (0) 221 / 82 00 28 50E-mail: barbara.fischer@luebbe.de17.09.2015 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:       Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated              Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover,              Stuttgart End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------