Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with §15 WpHG: 3U HOLDING AG – Public buyback offer for 3,838,083 of its own shares

Marburg, February 7, 2009 – The Executive Board of 3U HOLDING AG (ISIN DE0005167902) in agreement with the Supervisory Board has decided today to stop the share buyback program executed through the stock exchange and submit a public buyback offer under German law for up to 3,838,083 shares of 3U HOLDING AG with an offering price of EUR 0.45 per share.

The offering period is to commence on Monday, February 9, 2009 and end on February 20, 2009, 12h00 CET.

The offering document is to be published on February 9, 2009, in the electronic Bundesanzeiger (Federal Bulletin) and on the website of the company under