Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with §15 WpHG: Public buyback offer successfully concluded

Marburg, 25 February 2009. Within the offering period of the public share buyback offer, which ran until 20 February 2009, 12:00 am, 3U HOLDING AG was offered 2,398,573 shares. The offer concerned a total of up to 3,838,083 shares of the Company. This corresponds to an acceptance ratio of 100 %. The 2,398,573 shares correspond to a share of 5.12 % in the nominal capital of the Company.

846,141 shares were acquired in the scope of the share buyback program executed through the stock exchange until 6 February 2009. In total 3U HOLDING AG holds now 3,244,714 own shares, which corresponds to a stake of 6.93 % in the equity of the Company.