Publication of material transactions with related parties pursuant to section 111c of the German Stock Corporation Act

Marburg, 22 March 2023. 3U HOLDING AG (the Company) has today concluded a loan agreement with Mr Michael Schmidt. Michael Schmidt is a related party within the meaning of Section 111a of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG) due to his membership of the Company’s Supervisory Board and his position as a shareholder.

According to the loan agreement, the Company grants Mr Schmidt a bullet loan in the amount of EUR 2.7 million with an interest rate of 4.06% p.a. and a term until 19 May 2023. The loan amount is due for payment upon conclusion of the loan agreement. The interest rate corresponds to the current effective interest rate published by the Deutsche Bundesbank for new business of banks with economically independent private individuals and an initial fixed interest rate of up to one year. As collateral for the loan, Mr Schmidt has assigned to the Company as security a future purchase price claim against a limited liability company in the amount of the nominal value of the loan plus interest.

The company’s supervisory board had already approved the loan agreement prior to its conclusion in accordance with §§ 111b and 115 AktG.


Information published by:
Dr. Joachim Fleïng
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)6421 999-1200
Fax: +49 (0)6421 999-1222

Frauenbergstr. 31-33
35039 Marburg

LEI: 529900VVQ4470YJ67K26

Commercial Register: District Court Marburg HRB 4680
ISIN DE0005167902
Trading venues:
Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg/Hanover, Düsseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart

About 3U:
3U HOLDING AG ( has its headquarters in Marburg, Germany, and was founded in 1997. It is the operating management and investment holding company at the head of the 3U Group. For the purpose of increasing value for its shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers and all stakeholders, it acquires, operates and sells companies in the three segments ITC (Information and Telecommunications Technology), Renewable Energies and SHAC (Sanitary, Heating and Air Conditioning Technology).The 3U Group has successful and profitable business models based on megatrends in all three segments and is striving to achieve leading positions in the market, in particular with its e-commerce business area.

3U HOLDING AG’s shares are traded on XETRA, Tradegate and on the German regional stock exchanges (ISIN: DE0005167902; identifier: UUU).