MUNICH--()--In relation to its voluntary public takeover offer to all shareholders of WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft ("WMF") for all of WMF's ordinary and preference shares, Finedining Capital GmbH ("Finedining" or the "Bidder") has issued an announcement that as of September 18, 2012, 2:00 p.m. (Frankfurt local time) / 8:00 a.m. (New York local time) the voluntary takeover offer has been accepted for 327,335 WMF ordinary shares and 276,918 WMF preference shares. This corresponds to approximately 4.32 % of the share capital, approximately 3.51 % of the voting rights and approximately 3.51 % of the voting share capital reduced in accordance with section 71b of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz - "AktG") of WMF. The acceptance period for the voluntary takeover offer is currently scheduled to end on September 20, 2012, midnight (Frankfurt local time) / 6:00 p.m. (New York local time).
A copy of the full announcement is available free of charge at www.finediningcapital-offer.com. This announcement is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. Any solicitation or offer will only be made through the offer document.