Changes in the Supervisory Board

AD-HOC PRESS RELEASE ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 17 OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATIONS (MAR)

CHANGES IN THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF KAP BETEILIGUNGS-AG

The chairman of the Supervisory Board, Mr. Ian Jackson, managing director of The Carlyle Group, has resigned from his office as chairman of the Supervisory Board and will from June 5, 2018 no longer be a member of the Supervisory Board. Mr. Christian Schmitz, member of the Supervisory Board of KAP Beteiligungs-AG and managing director of The Carlyle Group, was today elected as new chairman of the Supervisory Board.

The Supervisory Board has in today┬┤s meeting also resolved to propose to the shareholders meeting that the number of supervisory board members is reduced from six to five. It is thus not intended to hold an election for a replacement supervisory board member.

Fulda, 8 May 2018

KAP Beteiligungs-AG

Guido Decker 
Management Board

Dr. Alexander Riedel
Management Board